Utah is fortunate to have abundant and diverse energy resources including large reserves of conventional fossil fuels, several areas suitable for renewable resource development, and vast quantities of untapped unconventional oil shale and oil sand resources. This publication, Utah's Energy Landscape, now in its third edition, was created to offer a complete, visual-based description of Utah's diverse energy portfolio. The graphs found within this document were created using data compiled by the Utah Geological Survey (UGS) from several different sources, including the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA) and the Utah Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining (DOGM), as well as in-house surveys and conversations with individuals and companies.2013 Update In 2012, Utah ranked 41st in the nation in total renewable net summer electric capacity. ... y M ary lan d W es tV irgin ia N ew H a m ps hi re M a s sa c hu se tts N e brask a Oh io 0 1, 000 2, 000 3, 000 41st 4, 000 Wind 327 ( 46.4%) (11.0%) Biomass ... Blundell plant (38 MW), and the new Cove Fort plant ( 25 MW), whereas the biomass portion is mainly from Wasatch Front landfill gas operations.
|Title||:||Utah’s Energy Landscape, 3rd Edition—2014 update|
|Author||:||Michael Vanden Berg|
|Publisher||:||Utah Geological Survey - 2014-05-15|