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State Renewable Electricity Profiles

With Data for 2010  |  Release Date: March 8, 2012     full report

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New Jersey Renewable Electricity Profile 2010 New Jersey profile

Table 1. Summary Renewable Electric Power Industry Statistics (2010)  
Primary Renewable Energy Capacity Source Municipal Solid Waste/Landfill Gas
Primary Renewable Energy Generation Source Municipal Solid Waste/Landfill Gas
Capacity (megawatts) Value Percent of
State Total
Total Net Summer Electricity Capacity 18,424 100.0
Total Net Summer Renewable Capacity 230 1.2
Geothermal - -
Hydro Conventional 4 *
Solar 28 0.2
Wind 8 *
Wood/Wood Waste - -
MSW/Landfill Gas 171 0.9
Other Biomass 20 0.1
Generation (thousand megawatthours) Value Percent of
State Total
Total Electricity Net Generation 65,682 100.0
Total Renewable Net Generation 868 1.3
Geothermal - -
Hydro Conventional 18 *
Solar 21 *
Wind 13 *
Wood/Wood Waste - -
MSW/Landfill Gas 816 1.2
Other Biomass - 0.0
* = Absolute percentage less than 0.05.
- = No data reported.
Notes: Hydro Conventional does not include pumped storage. Solar includes solar thermal and photovoltaic. MSW = Municipal Solid Waste. Other Biomass includes agricultural byproducts/crops, sludge waste and other biomass solids, liquids and gases. MSW Biogenic includes paper and paper board, wood, food, leather, textiles and yard trimmings. Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.
Sources: Capacity: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860, "Annual Electric Generator Report." Generation: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report."

More Tables on Renewable Electricity in New Jersey: Formats
Table 2. State Total Electric Power Industry Net Summer Capacity, by Energy Source, 2006 - 20010 (MW)
Table 3. State Renewable Electric Power Industry Net Summer Capacity, by Energy Source, 2006 - 2010 (MW)
Table 4. State Total Electric Power Industry Net Generation, by Energy Source, 2006 - 2010 (Thousand MWh)
Table 5. State Renewable Electric Power Industry Net Generation, by Energy Source, 2006 - 2010 (Thousand MWh)


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