Sources: Champaign, IL
Champaign is located in the eastern part of the state and is only 178 miles from the Indiana border. This region is surrounded by rural farmland that produces the most ethanol in the US. It is also home to coal mines that account for 2.5 million short tons of coal reserves in the state. This region of Illinois is also a very flat and open landscape which is great for wind energy production. The majority of renewable energy produced in Illinois comes from wind energy but there is a growing solar energy initiative. The graph below will provide more information about the sources in Champaign, Illinois.
Sources for Champaign, IL
Champaign, IL produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.
- IL is a leading wind energy producer in the US with over 4,000 Mw installed
- Illinois has the largest crude oil-refining capacity in the Midwest
- Illinois has an estimated 2.5 million short tons of coal reserves
- IL is home to 1/8 of all nuclear energy production in the US
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