10 Most Power Hungry States in America
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Earlier last month we profiled the ten most energy efficient states in the U.S. Well, these next ten states represent an altogether different group. These are the ten states that consume the most energy per capita, according to data and reports from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), and the U.S. Census Bureau.
Surprisingly, many of the states on our list are rural, several boasting less than ten people per square mile according to Census Bureau data, making them among the smallest states in the nation per capita.
These rural states are often also big energy producers, as is the case with states like Texas, Alaska, and Wyoming, all of which appear on our list and all which actually produce more energy than they consume, though they remain some of the biggest energy consumers...
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