Massachusetts Energy Sources
Massachusetts produces nuclear electricity and renewable energy as its two main sources of energy. MA relies heavily on imports as it hosts 3 natural gas liquefying plants. However, renewable energy is beginning to grow in the state. In 2016, solar panel installation made for 88% of new energy generation in Massachusetts.
Sources for Massachusetts
Massachusetts produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.
- National gas accounts for 2/3 of electricity generation in MA
- 1/8 of all energy produced in Massachusetts come from renewable sources
- There are no fossil fuels in Massachusetts
- 1/6 of electricity comes from the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plants
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