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Sources: Dayton, OH

Dayton, along with the rest of Ohio, gets nearly 2/3 of their energy from coal-fired power plants. 8 out of the 10 total power plants in Ohio are coal-fired while the remaining two are nuclear power plants. The two nuclear plants produce 16% of the total energy generation in the state. Wind energy is the most abundant renewable energy produced in Ohio with 34 wind farms statewide. There is also a small amount of hydroelectric power, solar energy and biomass produced. With its vast farmlands, Ohio is the 8th largest producer of ethanol in the US. For more information on Dayton sources, see the graph below.

Sources for Dayton, OH

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

    • Nearly 2/3 of the energy produced in Ohio comes from coal
    • Natural gas generation has increased significantly in OH over the past decade
    • Wind energy is the most abundant renewable energy source with hydroelectric and solar installations increasing in the past 5 years
    • There are 2 nuclear power plants in the state that supply 16% of the total energy generation in Ohio

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At Compare Electricity, we are dedicated to bringing you all the latest videos to keep you informed about Dayton, OH 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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