200,000: The number of electric drive vehicles - hybrids, extended range and battery - that have been purchased in the United States in 2012.
Of all sources of energy consumed in the United States, oil provides the largest share at 36 percent.
Analysts predict that by 2017, the cost for electricity produced from new onshore wind farms will be lower than new advanced or conventional coal plan
Between 1950 and 2003, the fossil fuel industry raked in 75 percent of federal government energy development incentives.
20 percent of energy used in homes is for water heating
The US consumes 800 million gallons of oil each day.
The earth receives 1500 times as much energy than humans use from the sun each day.
About 10% of energy consumption goes toward raising, distributing, processing and preserving crops and animals used in the American food system.
16: The number of U.S. states that generate more than 10% of their electricity from renewable sources.
Livestock farming contributes to 18% of the global warming effect, more than emissions from every car, train and plane on Earth.
The US's electricity generation fuel mix is Coal 45%, Natural Gas 24%, Nuclear 20%, Hydropower 6%, Other Renewable 4%, Petroleum 1%.
A frack job used 4.5 million gallons, of which a amount approximately 10 to 40 percent flows back to the surface as toxic water.
The United States led the world with $48.1 billion in clean energy investments in 2011.
$ of a gal. of gas includes: cost of Crude Oil 76%; Refining Costs and Profits 6%; Distribution, Marketing, and Retail Costs and Profits 6%; Taxes 12%
26 percent of energy used in homes is for lighting and other appliances