New Hampshire
New HampshireIn 2013, 16% of New Hampshire’s electricity came from renewable sources.1
Source:
U.S. Energy Information Administration, March 2014
http://1.usa.gov/1BsCwTl
Most of the state’s current renewable energy capacity comes from a mixture of hydropower and biomass, although the state does feature some wind power as well.2
Source:
U.S. Energy Information Administration, December 2013
http://1.usa.gov/1NjVOAT
New Hampshire’s reliance on renewables fits in with its goal of getting 24.8% of its electricity from renewables by 2025 – over half of which has to have been added after 2006.3
Source:
DSIRE, February 2015
http://bit.ly/1Cs47ZL


Despite the state’s commitment to clean energy, renewables have been the subject of fierce debate lately. Some residents have pushed for a ban on wind energy installations, although the legislature rejected a wind power moratorium last year.4
Source:
Concord Monitor, January 2014
http://bit.ly/1FXtmo0
There is also a debate over whether to allow hydropower generated in Canada to qualify for the state’s renewable portfolio standard.5
Source:
New Hampshire Public Radio, January 2015
http://bit.ly/1yejf7M


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


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