Texas Electricity Generation, by Fuel Source, 2006
Exhibit 20 shows electricity generated by source in Texas in 2006.
- Natural Gas: 49.0%
- Coal: 36.5%
- Nuclear: 10.3%
- All Other Renewable Energy Sources: 2.0%
- Other Gases: 1.2%
- Petroleum: 0.4%
- Hydroelectric: 0.2%
Note: Other gases include manufactured gas, coke-oven gas, blast-furnace gas and refinery gas. Renewable resources include biomass, geothermal, solar, wind, ocean thermal, wave action and tidal action. Other includes fuel cells, coal dust, wood and waste products.
Source: Energy Information Administration