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The Most Consumed Fuel by State

September 24, 2014 by Robert Rapier
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Fuel Consumption by State

In 49 of 50 states, fossil fuels were the most consumed fuel. South Carolina was the single exception, where nuclear power was the most consumed fuel. And coal consumption predominates in states like West Virginia, Kentucky, and Wyoming, while unsurprisingly oil is the most consumed fuel in Texas.[read more]

Friday Energy Facts: India is Increasingly Dependent on Imported Fossil Fuels as Demand Continues to Rise

August 15, 2014 by U.S. EIA: Today in Energy

India Fossil Fuel Imports

India's dependence on imported fossil fuels rose to 38% in 2012, despite the country having domestic fossil fuel resources. India ranked as the fourth-largest energy consumer in the world in 2011. The country's energy demand continues to climb as a result of its dynamic economic growth and modernization.[read more]

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Were US Energy Policies Effective in Reducing 2013 Fossil Fuels Consumption?

February 12, 2014 by John Miller
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Policy and Fossil Fuel Consumption

United States renewable wind & solar power generation capacities grew at historic rates recently. How successful were U.S. energy policies overall in expanding clean energy production-consumption and displacing fossil fuels during 2013?[read more]

Will Fewer Young Drivers Today Mean Lower Fuel Demand Tomorrow?

September 4, 2013 by Geoffrey Styles
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Fewer Drivers, Less Fuel Use?

US gasoline demand peaked in 2007 and is expected to decline for two decades. An intriguing factor aligned with this shift, which would have been almost unthinkable only a few years ago, involves a surprising reduction in the number of licensed drivers under 40 years of age.[read more]