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The environmental and economic impacts of energy use are significant. Throughout New Hampshire, the nation, and the world, meeting energy demands with available, affordable energy, without compromising environmental quality, is an ongoing challenge. Energy use – specifically the burning of fossil fuels for electricity, transportation, and heating and cooling – accounts for the vast majority of air pollution. As a nation, Americans consume more energy than any other country. According to the US Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration, the U.S. average per capita energy consumption in 2005 was 340 million British thermal units (Btus). New Hampshire’s consumption per capita for the same period was 257 million Btus, ranking New Hampshire 45th compared to other states. more…

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  • Rebecca Ohler
    Climate and Energy Program Manager
    NH Department of Environmental Services
    29 Hazen Drive; PO Box 95
    Concord, NH 03302-0095
    (603) 271-6749
    (603) 271-1381 (fax)
    rebecca.ohler@des.nh.gov

 

 

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