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  • The eastern and western sections of the Rockies Express Pipeline (REX), one of the nation’s longest natural gas pipelines, connect in northern Missouri.
  • Coal-fired power plants provided 70% of Missouri's electricity net generation in 2020, and more coal was consumed for generation in Missouri than in any other state except for Texas.
  • Missouri uses nearly eight times more energy than it produces, but the state's energy consumption on a per capita basis is close to the national average.
  • Missouri has the third-largest biodiesel production capacity in the nation: 253 million gallons annually at 8 biodiesel plants.
  • Missouri's only nuclear power plant, Callaway Nuclear Generating Station, contributed nearly 11% of the state's electricity net generation in 2020.

Last Updated: May 20, 2021

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