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Sources: Ohio

Coal accounts for over half of all the energy generated in Ohio. Nuclear energy and natural gas are also heavily produced in OH. Together, these 3 sources account for over 95% of all the energy produced in Ohio. However, wind energy has been growing in the state since 2004. Today, wind energy accounts for nearly half of all renewable energy produced in Ohio.

Sources for Ohio

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

  • Ohio is 12th in the nation in coal production with nearly 2/3 of electricity produced coming from coal.
  • Ohio is top 10 in the nation in overall electricity generation
  • Renewable energy accounts for 2% of Ohio’s energy generation with most of that coming from wind energy
  • There are 2 nuclear power plants in the state that supply 16% of the total energy generation in Ohio

Featured Video

At Compare Electricity, we are dedicated to bringing you all the latest videos to keep you informed about Ohio’s energy usage and trends. In our latest video, we detail Ohio's energy usage compared to the rest of the Country. Over 32% of Ohio's energy usage comes from its large industrial sector with commercial and residential sector each account for a little over 20%. Ohio's residential energy usage is nearly the same as the national energy usage throughout the year. For more information, check out the video below.


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