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Energy Consumption Comparison by State

In 2014, Nebraska was the 19th lowest in energy consumption in the country. Nebraska consumed 864.3 trillion British thermal units (Btu) of energy, which was less than one percent of the nation's total consumption (0.9 percent). Texas had the highest consumption (12,899.5 trillion Btu which was 13 percent of the nation's total), and Vermont had the lowest consumption (139.9 trillion Btu).

bar chart showing the Energy Consumption by State comparison for 2014.

Total Energy Consumption Ranked by State

2014

(Lowest to Highest Rank)

Rank State Energy Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
1 Vermont 139.9
2 District of Columbia 178.9
3 Rhode Island 204.5
4 Delaware 274.0
5 Hawaii 281.2
6 New Hampshire 310.1
7 South Dakota 391.9
8 Montana 403.4
9 Maine 410.5
10 Idaho 519.9
11 Wyoming 535.6
12 Alaska 603.1
13 North Dakota 640.1
14 Nevada 660.3
15 New Mexico 679.1
16 Connecticut 750.0
17 West Virginia 752.9
18 Utah 798.0
19 Nebraska 864.3
20 Oregon 987.1
21 Arkansas 1,114.4
22 Kansas 1,132.4
23 Mississippi 1,155.5
24 Maryland 1,400.6
25 Arizona 1,422.6
26 Massachusetts 1,437.6
27 Colorado 1,477.2
28 Iowa 1,541.9
29 South Carolina 1,632.1
30 Oklahoma 1,679.9
31 Kentucky 1,770.7
32 Wisconsin 1,868.9
33 Missouri 1,903.8
34 Minnesota 1,912.1
35 Alabama 1,958.2
36 Washington 2,011.9
37 Tennessee 2,194.5
38 New Jersey 2,340.2
39 Virginia 2,430.2
40 North Carolina 2,554.8
41 Georgia 2,851.0
42 Michigan 2,881.5
43 Indiana 2,931.6
44 New York 3,742.9
45 Ohio 3,809.6
46 Pennsylvania 3,902.4
47 Illinois 4,042.3
48 Florida 4,121.7
49 Louisiana 4,279.4
50 California 7,620.1
51 Texas 12,899.5
United States Total 98,385.2

Sources: State Energy Data Report. Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

This table was updated on August 23, 2016.