Sources: Worcester, MA
Much like the rest of Massachusetts, Worcester’s main energy source is Natural gas. Nearly 2/3 of Worcester residents use natural gas to heat their homes in the winter months. Nuclear energy is the 2nd most used source with 20% of residents using nuclear as their main source of electricity. There are no fossil fuels in the state of Massachusetts which makes it very difficult for the state to produce as much energy as it consumes. In fact, MA residents consume time ten times more energy than the state produces. MA does have a strong renewable energy portfolio that includes hydroelectric, biomass, wind and solar energy. You can find out more about Worcester energy sources below.
Sources for Worcester, MA
Worcester, MA produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.
- Nearly 2/3 of the energy consumed in MA comes from natural gas
- Worcester residents use renewable energy from hydroelectric, wind, solar and biomass sources
- There are no fossil fuels in Worcester, the coal used is imported from other states
- Nuclear energy is declining as a main source of electricity in MA
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