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  • The Rockies Express Pipeline (REX), originally built to supply western natural gas to the East Coast, is now bidirectional between its Missouri hub and Ohio and can deliver natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica Shales to the Midwest.
  • Coal fueled 81% of Missouri's electricity generation in 2017, and more coal is consumed for electricity generation in Missouri than in all but two other states.
  • Missouri's one nuclear power plant, Callaway Nuclear Generating Station, contributed 10% of the state's net electricity generation in 2017.
  • Missouri has nine biodiesel plants and is the third largest producer of biodiesel among the states.
  • As of 2017, Missouri had about 1,000 megawatts of wind generating capacity installed among 500 wind turbines.

Last Updated: March 15, 2018

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