U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
State Profile and Energy Estimates
Choose a U.S. State or Territory
- About 90% of the energy Nevada consumes comes from outside the state.
- The 427-mile UNEV pipeline, opened in 2012, lets petroleum products from Salt Lake City area refineries flow to Las Vegas; previously, Las Vegas obtained petroleum products from California pipelines.
- Nevada generated 73% of its electricity from natural gas in 2015.
- Nevada ranked second in the nation in utility-scale net electricity generation from geothermal energy and fifth in utility-scale net generation from solar energy in 2015; 13.5% of Nevada’s net electricity generation in 2015 came from those two sources.
- Nevada's Energy Portfolio Standard requires that 25% of electricity sales come from renewable energy resources by 2025; in 2015, 20.3% of net electricity generation came from geothermal, solar, wind, biomass, and hydroelectric power sources.
Last Updated: December 15, 2016
More Data & Analysis in Nevada
Nevada, U.S. Rankings
|Total Energy per Capita||42|
|Total Energy per Capita||44|
|Carbon Dioxide Emissions||39|
Today In Energy
Nevada at a GlanceHousehold
Fact Sheet ›