CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
Government Financial Subsidies
Skip to Report

Exhibit 28-5

Estimated Percent of Total Federal Subsidies in 2006, Allocated by Fuel Source
Fuel SourcePercent of Subsidies
Oil & Gas 25.7%
Ethanol 34.6%
Coal 20.2%
Nuclear 8.7%
Wind 3.4%
Solar 2.8%
Hydroelectric Power 2.2%
Biomass 1.5%
Biodiesel 0.7%
Geothermal 0.2%

Total Federal Subsidies: $13.6 billion

Source: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Return to the Report

Required Plug-ins