Washington Transportation Data for Alternative Fuels and Vehicles

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

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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) 2,592
Diesel (million gallons/year) 583
Electricity (thousand MWh/year) 92,336
Natural Gas (million cubic feet) 255,356
Conventional Power Plants 21
Generating Capacity (nameplate, MW) 6,990
Oil Refineries 5
Oil Refinery Capacity (bbl/day) 631,700
Renewable Power Plants 85
Renewable Power Plant Capacity (nameplate, MW) 23,443

Source: Biofuels Atlas from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory


Regional Fuel Prices

Average fuel prices as of January 2022

Fuel West Coast Region National Average
per unit sold per GGE per unit sold per GGE
Biodiesel (B20) $4.24/gallon $3.86/GGE $3.42/gallon $3.11/GGE
Biodiesel (B99–B100) $4.21/gallon $4.17/GGE $3.96/gallon $3.92/GGE
Ethanol (E85) $3.84/gallon $5.41/GGE $2.97/gallon $4.19/GGE
Natural Gas (CNG) $2.88/GGE $2.88/GGE $2.49/GGE $2.49/GGE
Propane $3.82/gallon $5.27/GGE $3.42/gallon $4.72/GGE
Gasoline $4.51/gallon $4.51/GGE $3.28/gallon $3.28/GGE
Diesel $4.70/gallon $4.23/GGE $3.62/gallon $3.26/GGE

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

Bioenergy Production and Infrastructure

Ethanol Plants 0
Total Ethanol Capacity (million gallons/year) 0
Biodiesel Plants 4
Total Biodiesel Capacity (million gallons/year) 117
Biopower Plants 13
Biopower Plant Capacity (nameplate, MW) 474.9

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 electric vehicles.