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Sources: Bridgeport, CT

Bridgeport resident’s primary energy sources are natural gas and nuclear energy. While nuclear energy is still the most widely used, natural gas is starting to be used more frequently in Bridgeport, CT homes. In 2016, for the first time, more natural gas was used to heat Connecticut homes than nuclear power. Being on the Pequonnock River, there is also a large amount of hydroelectric power generated in Connecticut. See the graph below for more information on the energy sources in Bridgeport, CT.

Sources for Bridgeport, CT

Bridgeport, CT produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.

  • Natural gas is fast growing in Bridgeport with over half the residents using it for heat
  • Bridgeport gets renewable energy from hydroelectric power, biomass, and solar energy
  • Over 90% of the electricity generated in Connecticut comes from natural gas or nuclear power
  • There are no fossil fuels in Bridgeport or the rest of Connecticut


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