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.
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