Pennsylvania
PennsylvaniaCoal has generally been the dominant source of energy in Pennsylvania – the state produces the 4th most coal in the country.1
Source:
U.S. Energy Information Administration, March 2014
http://1.usa.gov/1McSwUO
But that is slowly changing thanks to a slew of pro-renewable policies, steady growth in the clean energy sector, and a Governor supportive of clean energy.

Wind power is the largest source of renewable energy in Pennsylvania, although the state also generates electricity from hydropower and biomass.2
Source:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, December 2014
http://1.usa.gov/1MmcVlh
Pennsylvania’s established manufacturing base has turned it into a leader in the production of wind turbine components; there are 28 facilities that manufacture components for the wind industry in the state.3
Source:
American Wind Energy Association
http://bit.ly/1OEh0oG


Pennsylvania does not have a renewable portfolio standard, but it does have an alternative portfolio standard that includes an 8% carve-out for renewable sources.4
Source:
DSIRE, September 2014
http://bit.ly/1HZ2xP4


Learn more about energy in Pennsylvania with ACORE’s Renewable Energy in the 50 States.

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