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  • In 2015, Indiana ranked eighth among the states in coal production and third in coal consumption. The state's industrial sector was third nationwide in coal consumption.
  • Indiana’s industrial sector, which includes manufacturers of aluminum, chemicals, glass, metal casting, and steel, consumed more energy in 2014 than the residential sector and the commercial sector combined.
  • As of January 2016, Indiana's Whiting oil refinery had the largest processing capacity of any refinery outside the Gulf Coast region.
  • Indiana is the nation's fifth largest producer of both corn and ethanol. One of every 8 gallons of U.S. ethanol production capacity is in Indiana.
  • A geothermal heating and cooling system is being installed at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, to replace an aging coal-fired power plant and enable the university to halve its carbon footprint.

Last Updated: April 20, 2017

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Indiana, U.S. Rankings

Total Energy per Capita 9
Total Energy per Capita 12
Total Energy 18
Crude Oil 24
Natural Gas 23
Coal 8
Electricity 13
Natural Gas 37
Electricity 28
Carbon Dioxide Emissions 8

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