Energy Facts

Below are facts about New Hampshire energy and factors that can grow our nation's energy and economic security:

  • Nearly 25,000 jobs are supported by the oil and natural gas industry in New Hampshire, contributing $2.2 billion to the state's economy, representing 3.3% of the state's GDP.
  • America’s oil and natural gas industry supports 10.3 million jobs throughout the economy and 7.6 percent, or $1.3 trillion, of GDP (2015).
  • Nearly half of New Hampshire households relie on fuel oil for heat.
  • New Hampshire has no natural gas or oil reserves.
  • New Hampshire's transportation sector consumes more energy (33.3% in 2016) than any other end-use sector.
  • About one-fifth of New Hampshire net electricity generation comes from renewable resources.