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Sources: Trenton, NJ

Trenton gets over 90% of their energy from either nuclear power or natural gas. Almost 5% of the energy generation comes from renewable energy sources with solar making up the majority of the renewable energy production. Coal is imported from other states and makes up a small amount of electricity. New Jersey does not produce any of its own natural gas. The natural gas it receives use to come from the Gulf of Mexico but now comes from Pennsylvania. Below you can find more information on energy sources used in Trenton, NJ.

Sources for Trenton, NJ

Trenton, 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 Trenton, coal is imported from other states
    • Natural gas has out produced nuclear energy since 2013

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