Sweeping Plains > Iowa
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
Natural gas supplies almost one-fourth of Iowa's total energy demand. The state does not have any natural gas production of its own, but it does contain four natural gas storage fields with a combined capacity of almost 300 billion cubic feet.
The state ranks relatively high in liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) consumption due to its heavy use for agricultural purposes and for residential heating.
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net energy Production trillion btu
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Gasoline Tax total state + federal, 2014
Requires all electric utilities to offer green power options. Requires the state's two investor-owned utilities to own or to contract for a combined total of 105 megawatts of renewable generating capacity.
Allows the statewide use of conventional motor gasoline.
Requires a permit and surety bond for oil and gas well drilling.
Electricity net production, trillion btu