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- Almost 90% of the energy Nevada consumes comes from outside the state.
- The 425-mile UNEV pipeline, opened in 2012, lets petroleum products from Salt Lake City area refineries flow to Las Vegas; previously, Las Vegas obtained petroleum products from California pipelines.
- Nevada generated 63% of its electricity from natural gas in 2014.
- Nevada ranked second in the nation in utility-scale net electricity generation from geothermal energy and third in utility-scale net generation from solar energy in 2014; 11.1% of Nevada’s net electricity generation in 2014 came from those two sources.
- Nevada's Energy Portfolio Standard requires that 25% of electricity sales come from renewable energy resources by 2025; in 2014, 18.6% of net electricity generation came from geothermal, solar, wind, and hydroelectric power sources.
Last Updated: November 19, 2015
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