CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN
Electricity
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Exhibit 27-6

Percent of Total Electricity Generated by Fuel Source, in Texas and the U.S., 2006
Fuel Source Texas U.S.
Coal 36.5% 48.9%
Petroleum 0.4% 1.6%
Natural Gas 49.0% 20.0%
Other Gases 2.0% 0.3%
Nuclear 10.3% 19.3%
Hydroelectric 0.2% 7.1%
Renewable 0.3% 2.4%
Other 2.0% 0.3%

Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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