40% of US Electricity Now Comes From Carbon-Free Sources

40% of US electricity now comes from carbon-free sources. This includes wind, solar and other renewables, as well as nuclear energy. Renewables capacity grew 12.6% in 2022. Here are 4 more leaps of green progress the US made in 2022: 1. Electric vehicle sales surged by 50% last year 2. Coal power’s contribution slid below 20% 3. US greenhouse gas emissions rose 1% last year 4. The US mobilized $141 billion in private green energy financing Watch to learn more about US electricity sources, and how the country is making progress on energy transition.