Energy Sources in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania is one of our nation’s top energy producing states. With over 5 trillion cubic feet of production, Pennsylvania is the 2nd largest producer of natural gas in the united states. However, natural gas isn’t the only source PA produces in large quantities. Pennsylvania is the 3rd largest coal producer in the US and the only state to produce anthracite. They also were second in the nation in electricity generated from nuclear power plants.
Sources for Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.
- PA is the leading producer of coal, natural gas, electricity petroleum in the US
- Pennsylvania is the 3rd largest energy producing state in the US
- About 4% of the energy produced in PA comes from renewable energy sources that include hydroelectric, wind, biomass and solar
- Pennsylvania’s gross domestic product ranked sixth among the states in 2017
Featured VideoAt Compare Electricity, we strive to bring you all the latest news and videos on the Pennsylvania energy market. In our latest video, we detail energy sources generated in Pennsylvania. PA is 3rd in the nation in electricity generation with an abundance of natural resources. The 3 main sources that makeup for over 90% of the electricity generated in the state come from nuclear power, natural gas, and coal. In this video, you will learn more about the renewable and non-renewable sources in Pennsylvania.
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