Midwest Core > Minnesota
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
Minnesota does not have any crude oil production, but several pipeline systems bring crude oil from Canada and the western United States into the state.
Clearbrook oil distribution terminal in northwest Minnesota has emerged as a key distribution point, supplying crude oil to refineries in the Twin Cities, Superior Wis., Chicago and beyond.
Minnesota is a major ethanol-producing state with 21 ethanol production plants, most of which are located in the southern part of the state.
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Gasoline Tax total state + federal, 2014
Requires all electricity providers to obtain a share of their retail electricity sales from renewable sources. Specific requirements vary by utility size and ownership.
Requires that motor gasoline sold in the state be at least 10% blended ethanol mixture and that diesel contain 5% biodiesel (10% during the summer months).
Electricity net production, trillion btu