Connecticut Energy Profile
Sources: Hartford, CT
Much like the rest of the state, Hartford’s two main energy sources are natural gas and nuclear power. In the winter, over have of Hartford residents use natural gas to heat their homes. The use of alternative energy for transportation, like biomass and electricity, is being promoted heavily in Hartford, CT. While the majority of renewable energy comes from hydroelectric power and biomass, Connecticut has been focused on developing their solar energy portfolio in recent years. For more information, see the Hartford, CT sources graph below.
Sources for Hartford, CT
Hartford, CT produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.
- Nuclear energy is still the main source for Hartford residents
- Natural gas is growing fast and is now the main source of heat in the winter for Hartford residents
- Hartford is promoting the use of alternative energy for the transportation sector to cut down on emissions
- Solar energy is on the rise with over 300 mW installed as of 2016.
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