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  • In 2013, Indiana ranked eighth among the states in coal production and third in coal consumption. The state's industrial sector was second nationwide in coal consumption.
  • Indiana’s industrial sector, which includes manufacturers of aluminum, chemicals, glass, metal casting, and steel, consumed more energy in 2013 than the residential sector and the commercial sector combined.
  • As of January 2015, Indiana's Whiting oil refinery had the largest processing capacity of any refinery outside the Gulf Coast region.
  • Indiana is a major producer of ethanol. As of January 2016, Indiana's ethanol plants were capable of producing more than 1.2 billion gallons of ethanol per year.
  • A geothermal heating and cooling system installed at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, has replaced a coal-fired power plant and enabled the university to halve its carbon footprint.

Last Updated: March 17, 2016

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Indiana, U.S. Rankings

Consumption
Total Energy per Capita 9
Expenditures
Total Energy per Capita 15
Production
Total Energy 19
Crude Oil 23
Natural Gas 24
Coal 8
Electricity 12
Prices
Natural Gas 45
Electricity 26
Environment
Carbon Dioxide Emissions 8

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Indiana Office of Energy Development

Indiana Department of Environmental Management

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission

Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Reclamation

United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

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