How much renewable energy states use

Michigan enacted a law Tuesday that requires 60% of its energy come from renewable sources.
A solar farm is seen west of Rio Rancho, N.M., on June 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)

Texas, Washington, and California use the most electricity generated from renewable sources, setting the pace as the U.S. as a whole uses more power from wind, solar and beyond.

A Pluribus News analysis of Energy Information Administration data found that the adoption of renewable energy around the country continues to expand, although its share among total energy generation varies from state to state. Texas’s 139 million megawatt hours of energy from renewables in 2022 amounted to about a quarter of its total generation, while its neighbor Louisiana is at 3%.

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