VT Energy Consumption by Sector
Transportation makes up the largest share of Vermont's energy consumption, with more than 90% of that energy derived from petroleum fuels.
Source: Vermont Transportation Energy Profile, 2017
Sources of Energy Consumed in VT
Fossil fuels supply the greatest proportion of energy used in Vermont, with gasoline and distillates (diesel, home heating oil) supplying about half.
Source: 2016 Comprehensive Energy Plan
VT Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Sector
Almost half of the greenhouse gases emitted in Vermont are from fossil fuels burned for transportation. This is a higher percentage than the nation as a whole, where about a third of GHGs come from transportation.