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  • Nearly half of all New Hampshire households relied on fuel oil for heat in 2014.
  • New Hampshire is third in the nation, after Maine and Vermont, in the proportion of its net electric generation that comes from biomass, mainly wood and wood byproducts.
  • Seabrook, the largest nuclear power reactor in New England, provided 47% of New Hampshire’s 2015 net electricity generation.
  • Natural gas accounted for 30% of New Hampshire’s net electricity generation in 2015; the record high share for natural gas generation was 37% in 2012.
  • New Hampshire's renewable portfolio standard requires 24.8% of electricity sold in the state to come from renewable energy resources by 2025. Of New Hampshire's 2015 net electricity generation, 17% came from renewable energy.

Last Updated: June 16, 2016

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New Hampshire, U.S. Rankings

Total Energy per Capita 40
Total Energy per Capita 19
Total Energy 42
Crude Oil --
Natural Gas --
Coal --
Electricity 42
Natural Gas 47
Electricity 5
Carbon Dioxide Emissions 46

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New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning, Executive Office of the Governor

New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission

New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning, Fuel Assistance Program

New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning, Weatherization Assistance Program

New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning, Energy Efficiency Rebates and Incentives


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