Sources: Pasadena, MD
Pasadena residents get their energy from 3 main sources; coal, natural gas, and nuclear power. However, Maryland is home to one of the largest hydroelectric power plants in the nation that produces the bulk of their renewable energy. Maryland residents consume much more energy than the state produces. Nearly 80% of the energy used in Maryland is imported from other states. Mary's renewable energy portfolio is growing rapidly with hydroelectric power and solar power making up most of the new renewable energy sources in the state. For more information on Pasadena's energy sources, see the graph below.
Sources for Pasadena, MD
Maryland produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.
- Coal and nuclear power account for nearly 75% of Maryland’s total energy production
- 40% of Maryland residents use electricity to heat their homes in the winter
- Maryland is home to the Conowingo hydroelectric power plant, one of the biggest hydroelectric plants in the US
- Natural gas has been increasing in the last decade but is still far behind coal and nuclear power in MD
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