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Energy Consumption

The essential data about energy consumption explained in 6 infographics. Detailed charts covering us energy consumption by source 1950-2018, per capita energy consumption 2014, us energy consumption by fuel and sector, fossil fuel and more. Learn the truth about energy consumption and how it relates to the state of the world on The Global Education Project website with un-biased facts from the most reliable sources.
US Energy Consumption by Source 1950-2018
Per Capita Energy Consumption 2014
US Energy Consumption by Fuel and Sector
Fossil Fuel
Industrialized civilization is dependent upon cheap and reliable fossil fuel energy. This section includes a look at production, consumption, remaining known resources and the global carbon budget.
Proven Coal Reserves In 2014, coal-powered plants at electrical utilities in the US accounted for 39% of electricity production, 27.5% in 2018, and 23.5% in 2019. The decline is due to increased availability of natural gas, decreased consumption, increase in renewable power,...
US Petroleum Production and Net Imports 2018


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