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Benton PUD's Fuel Mix

Fuel Type* 2020 Estimate 4-Year Average
Coal   0.0%   0.2%
Hydroelectric 77.9% 78.4%
Natural Gas   0.0%   1.2%
Nuclear  10.0%   9.5%
Petroleum   0.0%   0.0%
Solar   0.0%   0.0%
Wind   8.2%   6.3%
Other Generation   0.0%   1.1%
Unspecified Sources **   4.0%   3.3%
TOTAL 100% 100%
* Based on 2020 data reported by Benton PUD to the Washington State Department of Commerce.
**Unspecified sources are Benton PUD's market purchases when contracted resources are not sufficient to meet load and Benton PUD's allocation of Bonneville Power Administration's market purchases.  Benton PUD may not know the specific generation resource for its market purchase transactions as counterparties are not required to disclose the specific generation resource at the time of transaction.