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Sources: Rockford, IL

Rockford is located on the northern border of Illinois. This region is known for producing coal and some crude oil. It is also a major transportation hub for energy due to its centrally located geographical location in the US. This region is also known for its vast wind energy fields. Illinois is home to over 4,000 Mw wind energy capacity due to its open and flat landscape. IL is also the nation's leading nuclear power and ethanol generator. Below you will find more information on Rockford, IL energy sources

Sources for Rockford, IL

Rockford, 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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