Hydro Northwest > Idaho
Resources: A measure of total energy production and consumption per capita
Market: The cost of consumption, measured in electricity prices and gasoline taxes
Infrastructure: Capacity to generate and refine energy sources; miles of pipelines
Idaho gets a larger share of its net electricity from renewable resources (85%) than any other state.
Idaho is one of only eight states with operating geothermal power capacity and one of only seven with commercial electric geothermal generation.
Idaho neither produces nor refines petroleum.
Production trillion btu
net energy Production trillion btu
Consumption trillion btu
Gasoline Tax total state + federal, 2014
Does not mandate that utilities sell a certain percentage of electricity from renewable sources.
One of the few states to allow use of conventional motor gasoline statewide.
Requires permits and compliance bonds for oil and gas well drilling. A drilling permit fee costs $2,000. Compliance bonds are not less than $10,000 per well.
Electricity net production, trillion btu