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  • The Rockies Express Pipeline's (REX) eastern section is bidirectional and can deliver natural gas to Missouri that is produced from shale areas in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
  • Coal-fired power plants provided 73% of Missouri's electricity net generation in 2019, and more coal was consumed for generation in Missouri than in any other state except for Texas and Indiana.
  • Missouri uses nearly 10 times as much energy as it produces, but the state's energy consumption on a per capita basis is close to the national median.
  • Missouri has 9 biodiesel plants with a combined annual production capacity of 247 million gallons, the third-largest in the nation.
  • At the end of 2019, Missouri had about 1,000 megawatts of wind power generating capacity from 500 wind turbines, and nearly 900 additional megawatts of wind power was under construction.

Last Updated: May 21, 2020

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