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  • Wisconsin's industrial sector, including agriculture and the manufacture of machinery, fabricated metal products, and food and beverage products, was the largest end-use energy-consuming sector in 2014, accounting for almost one-third (32%) of the state's end-use energy consumption.
  • Coal has dominated electricity generation in Wisconsin.  In 2016, coal provided 52% of the state's net electricity generation.
  • After Kewaunee Power Station ceased operations in 2013, Point Beach, which has the one of the oldest operating reactors in the United States, became Wisconsin's sole nuclear power plant, providing 16% of the state's net generation in 2016.
  • In 2016, 8.3% of Wisconsin's net electricity generation came from renewable energy resources, including conventional hydroelectric power, wind, and biomass.
  • In 2016, Wisconsin ranked eighth in the nation in ethanol operating capacity at 537 million gallons.

Last Updated: April 20, 2017

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Wisconsin, U.S. Rankings

Consumption
Total Energy per Capita 24
Expenditures
Total Energy per Capita 29
Production
Total Energy 37
Crude Oil --
Natural Gas --
Coal --
Electricity 23
Prices
Natural Gas 36
Electricity 13
Environment
Carbon Dioxide Emissions 20

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