The United States is lessening its dependence on imports from politically shaky parts of the globe such as the Middle East and Africa and finding more fuel at home and from Canada. America’s Changing Energy Picture
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America’s Changing Energy Picture

Ramped-up efforts to diversify U.S. energy use are paying off. The United States is lessening its dependence on imports from politically shaky parts of the globe such as the Middle East and Africa. Look for oil imports to fall below 40% of total supply by 2015 or so, compared with 60% in 2005.

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Sources: U.S. Dept. of Energy, Solar Energy Industries Assn., American Wind Energy Assn., McKinsey, Kiplinger

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