Visualization of United States Renewable Consumption

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Motion chart visualization of the United States' Energy Information Administration State Energy Data System (SEDS). The default view shows how much different types of renewable energy is consumed in the U.S.


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The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) publishes a comprehensive database of energy statistics by state. This dynamic chart, called a motion chart, lets you explore and visualize this multidimensional dataset with just a few clicks of your mouse. This shows how much of different types of renewable and nonrenewable energy is consumed in the U.S. Click the play button to see how and where energy expenditures have changed since 1960. Or, explore more data: simply select different statistics on the x-axis, y-axis, or to represent the bubble size.

Source: The State Energy Data System (SEDS), compiled by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Annual estimates are available from 1960 – 2009 for state energy production and consumption estimates and from 1970 – 2010 for state energy price and expenditure estimates. Available:


  1.  "EIA SEDS"