Sources: Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, like the rest of New Jersey, gets most of its energy from nuclear power and natural gas. They have no fossil fuels, so the small amount of coal used in New Jersey is imported from Pennsylvania. Also, New Jersey doesn’t produce its own natural gas, it is brought in from neighboring states. However, the state does produce its own nuclear power with 3 nuclear power plants. The oldest nuclear power plant is set to be closed in 2019. For more information on Jersey City energy sources, see the graph below.
Sources for Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, NJ produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.
- Over 90% of the energy produced in from natural gas or nuclear energy
- 75% of the renewable energy produced comes from solar
- Even though there are no fossil fuels in Jersey City, coal is imported from other states
- Natural gas has out produced nuclear energy since 2013
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