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Generation Source

MWh (2010)

% of Total (approx.)

Hydropower

8,638,596

78.5

Wind

1,413,122

12.8

Wood

259,923

2.36

Natural Gas

421,902

3.84

Residual Oil

92,051

0.84

Landfill Gas

78,935

0.72

Coal*

61,044

0.55

Petroleum Coke*

17,768

0.16

Distilled Fuel Oil (No.1, 2, or 4)

720

0.006

Tires

2,467

0.02

TOTALS

10,986,526

100

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Electricity Generation, by Source, in the North Country Region

Electricity Generation in the North Country Region Source: USEIA 2010 *In 2010, the remaining coal and petroleum coke electricity facility in the region, (formerly Black River Generation), was shut down, and its current owner, ReEnergy, announced it would convert the facility to use wood-chip/wood by-products as a fuel source when it reopens in 2013 (Source: ReEnergy representative).

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