Usage: Atlantic City, NJ
Atlantic City's commercial sector uses a lot more energy than the residential sector. With all the entertainment of casinos and nightlife using energy throughout the day. The residents of Atlantic City are very energy-efficient compared to the national average. New Jersey ranks in the lower third of energy consumption per capita and exported more than 72 trillion BTUs of energy than it consumed in 2015. However, the New Jersey transportation sector used more energy than any other state in 2015. NJ residents get the majority of their electricity from nuclear power plants in the state. However, solar energy is growing in New Jersey and will account for 25% of usage by 2030.
Featured VideoAt Compare Electricity, we strive to bring you all the latest news and videos on the Atlantic City energy market. In our latest video, we detail energy usage in New Jersey. New Jersey's transportation sector uses the most energy in the state. Even though New Jersey residents use a lot of energy, they are towards the bottom in energy usage per capita due, in part, to many energy-efficiency initiatives the state has in place. For more New Jersey energy usage information, check out our latest video below.
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