Table 4.7.B. Net Summer Capacity of Utility Scale Units Using Primarily Renewable Energy Sources and by State, 2012 and 2011 (Megawatts)

Census Division
and State
Wind Solar
Photovoltaic
Solar Thermal Conventional
Hydroelectric
Biomass Sources Geothermal Total Renewable
Sources

Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2011
New England 784.1 422.8 49.2 13.9 0.0 0.0 1,956.9 1,946.9 1,367.5 1,421.6 0.0 0.0 4,157.7 3,805.2
Connecticut 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 122.2 121.7 172.5 178.2 0.0 0.0 294.7 299.9
Maine 427.6 322.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 742.3 742.3 534.6 576.0 0.0 0.0 1,704.5 1,640.8
Massachusetts 63.8 29.6 41.2 11.7 0.0 0.0 261.1 262.7 395.4 406.9 0.0 0.0 761.5 710.9
New Hampshire 171.0 24.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 505.0 493.3 162.4 157.9 0.0 0.0 838.4 675.2
Rhode Island 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.7 2.7 23.7 23.7 0.0 0.0 27.9 27.9
Vermont 120.2 45.2 8.0 2.2 0.0 0.0 323.6 324.2 78.9 78.9 0.0 0.0 530.7 450.5
Middle Atlantic 2,987.8 2,195.7 304.6 203.0 0.0 0.0 5,076.7 5,084.5 1,252.3 1,196.7 0.0 0.0 9,621.4 8,679.9
New Jersey 7.5 7.5 236.1 152.7 0.0 0.0 3.3 5.4 217.6 209.6 0.0 0.0 464.5 375.2
New York 1,636.4 1,398.9 31.5 31.5 0.0 0.0 4,311.9 4,319.1 456.6 449.4 0.0 0.0 6,436.4 6,198.9
Pennsylvania 1,343.9 789.3 37.0 18.8 0.0 0.0 761.5 760.0 578.1 537.7 0.0 0.0 2,720.5 2,105.8
East North Central 6,765.9 5,222.8 60.8 31.4 0.0 0.0 817.0 820.6 1,118.1 1,064.7 0.0 0.0 8,761.8 7,139.5
Illinois 3,520.1 2,737.3 29.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 34.1 34.1 131.9 124.4 0.0 0.0 3,715.1 2,904.8
Indiana 1,539.7 1,339.7 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 59.5 59.5 59.0 53.5 0.0 0.0 1,661.7 1,452.7
Michigan 874.8 374.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 237.0 237.8 459.3 446.5 0.0 0.0 1,571.1 1,058.9
Ohio 461.7 159.7 28.3 22.4 0.0 0.0 101.6 101.5 146.4 120.7 0.0 0.0 738.0 404.3
Wisconsin 369.6 611.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 384.8 387.7 321.5 319.6 0.0 0.0 1,075.9 1,318.8
West North Central 14,030.0 11,045.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3,282.1 3,294.1 423.6 423.8 0.0 0.0 17,735.7 14,763.1
Iowa 5,005.0 4,203.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 147.8 144.2 14.6 14.6 0.0 0.0 5,167.4 4,362.0
Kansas 2,719.1 1,271.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.0 2.6 7.1 7.1 0.0 0.0 2,733.2 1,281.5
Minnesota 2,842.3 2,576.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 175.7 196.8 371.9 373.7 0.0 0.0 3,389.9 3,146.8
Missouri 458.5 458.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 570.3 570.3 9.3 7.7 0.0 0.0 1,038.1 1,036.5
Nebraska 455.4 332.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 275.3 278.2 10.9 10.9 0.0 0.0 741.6 621.6
North Dakota 1,759.2 1,422.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 508.0 508.0 9.8 9.8 0.0 0.0 2,277.0 1,940.7
South Dakota 790.5 780.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,598.0 1,594.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,388.5 2,374.0
South Atlantic 705.3 650.1 234.9 126.2 0.0 0.0 7,145.5 7,145.8 3,430.3 3,284.4 0.0 0.0 11,516.0 11,206.5
Delaware 2.0 2.0 24.3 12.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.0 8.0 0.0 0.0 34.3 22.5
District of Columbia 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Florida 0.0 0.0 65.2 64.6 0.0 0.0 54.5 54.5 1,036.7 1,024.4 0.0 0.0 1,156.4 1,143.5
Georgia 0.0 0.0 3.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,047.9 2,048.7 648.8 641.2 0.0 0.0 2,699.9 2,689.9
Maryland 120.0 120.0 27.6 4.4 0.0 0.0 590.0 590.0 143.3 139.5 0.0 0.0 880.9 853.9
North Carolina 0.0 0.0 114.6 44.7 0.0 0.0 1,964.2 1,964.3 535.4 522.8 0.0 0.0 2,614.2 2,531.8
South Carolina 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,336.0 1,337.2 389.1 288.3 0.0 0.0 1,725.1 1,625.5
Virginia 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 866.2 866.2 666.8 658.0 0.0 0.0 1,533.0 1,524.2
West Virginia 583.3 528.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 286.7 284.9 2.2 2.2 0.0 0.0 872.2 815.2
East South Central 29.1 29.1 12.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 6,715.9 6,709.9 1,178.9 1,085.6 0.0 0.0 7,936.7 7,824.6
Alabama 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3,272.2 3,272.2 676.7 589.6 0.0 0.0 3,948.9 3,861.8
Kentucky 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 827.6 821.6 69.1 69.1 0.0 0.0 896.7 890.7
Mississippi 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 236.7 235.1 0.0 0.0 236.7 235.1
Tennessee 29.1 29.1 12.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,616.1 2,616.1 196.4 191.8 0.0 0.0 2,854.4 2,837.0
West South Central 15,311.8 12,172.1 75.2 43.5 0.0 0.0 3,080.2 3,080.2 1,219.8 1,065.7 0.0 0.0 19,687.0 16,361.5
Arkansas 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,340.7 1,340.7 325.8 325.8 0.0 0.0 1,666.5 1,666.5
Louisiana 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 192.0 192.0 379.5 324.5 0.0 0.0 571.5 516.5
Oklahoma 3,132.9 1,810.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 858.2 858.2 73.4 73.4 0.0 0.0 4,064.5 2,742.4
Texas 12,178.9 10,361.3 75.2 43.5 0.0 0.0 689.3 689.3 441.1 342.0 0.0 0.0 13,384.5 11,436.1
Mountain 6,758.1 5,407.5 1,167.8 417.2 69.5 65.0 10,507.8 10,507.5 159.9 144.2 439.1 374.7 19,102.2 16,916.1
Arizona 237.3 138.1 631.7 129.1 1.0 1.0 2,720.4 2,720.4 38.5 35.3 0.0 0.0 3,628.9 3,023.9
Colorado 2,271.1 1,792.9 115.4 85.6 0.0 0.0 655.6 661.8 13.0 13.0 0.0 0.0 3,055.1 2,553.3
Idaho 962.7 611.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,703.4 2,703.9 86.8 80.5 10.0 10.0 3,762.9 3,405.7
Montana 627.8 378.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,731.6 2,724.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3,359.4 3,102.8
Nevada 150.0 0.0 258.8 73.0 68.5 64.0 1,051.4 1,051.4 3.2 0.0 384.1 318.2 1,916.0 1,506.6
New Mexico 777.5 750.2 160.6 129.5 0.0 0.0 82.9 82.9 6.4 6.4 0.0 0.0 1,027.4 969.0
Utah 324.4 324.4 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 255.4 255.4 12.0 9.0 45.0 46.5 638.1 635.3
Wyoming 1,407.3 1,412.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 307.1 307.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,714.4 1,719.5
Pacific Contiguous 11,464.4 8,431.6 781.6 214.6 406.5 406.5 39,715.3 39,623.2 1,940.6 1,704.1 2,110.0 2,003.5 56,418.4 52,383.5
California 5,506.3 3,770.1 770.4 211.5 406.5 406.5 10,145.7 10,136.1 1,243.9 1,044.5 2,092.3 2,003.5 20,165.1 17,572.2
Oregon 3,151.9 2,208.0 10.7 2.6 0.0 0.0 8,454.7 8,419.8 314.0 277.0 17.7 0.0 11,949.0 10,907.4
Washington 2,806.2 2,453.5 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 21,114.9 21,067.3 382.7 382.6 0.0 0.0 24,304.3 23,903.9
Pacific Noncontiguous 238.3 99.0 7.2 2.2 0.0 0.0 440.6 438.9 227.2 221.6 43.0 31.0 956.3 792.7
Alaska 32.7 7.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 415.6 415.2 5.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 453.9 422.6
Hawaii 205.6 91.6 7.2 2.2 0.0 0.0 25.0 23.7 221.6 221.6 43.0 31.0 502.4 370.1
U.S. Total 59,074.8 45,675.9 2,694.1 1,052.0 476.0 471.5 78,738.0 78,651.6 12,318.2 11,612.4 2,592.1 2,409.2 155,893.2 139,872.6

Values are final.

NOTES:
Capacity from facilities with a total generator nameplate capacity less than 1 MW are excluded from this report. This exclusion may represent a signifciant portion of existing or planned capacity for some technologies such as solar photovoltaic generation.

Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860, 'Annual Electric Generator Report' and Form EIA-860M, 'Monthly Update to the Annual Electric Generator Report.'