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Sources: Albany, NY

Albany residents get their energy from 3 main sources: natural gas, nuclear power, and hydroelectric power. About 10% of New York residents use electricity to heat their homes. More than half of New York’s power plants can burn either fuel or natural gas. This is important to avoid blackouts if one of the sources in short of supply. Biomass, coal and wind energy make up a small portion of the energy generated in the state. For more information on Albany energy sources, see the graph below.

Sources for Albany, NY

Albany, NY produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.

    • 80% of the renewable energy produced in the state comes from hydroelectric power
    • ¾ of energy generation comes from natural gas and nuclear power
    • Most of the new renewable energy production comes from wind energy installations
    • Biomass and coal make up a small percentage of energy generation in NY

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At Compare Electricity, we are dedicated to bringing you all the latest videos to keep you informed about the Albany energy usage and trends. Here is the latest video of the NY energy Usage. New Yorkers consume a lot of energy. In fact, they are a top 10 energy consuming state in the US. However, New Yorkers are also very energy efficient coming in are the lowest energy consuming state per capita. To learn more amount New York's energy consumption, check out the video below.


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