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CHAPTER NINE
Overview: Renewable Energy
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Exhibit 9-1

U.S. Renewable Energy Consumption as Share of Total Energy in 2006
(percent)
SourcePercent
of Total
Petroleum40%
Coal23%
Natural Gas22%
Nuclear Electric Power8%
Renewable Fuels7%
Renewable Energy Consumption by Source as Share of Total Renewable Energy in 2006
(percent)
SourcePercent
of Total
Hydroelectric Power42%
Wood31%
Biofuels11%
Waste6%
Geothermal5%
Wind4%
Solar/PV1%

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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