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State Renewable Electricity Profiles

With Data for 2010  |  Release Date: March 8, 2012  |  Next Release Date: To Be Determined  |   full report

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New York Renewable Electricity Profile 2010 New York profile

Table 1. Summary Renewable Electric Power Industry Statistics (2010)  
Primary Renewable Energy Capacity Source Hydro Conventional
Primary Renewable Energy Generation Source Hydro Conventional
Capacity (megawatts) Value Percent of
State Total
Total Net Summer Electricity Capacity 39,357 100.0
Total Net Summer Renewable Capacity 6,033 15.3
Geothermal - -
Hydro Conventional 4,314 11.0
Solar - -
Wind 1,274 3.2
Wood/Wood Waste 86 0.2
MSW/Landfill Gas 359 0.9
Other Biomass - -
Generation (thousand megawatthours) Value Percent of
State Total
Total Electricity Net Generation 136,962 100.0
Total Renewable Net Generation 30,286 22.1
Geothermal - -
Hydro Conventional 25,472 18.6
Solar - -
Wind 2,596 1.9
Wood/Wood Waste 547 0.4
MSW/Landfill Gas 1,671 1.2
Other Biomass - -
- = 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 York: 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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