New Jersey Energy Generation Mix
The data below describes the amount of electricity produced by each fuel source within the state of New Jersey during a single month and as a trend over time. For New Jersey, in-state production of electricity is mostly comes from nuclear power plants and natural gas power plants.
New Jersey typically imports around 60% of the electricity used in the state from neighboring states. As such, this data is only representative of the 40% of electricity that is produced in-state.
New Jersey has one of the more aggressive renewable portfolio standards, or RPS, of any state. It requires that a certain percentage of electricity used by state of New Jersey be produced by renewable energy sources. Here are the yearly targets for the RPS as defined by S.B. 1925:
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View more details about New Jersey's renewable energy mix and New Jersey's renewable portfolio standard, including the solar carve out.