2021 Factbook

Clean Energy Growth Proves Resilient Through a Turbulent 2020

COVID-19 Causes Significant Challenges to U.S. Economy

The Sustainable Energy in America Factbook – produced annually for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy by BloombergNEF — provides valuable year-over-year data and insights on the American energy transformation and progress of energy efficiency, natural gas and renewable energy sectors.

COVID-19 led to changes in the lives of all Americans and dramatically impacted business operations in 2020. Despite these major headwinds, how the U.S. produces, delivers, and consumes hydrocarbons, electrons and heat marched onward. In fact, some key clean energy trends established over the last decade accelerated in 2020.

Expand your understanding of U.S. energy transformation by scrolling below. Join the conversation online with #cleanenergy, #2021Factbook.

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