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- Excluding federal offshore areas, California ranked third in the nation in crude oil production in 2015, despite an overall decline in production since the mid-1980s.
- California ranked third in the nation in oil refining capacity as of January 2016, with a combined capacity of almost 2 million barrels per calendar day from the state's 18 operable refineries.
- In 2014, California’s per capita energy consumption ranked 49th in the nation; the state's low use of energy was due in part to its mild climate and its energy efficiency programs.
- In 2015, California ranked fourth in the nation in conventional hydroelectric generation, second in net electricity generation from all other renewable energy resources, and first as a producer of electricity from biomass, geothermal, and solar energy.
- In 2015, California ranked 15th in net electricity generation from nuclear power after one of the state's two nuclear plants, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, permanently ceased operations in June 2013.
- Average site electricity consumption in California homes is among the lowest in the nation (6.9 megawatthours per year), according to EIA's Residential Energy Consumption Survey.
Last Updated: October 20, 2016
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