Sources: Rockville, MD 20847
Much like the rest of the state of Maryland, the two main sources of electricity for Rockville residents are nuclear power and coal. There are very little natural gas reserves in the state, most of the natural gas used by Rockville residents are imported from nearby states via pipeline. Due to the lack of fossil fuels in the state, almost 80% of the energy consumed by Maryland residents come from other states. In the graph below, you can see all the sources of electricity production in Maryland.
Sources for Rockville, MD 20847
Rockville, MD produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.
- There is one nuclear power plant in Maryland that supplies 40% of the nuclear electricity consumed in the state
- There is no petroleum in Maryland, all petroleum used is imported from other states
- 70% of the natural gas consumed in MD is used by the residential and commercial sectors
- 66% of the coal used for electricity in MD comes from Pennsylvania
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