Friday, December 7, 2007

Fueling our Grid


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CTNE
Nuke47%29%
NG30%41%
Coal13%14%
Oil4%5%
Renewables
2%5%
Other (MSW)2%1%
Hydro1%6%

Someone was wondering what fuels are used to produce electricity in our region. Here is the most recent summary based on year-to-date data from the EIA. Actually, power coming on to our grid also comes from sources in NY, Canada and other regions not included in these numbers, but this gives the general idea.

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