Estimated State-Level Energy Flows in 2008

Sankey (or Spaghetti) diagrams parse out the energy flow by state, based on 2008 data from the Dept. of Energy. These diagrams can help bring a local perspective to energy consumption. The estimates include rejected or lost energy but don't necessarily include losses at the ultimate user end that are due to lack of insulation.

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A.J. Simon
R.D. Belles
Lawrence Livermore National Lab

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The diagrams are bundled as a large PDF requiring searching for the state of particular interest to the learner.

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