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U.S. Energy Sources, 2006–2012

Here’s a breakdown of the sources of energy in the United States for years 2006, 2009–2012:

2012

  • Oil 35%
  • Natural gas 25%
  • Coal 20%
  • Nuclear 8%
  • Renewable Energy 9%

2011

  • Oil 36%
  • Natural gas 25%
  • Coal 20%
  • Nuclear 8%
  • Renewable Energy 9%

2010

  • Oil 37%
  • Natural gas 25%
  • Coal 21%
  • Nuclear 9%
  • Renewable Energy 8%

2009

  • Oil 35.3%
  • Natural gas 23.4%
  • Coal 19.7%
  • Nuclear 8%.3
  • Renewable Energy 7.7%

2006

  • Oil 40%
  • Natural gas 22%
  • Coal 23%
  • Nuclear 8%
  • Renewable Energy 7%
Source: Energy Information Administration.

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