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  • The eastern and western sections of the Rockies Express Pipeline (REX), one of the nation’s longest natural gas pipelines, connect in northern Missouri.
  • In 2021, coal provided 74% of Missouri's electricity net generation, the second-highest share of any state, behind only West Virginia.
  • Missouri uses nearly eight times more energy than it produces. The state ranks sixth in the nation in per capita energy consumption in the residential sector.
  • Missouri has the third-largest biodiesel production capacity in the nation: 253 million gallons annually at 8 biodiesel plants.
  • In 2021, renewable energy provided nearly 12% of the state's total electricity net generation, exceeding 10% for the first time. Compared with 2020, the largest increase came from wind energy, where generation capacity more than doubled.

Last Updated: June 16, 2022

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