US Energy Usage In Numbers

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.

US Energy Usage in Numbers-statistics and trends

Infographic by- Viatechnik.com

To Publish this Image on your Blog or Website . Copy this code

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)

CountryPrice (in US cents/kWh)CountryPrice (in US cents/kWh)
    
Kuwait1Solomon Islands61
Bhutan1.88United States Virgin Islands50.8
Iran2Turks and Caicos Islands48.99
Pakistan2Tonga47
Russia2.4Niue44.3
    

 

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 ProductionStatePer capita consumption (in Million Btu)
    
Texas16.2%Wyoming975
Wyoming13.3%Louisiana886
Louisiana5.1%Alaska881
Pennsylvania5.0%North Dakota768
West Virginia4.9%Iowa494
    

 

Top Countries with highest and lowest annual per capita energy consumption ( in Million Btu)

 

CountryEnergy ConsumptionCountryEnergy Consumption
    
Iceland672.06Afghanistan3.58
Trinidad and Tobago633.48Eritrea5.64
Qatar509.53Bangladesh8.31
Kuwait485.83Haiti9.11
Luxembourg332.11Senegal10.82
    

 

Primary Energy Consumption by source and sector in United States

By Source

 Source%age
  
Petroleum36%
Natural Gas27%
Coal18%
Renewable Energy9%
Nuclear Power8%

 

By Sector

Sector%age
  
Residential & Commercial10%
Industrial22%
Transportation28%
Electric Power40%

 

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.

 

 

Enabling Automation in The Built Environment

Enabling Automation in the Built Environment The building and construction industry is primed for automation. The automatic manufacturing of the “stuff” of a building – the parts and pieces that …

The Construction Industry Has a Problem, and Women are Going to Solve It

  The 8-trillion dollar construction industry has a major problem. Simply put, we do not have enough people to meet construction demands worldwide. A recent study by Autodesk and the …

How VIATechnik is Promoting Mass Timber Construction with BIM

The world’s population is booming. According to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, urban areas will welcome 2.5 billion new residents by 2050. In addition to requiring …

Gehry’s CATIA in the Age of Computational Design

How On Earth Would You Build That? When the Canadian-born American architect Frank Gehry designed Peix—the fish-shaped sculpture commissioned for Barcelona when it hosted the 1992 Olympics—his team had to …

Prefab and VDC are a match made in heaven

Why you should embrace prefab and VDC, and how it could save the industry’s future When it comes to using prefabrication technology in the industry, we’re facing the same issues …