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Sources: Illinois

Illinois is the Midwest leader in crude oil and natural gas transportation with over 30 pipelines and 4 market centers. IL is the 3rd largest producer of ethanol in the country, generating over 1.6 billion gallons per year. Illinois also produces over 800 trillion BTUs from coal each year and is 2nd in the nation in harvesting coal from mines.

Sources for Illinois

Here are the current energy sources produced by the state of Illinois. 

    • IL is the Midwest leader in coal harvest and transportation
    • Illinois is the national leader in electricity generation from nuclear power
    • The majority of the renewable energy produced in IL is from wind energy
    • Illinois is home to 18 natural gas pipelines and 2 natural gas market centers

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At Compare Electricity, we strive to bring you all the latest news and videos from the Illinois energy market. Here is our latest video on energy sources from Illinois. Illinois is one of the leading producers of electricity in the US. They lead the nation in nuclear power generation and ethanol production. Also, they are 2nd in the nation in coal production. Centrally located in the US, Illinois is one of the top energy transportation states. For more information on the energy sources in Illinois, see the video below.


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