Posted September 10, 2016
Natural gas figures prominently in Nevada’s energy picture – despite the fact the state has no natural gas production of its own. Nevadans used more natural gas than any other energy source in 2014, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) – 39 percent of the state’s total. Natural gas accounted for 73 percent of Nevada’s net electricity generation in 2015, EIA says.
Posted September 2, 2015
Our series highlighting the economic and jobs impact of energy in each of the 50 states continues today with Nevada. We started the series with Virginia on June 29 and began this week with a review of Louisiana and Rhode Island. All information covered in this series can be found online here, arranged on an interactive map of the United States. State-specific information across the country will be populated on this map as the series continues.
As we can see with Nevada, the energy impacts of the states individually combine to form energy’s national economic and jobs picture: 9.8 million jobs supported and $1.2 trillion in value added.
Posted March 25, 2011