Sources: Manchester, NH
Over half on Manchester resident’s power comes from the Seabrook nuclear power plant, the biggest nuclear power plant in New England. However, natural gas has risen in the past 15 years in NH due to the opening of 2 large natural gas generating stations. While there are no fossil fuels in New Hampshire, there are plenty of renewable resources. Hydroelectric power. Wind energy and biomass make for the majority of renewable energy produced in New Hampshire. For more information on Manchester’s energy sources, see the graph below.
Sources for Manchester, NH
Manchester, NH produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.
- Nuclear power accounts for over half of the energy generation in New Hampshire
- Biomass is the top renewable energy source with hydroelectric and wind energy also abundant
- Natural gas has risen significantly in the past 15 years
- There are no fossil fuels in NH, all fossil fuels used are imported from surrounding states
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