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Energy Indicators  
Demography Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period
Population 5.8 million 1.8% 2020  
Civilian Labor Force 3.1 million 1.9% Mar-21  
Economy Wisconsin U.S. Rank Period
Gross Domestic Product $ 347.3 billion 21 2019  
Gross Domestic Product for the Manufacturing Sector $ 64,640 million 12 2019  
Per Capita Personal Income $ 55,487 26 2020  
Vehicle Miles Traveled 66,348 million miles 18 2019  
Land in Farms 14.3 million acres 20 2017  
Climate Wisconsin U.S. Rank Period
Average Temperature 44.9 degrees Fahrenheit 41 2020  
Precipitation 34.2 inches 31 2020  
Prices  
Petroleum Wisconsin U.S. Average Period find more
Domestic Crude Oil First Purchase -- $ 56.72 /barrel Feb-21  
Natural Gas Wisconsin U.S. Average Period find more
City Gate $ 7.30 /thousand cu ft $ 12.43 /thousand cu ft Feb-21 find more
Residential $ 7.29 /thousand cu ft $ 9.55 /thousand cu ft Feb-21 find more
Coal Wisconsin U.S. Average Period find more
Average Sales Price -- $ 36.07 /short ton 2019  
Delivered to Electric Power Sector $ 2.01 /million Btu $ 1.92 /million Btu Feb-21  
Electricity Wisconsin U.S. Average Period find more
Residential 13.99 cents/kWh 13.34 cents/kWh Feb-21 find more
Commercial 11.08 cents/kWh 11.93 cents/kWh Feb-21 find more
Industrial 7.97 cents/kWh 8.15 cents/kWh Feb-21 find more
Reserves  
Reserves Wisconsin 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) -- -- 2019 find more
Expected Future Production of Natural Gas Plant Liquids -- -- 2019 find more
Recoverable Coal at Producing Mines -- -- 2019 find more
Rotary Rigs & Wells Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period find more
Natural Gas Producing Wells -- -- 2019 find more
Capacity Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period
Crude Oil Refinery Capacity (as of Jan. 1) 38,000 barrels/calendar day 0.2% 2020  
Electric Power Industry Net Summer Capacity 16,541 MW 1.5% Feb-21  
Supply & Distribution  
Production Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period find more
Total Energy 330 trillion Btu 0.3% 2018 find more
Crude Oil -- -- Feb-21 find more
Natural Gas - Marketed -- -- 2019 find more
Coal -- -- 2019 find more
Total Utility-Scale Net Electricity Generation Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period find more
Total Net Electricity Generation 5,632 thousand MWh 1.7% Feb-21  
Utility-Scale Net Electricity Generation (share of total) Wisconsin U.S. Average Period
Petroleum-Fired NM 0.5 % Feb-21 find more
Natural Gas-Fired 25.8 % 34.1 % Feb-21 find more
Coal-Fired 50.2 % 26.9 % Feb-21 find more
Nuclear 14.3 % 19.3 % Feb-21 find more
Renewables 9.2 % 18.7 % Feb-21  
Stocks Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period find more
Motor Gasoline (Excludes Pipelines) 90 thousand barrels 0.6% Feb-21  
Distillate Fuel Oil (Excludes Pipelines) 920 thousand barrels 0.8% Feb-21 find more
Natural Gas in Underground Storage -- -- Feb-21 find more
Petroleum Stocks at Electric Power Producers 690 thousand barrels 2.8% Feb-21 find more
Coal Stocks at Electric Power Producers 2,443 thousand tons 2.2% Feb-21 find more
Fueling Stations Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period
Motor Gasoline 2,553 stations 2.3% 2019  
Propane 58 stations 2.1% 2021  
Electricity 408 stations 1.0% 2021  
E85 256 stations 6.9% 2021  
Compressed Natural Gas and Other Alternative Fuels 40 stations 3.2% 2021  
Consumption & Expenditures  
Summary Wisconsin U.S. Rank Period
Total Consumption 1,886 trillion Btu 19 2018 find more
Total Consumption per Capita 325 million Btu 22 2018 find more
Total Expenditures $ 22,699 million 20 2018 find more
Total Expenditures per Capita $ 3,909 28 2018 find more
by End-Use Sector Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period
Consumption
    »  Residential 446 trillion Btu 2.1% 2018 find more
    »  Commercial 378 trillion Btu 2.1% 2018 find more
    »  Industrial 609 trillion Btu 1.9% 2018 find more
    »  Transportation 453 trillion Btu 1.6% 2018 find more
Expenditures
    »  Residential $ 4,907 million 1.8% 2018 find more
    »  Commercial $ 3,506 million 1.8% 2018 find more
    »  Industrial $ 4,095 million 1.9% 2018 find more
    »  Transportation $ 10,191 million 1.7% 2018 find more
by Source Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period
Consumption
    »  Petroleum 111 million barrels 1.5% 2019 find more
    »  Natural Gas 568 billion cu ft 1.8% 2019 find more
    »  Coal 16 million short tons 2.6% 2019 find more
Expenditures
    »  Petroleum $ 11,784 million 1.7% 2019 find more
    »  Natural Gas $ 3,027 million 2.0% 2019 find more
    »  Coal $ 654 million 2.6% 2019 find more
Consumption for Electricity Generation Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period find more
Petroleum NM NM Feb-21 find more
Natural Gas 10,227 million cu ft 1.3% Feb-21 find more
Coal 1,599 thousand short tons 3.3% Feb-21 find more
Energy Source Used for Home Heating (share of households) Wisconsin U.S. Average Period
Natural Gas 65.8 % 47.8 % 2019  
Fuel Oil 1.7 % 4.4 % 2019  
Electricity 16.1 % 39.5 % 2019  
Propane 12.0 % 4.8 % 2019  
Other/None 4.4 % 3.5 % 2019  
Environment  
Renewable Energy Capacity Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period find more
Total Renewable Energy Electricity Net Summer Capacity 1,690 MW 0.6% Feb-21  
Ethanol Plant Nameplate Capacity 587 million gal/year 3.4% 2020  
Renewable Energy Production Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period find more
Utility-Scale Hydroelectric Net Electricity Generation 238 thousand MWh 1.1% Feb-21  
Utility-Scale Solar, Wind, and Geothermal Net Electricity Generation 168 thousand MWh 0.5% Feb-21  
Utility-Scale Biomass Net Electricity Generation 114 thousand MWh 2.6% Feb-21  
Small-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Generation 10 thousand MWh 0.3% Feb-21  
Fuel Ethanol Production 14,028 thousand barrels 3.7% 2018  
Renewable Energy Consumption Wisconsin U.S. Rank Period find more
Renewable Energy Consumption as a Share of State Total 11.0 % 22 2018  
Fuel Ethanol Consumption 6,627 thousand barrels 22 2019  
Total Emissions Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period find more
Carbon Dioxide 101.4 million metric tons 1.9% 2018  
Electric Power Industry Emissions Wisconsin Share of U.S. Period find more
Carbon Dioxide 35,179 thousand metric tons 2.0% 2019  
Sulfur Dioxide 16 thousand metric tons 1.3% 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.