Minnesota Transportation Data for Alternative Fuels and Vehicles

Find transportation data and information about alternative fuels and advanced vehicles in Minnesota, including laws and incentives, fueling stations, fuel prices, and more.

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Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition

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Transportation Fuel Consumption

Source: State Energy Data System based on beta data converted to gasoline gallon equivalents of petroleum (GGEs) for the transportation sector (which includes more than highway vehicles) from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Fuel Production

Gasoline (million gallons/year) 2,451
Diesel (million gallons/year) 626
Electricity (thousand MWh/year) 67,989
Natural Gas (million cubic feet) 406,682
Conventional Power Plants 48
Generating Capacity (nameplate, MW) 13,994
Oil Refineries 2
Oil Refinery Capacity (bbl/day) 348,500
Renewable Power Plants 123
Renewable Power Plant Capacity (nameplate, MW) 1,884

Source: BioFuels Atlas from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory


Regional Fuel Prices

Average fuel prices as of July 2019

Fuel Midwest Region National Average
per unit sold per GGE per unit sold per GGE
Biodiesel (B20) $2.87/gallon $2.61/GGE $2.86/gallon $2.60/GGE
Ethanol (E85) $2.29/gallon $3.23/GGE $2.36/gallon $3.33/GGE
Natural Gas (CNG) $2.06/GGE $2.06/GGE $2.21/GGE $2.21/GGE
Propane $2.70/gallon $3.73/GGE $2.83/gallon $3.91/GGE
Gasoline $2.68/gallon $2.68/GGE $2.76/gallon $2.76/GGE
Diesel $2.87/gallon $2.58/GGE $3.04/gallon $2.74/GGE

Source: Average prices per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) for the Midwest PADD from the Alternative Fuel Price Report

Bioenergy Production and Infrastructure

Ethanol Plants 22
Total Ethanol Capacity (million gallons/year) 1,147.1
Biodiesel Plants 3
Total Biodiesel Capacity (million gallons/year) 33.0
Biopower Plants 18
Biopower Plant Capacity (nameplate, MW) 738.2

Source: BioFuels Atlas from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Electricity Sources and Vehicle Emissions

Source: Energy Information Administration, Electricity Net Generation, Open Data API. Learn more about emissions from hybrid and plug-in electric vehicles.