With the US producing more carbon fuels, we thought it would be interesting to see how the production breaks down. In this infographic, we explore American energy production across renewable and fossil fuels.
Infographic by- Viatechnik.com
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The United States consumes nearly 19% of world total primary energy consumption.
Estimated annual per capita energy consumption in United States is 312 Million Btu as compared to world per capita energy consumption of 74 Million Btu.
Countries with highest and lowest electricity prices (in US cents/kWh)
|Country||Price (in US cents/kWh)||Country||Price (in US cents/kWh)|
|Bhutan||1.88||United States Virgin Islands||50.8|
|Iran||2||Turks and Caicos Islands||48.99|
Average electricity prices in United States is 8-17 US cents/kWh
US States with highest energy production and consumption
|State||%age of US energy Production||State||Per capita consumption (in Million Btu)|
Top Countries with highest and lowest annual per capita energy consumption ( in Million Btu)
|Country||Energy Consumption||Country||Energy Consumption|
|Trinidad and Tobago||633.48||Eritrea||5.64|
Primary Energy Consumption by source and sector in United States
|Residential & Commercial||10%|
US could become energy Independent by 2020 and the growth rate of energy production is estimated to be higher than growth rate of energy consumption through 2040
Domestic oil production will rise to 7.5 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2019, up from less than 6 million bpd in 2011.
The net import share of total U.S. energy consumption falls to 9 percent in 2040 from 19 percent in 2011.
United States will become a net exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in 2016 and a net exporter of total natural gas (including via pipelines) in 2020.
In 2012, renewable sources of energy accounted for about 9% of total U.S. energy consumption
The share of electricity generation from renewables grows to 16 percent in 2040 from 13 percent in 2011.
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