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- Massachusetts hosts three liquefied natural gas import terminals. In 2014, imports supplied about 6.7% of Massachusetts' demand for natural gas, down from 33% in 2010.
- One of the nation’s two Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserves storage sites, which are intended to avert disruptions in the supply of home heating oil, is located in Revere, Massachusetts.
- Massachusetts generated 64% of its electricity from natural gas and 7% of its electricity from coal in 2015.
- In 2015, 9.4% of net electricity generation in Massachusetts came from renewable energy resources, almost two-thirds from solar, wind, and biomass and more than one-third from hydroelectricity.
- In Massachusetts, 27.6% of residents use fuel oil as their primary heating fuel, more than five times higher than the nationwide average of 5.3%.
Last Updated: June 16, 2016
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