Essay on Current Modes Of Energy Production
III. Current US Energy Sources
A. Primary source of energy generation on the West Coast.
Information for the West Coast is based off (on) the states Hawaii (HI), Alaska (AK), Washington (WA), Oregon (OR), California (CA), Nevada (NV), and Arizona (AZ). West Coast electric power plants produced 13% of U.S. power generated in 2014. The West Coast also recorded the highest levels of renewable energy electricity in the continental U.S. within that 13% production. Renewable resources produced 41% of electricity generated on the West Coast (U.S. Department of Energy, 2014). This was split between 31% Hydro-electric (Did you mean “hydroelectric”) sources and 10% other renewable sources. The next highest producing source was…