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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.
  • Missouri was the first state west of the Mississippi River to produce coal commercially.
  • Coal fueled 83% of Missouri’s net electricity generation in 2014, 78% in 2015, and 77% in 2016.
  • Missouri's one nuclear power plant, Callaway Nuclear Generating Station, contributed 12% of the state's net electricity generation in 2016.
  • Renewable energy resources accounted for 3.4% of Missouri's net electricity generation in 2016; most of that generation came from conventional hydroelectric power, solar, and wind.
  • Missouri, with nine operating biodiesel plants and a tenth under construction, is the third largest producer of biodiesel among the states.

Last Updated: March 16, 2017

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Missouri, U.S. Rankings

Total Energy per Capita 25
Total Energy per Capita 27
Total Energy 40
Crude Oil 29
Natural Gas 33
Coal 24
Electricity 21
Natural Gas 23
Electricity 45
Carbon Dioxide Emissions 13

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Other Resources

Missouri Department of Economic Development, Division of Energy

Missouri Public Service Commission

Missouri Department of Social Services - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Missouri Department of Economic Development, Division of Energy, Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program

Missouri Department of Natural Resources - Geological Survey Program - Oil and Gas Council


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