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Energy Indicators  
Demography Virginia Share of U.S. Period
Population 8.6 million 2.6% 2020  
Civilian Labor Force 4.2 million 2.6% Feb-21  
Economy Virginia U.S. Rank Period
Gross Domestic Product $ 554.2 billion 13 2019  
Gross Domestic Product for the Manufacturing Sector $ 45,300 million 19 2019  
Per Capita Personal Income $ 62,362 14 2020  
Vehicle Miles Traveled 85,432 million miles 11 2019  
Land in Farms 7.8 million acres 34 2017  
Climate Virginia U.S. Rank Period
Average Temperature 57.4 degrees Fahrenheit 15 2020  
Precipitation 61.4 inches 7 2020  
Prices  
Petroleum Virginia U.S. Average Period find more
Domestic Crude Oil First Purchase -- $ 49.76 /barrel Jan-21  
Natural Gas Virginia U.S. Average Period find more
City Gate $ 3.25 /thousand cu ft $ 3.45 /thousand cu ft Jan-21 find more
Residential $ 10.91 /thousand cu ft $ 9.74 /thousand cu ft Jan-21 find more
Coal Virginia U.S. Average Period find more
Average Sales Price $ 98.06 /short ton $ 36.07 /short ton 2019  
Delivered to Electric Power Sector $ 2.24 /million Btu $ 1.90 /million Btu Jan-21  
Electricity Virginia U.S. Average Period find more
Residential 11.05 cents/kWh 12.69 cents/kWh Jan-21 find more
Commercial 7.36 cents/kWh 10.31 cents/kWh Jan-21 find more
Industrial 6.05 cents/kWh 6.35 cents/kWh Jan-21 find more
Reserves  
Reserves Virginia Share of U.S. Period find more
Crude Oil (as of Dec. 31) -- -- 2019 find more
Expected Future Production of Dry Natural Gas (as of Dec. 31) 2,297 billion cu ft 0.5% 2019 find more
Expected Future Production of Natural Gas Plant Liquids -- -- 2019 find more
Recoverable Coal at Producing Mines 175 million short tons 1.2% 2019 find more
Rotary Rigs & Wells Virginia Share of U.S. Period find more
Natural Gas Producing Wells 7,978 wells 1.6% 2019 find more
Capacity Virginia Share of U.S. Period
Crude Oil Refinery Capacity (as of Jan. 1) 0 barrels/calendar day 0.0% 2020  
Electric Power Industry Net Summer Capacity 27,837 MW 2.5% Jan-21  
Supply & Distribution  
Production Virginia Share of U.S. Period find more
Total Energy 900 trillion Btu 0.9% 2018 find more
Crude Oil * * Jan-21 find more
Natural Gas - Marketed 106,366 million cu ft 0.3% 2019 find more
Coal 12,297 thousand short tons 1.7% 2019 find more
Total Utility-Scale Net Electricity Generation Virginia Share of U.S. Period find more
Total Net Electricity Generation 8,024 thousand MWh 2.3% Jan-21  
Utility-Scale Net Electricity Generation (share of total) Virginia U.S. Average Period
Petroleum-Fired 0.1 % 0.3 % Jan-21 find more
Natural Gas-Fired 58.1 % 35.7 % Jan-21 find more
Coal-Fired 0.9 % 23.3 % Jan-21 find more
Nuclear 34.3 % 20.5 % Jan-21 find more
Renewables 7.1 % 19.6 % Jan-21  
Stocks Virginia Share of U.S. Period find more
Motor Gasoline (Excludes Pipelines) 20 thousand barrels 0.1% Jan-21  
Distillate Fuel Oil (Excludes Pipelines) 2,653 thousand barrels 2.1% Jan-21 find more
Natural Gas in Underground Storage 8,078 million cu ft 0.1% Jan-21 find more
Petroleum Stocks at Electric Power Producers 2,421 thousand barrels 9.5% Jan-21 find more
Coal Stocks at Electric Power Producers 621 thousand tons 0.5% Jan-21 find more
Fueling Stations Virginia Share of U.S. Period
Motor Gasoline 3,107 stations 2.8% 2018  
Propane 64 stations 2.4% 2021  
Electricity 820 stations 2.0% 2021  
E85 44 stations 1.2% 2021  
Compressed Natural Gas and Other Alternative Fuels 7 stations 0.6% 2021  
Consumption & Expenditures  
Summary Virginia U.S. Rank Period
Total Consumption 2,401 trillion Btu 13 2018 find more
Total Consumption per Capita 283 million Btu 31 2018 find more
Total Expenditures $ 30,612 million 13 2018 find more
Total Expenditures per Capita $ 3,601 37 2018 find more
by End-Use Sector Virginia Share of U.S. Period
Consumption
    »  Residential 610 trillion Btu 2.8% 2018 find more
    »  Commercial 636 trillion Btu 3.5% 2018 find more
    »  Industrial 438 trillion Btu 1.3% 2018 find more
    »  Transportation 717 trillion Btu 2.5% 2018 find more
Expenditures
    »  Residential $ 7,341 million 2.7% 2018 find more
    »  Commercial $ 5,515 million 2.9% 2018 find more
    »  Industrial $ 2,899 million 1.4% 2018 find more
    »  Transportation $ 14,858 million 2.5% 2018 find more
by Source Virginia Share of U.S. Period
Consumption
    »  Petroleum 155 million barrels 2.1% 2018 find more
    »  Natural Gas 683 billion cu ft 2.2% 2019 find more
    »  Coal 3 million short tons 0.6% 2019 find more
Expenditures
    »  Petroleum $ 17,001 million 2.3% 2018 find more
    »  Natural Gas $ 3,484 million 2.3% 2019 find more
    »  Coal $ 304 million 1.2% 2019 find more
Consumption for Electricity Generation Virginia Share of U.S. Period find more
Petroleum 24 thousand barrels 1.5% Jan-21 find more
Natural Gas 31,942 million cu ft 3.6% Jan-21 find more
Coal 40 thousand short tons 0.1% Jan-21 find more
Energy Source Used for Home Heating (share of households) Virginia U.S. Average Period
Natural Gas 32.6 % 47.8 % 2019  
Fuel Oil 4.1 % 4.4 % 2019  
Electricity 56.2 % 39.5 % 2019  
Propane 4.2 % 4.8 % 2019  
Other/None 2.8 % 3.5 % 2019  
Environment  
Renewable Energy Capacity Virginia Share of U.S. Period find more
Total Renewable Energy Electricity Net Summer Capacity 2,914 MW 1.1% Jan-21  
Ethanol Plant Nameplate Capacity 2 million gal/year * 2020  
Renewable Energy Production Virginia Share of U.S. Period find more
Utility-Scale Hydroelectric Net Electricity Generation 131 thousand MWh 0.5% Jan-21  
Utility-Scale Solar, Wind, and Geothermal Net Electricity Generation 141 thousand MWh 0.4% Jan-21  
Utility-Scale Biomass Net Electricity Generation 301 thousand MWh 6.2% Jan-21  
Small-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Generation 18 thousand MWh 0.7% Jan-21  
Fuel Ethanol Production 1,299 thousand barrels 0.3% 2018  
Renewable Energy Consumption Virginia U.S. Rank Period find more
Renewable Energy Consumption as a Share of State Total 8.0 % 31 2018  
Fuel Ethanol Consumption 9,903 thousand barrels 11 2019  
Total Emissions Virginia Share of U.S. Period find more
Carbon Dioxide 98.0 million metric tons 1.9% 2017  
Electric Power Industry Emissions Virginia Share of U.S. Period find more
Carbon Dioxide 29,965 thousand metric tons 1.7% 2019  
Sulfur Dioxide 13 thousand metric tons 1.0% 2019  
Nitrogen Oxide 22 thousand metric tons 1.6% 2019  

Notes & Sources

-- = No data reported.
*  = Value is less than half of the smallest unit of measure (e.g., for values with no decimals, the smallest unit is 1 then values less than 0.5 are shown as *.)
NA = Not available.
NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error or excessive percentage change.
W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Note: Small differences between source data and values displayed here may be due to independent rounding.
Note: Components of "Utility-scale net electricity generation (share of total)" may not add to 100% because "Total utility-scale net electricity generation" includes net generation from petroleum coke, pumped storage hydroelectric, other gases, and other energy sources, which are not shown separately.