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  • Wyoming produced 42% of all coal mined in the United States in 2015.
  • In 2015, 32 states received coal from Wyoming mines, with 10 states, including Wyoming, obtaining more than 90% of their domestic coal from Wyoming. 
  • Wyoming accounted for 6.2% of U.S. marketed natural gas production in 2015.
  • In 2015, almost 88% of net electricity generation in Wyoming came from coal and nearly 11% came from renewable energy resources, primarily wind.  
  • Wyoming had the third lowest average retail electricity rates of any state in 2015.

Last Updated: December 15, 2016

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