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  • Nearly half of all New Hampshire households relied on fuel oil for heat in 2015, and another 14% depended on propane.
  • In 2016, for the first time, New Hampshire obtained more net electricity generation from wind (2.3% of generation) than from coal (2.2% of generation).
  • Seabrook, the largest nuclear power reactor in New England, provided 56% of New Hampshire’s 2016 net electricity generation.
  • Natural gas accounted for 25% of New Hampshire’s net electricity generation in 2016; 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 15, 2017

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New Hampshire, U.S. Rankings

Consumption
Total Energy per Capita 41
Expenditures
Total Energy per Capita 19
Production
Total Energy 42
Crude Oil --
Natural Gas --
Coal --
Electricity 42
Prices
Natural Gas 12
Electricity 5
Environment
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 Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Energy Board

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