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  • One of the nation’s two Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve sites, which are intended to avert disruptions in the supply of home heating oil, is located in Groton, Connecticut.
  • More than one-third of Connecticut households used natural gas for home heating in 2014.
  • Connecticut is second only to Massachusetts in New England in committing demand resources (electricity use that can be turned off during periods of peak demand) to the New England grid. 
  • In 2015, 46% of Connecticut’s net electricity generation came from the 2,079-megawatt Millstone nuclear station.
  • Connecticut's renewable portfolio standard sets a goal of obtaining 23% of the state's electricity from renewable energy resources by 2020, plus another 4% from conservation and energy from industrial heat. In 2014, 3.5% of Connecticut's net electricity generation came from renewable energy. 

Last Updated: June 16, 2016

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