Table 4.7.B. Net Summer Capacity Using Primarily Renewable Energy Sources and by State, 2017 and 2016 (Megawatts)




Summer Capacity at Utility Scale Facilities Small Scale Capacity Capacity From Utility and Small Scale Facilities

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

Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016
New England 1,400.6 1,348.0 776.8 578.1 0.0 0.0 1,960.7 1,957.4 1,530.2 1,644.5 0.0 0.0 5,668.3 5,528.0 1,792.0 1,410.1 2,568.8 1,988.2 2,568.8 1,988.2
Connecticut 1.0 1.1 34.5 25.2 0.0 0.0 122.2 122.2 203.5 203.5 0.0 0.0 361.2 352.0 332.6 264.6 367.1 289.8 367.1 289.8
Maine 921.6 898.8 5.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 732.4 732.4 686.0 803.9 0.0 0.0 2,345.6 2,435.1 32.0 23.4 37.6 23.4 37.6 23.4
Massachusetts 92.9 94.5 643.8 477.0 0.0 0.0 267.4 265.9 285.3 283.3 0.0 0.0 1,289.4 1,120.7 1,215.4 988.4 1,859.2 1,465.4 1,859.2 1,465.4
New Hampshire 183.1 183.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 504.8 504.8 241.0 241.0 0.0 0.0 928.9 928.9 70.3 51.6 70.3 51.6 70.3 51.6
Rhode Island 51.8 50.3 18.7 10.2 0.0 0.0 2.7 2.7 40.1 36.9 0.0 0.0 113.3 100.1 51.4 22.3 70.1 32.5 70.1 32.5
Vermont 150.2 120.2 74.2 65.7 0.0 0.0 331.2 329.4 74.3 75.9 0.0 0.0 629.9 591.2 90.3 59.8 164.5 125.5 164.5 125.5
Middle Atlantic 3,205.6 3,204.1 879.4 767.6 0.0 0.0 5,466.2 5,630.7 1,304.8 1,325.5 0.0 0.0 10,856.0 10,927.9 2,529.8 1,999.7 3,409.2 2,767.3 3,409.2 2,767.3
New Jersey 7.6 7.6 664.7 606.6 0.0 0.0 12.3 12.3 227.3 227.3 0.0 0.0 911.9 853.8 1,271.0 1,058.2 1,935.7 1,664.8 1,935.7 1,664.8
New York 1,826.2 1,824.7 162.9 110.2 0.0 0.0 4,554.3 4,718.8 524.1 520.1 0.0 0.0 7,067.5 7,173.8 983.5 727.8 1,146.4 838.0 1,146.4 838.0
Pennsylvania 1,371.8 1,371.8 51.8 50.8 0.0 0.0 899.6 899.6 553.4 578.1 0.0 0.0 2,876.6 2,900.3 275.3 213.7 327.1 264.5 327.1 264.5
East North Central 9,096.7 8,173.7 392.3 256.4 0.0 0.0 857.3 853.1 1,284.8 1,288.3 0.0 0.0 11,631.1 10,571.5 293.7 188.1 686.0 444.5 686.0 444.5
Illinois 4,261.8 3,983.8 34.8 32.8 0.0 0.0 34.1 34.1 117.2 121.7 0.0 0.0 4,447.9 4,172.4 49.9 26.9 84.7 59.7 84.7 59.7
Indiana 2,109.4 1,889.7 196.7 160.5 0.0 0.0 60.4 60.4 76.3 76.4 0.0 0.0 2,442.8 2,187.0 45.6 12.6 242.3 173.1 242.3 173.1
Michigan 1,691.8 1,434.8 73.0 12.5 0.0 0.0 266.9 263.0 559.1 560.5 0.0 0.0 2,590.8 2,270.8 52.8 NM 125.8 NM 125.8 NM
Ohio 604.4 533.9 69.4 47.5 0.0 0.0 101.9 101.9 147.4 143.9 0.0 0.0 923.1 827.2 100.6 78.8 170.0 126.3 170.0 126.3
Wisconsin 429.3 331.5 18.4 3.1 0.0 0.0 394.0 393.7 384.8 385.8 0.0 0.0 1,226.5 1,114.1 44.8 29.3 63.2 32.4 63.2 32.4
West North Central 22,078.6 20,381.3 580.4 290.7 0.0 0.0 3,291.7 3,289.4 557.4 553.1 0.0 0.0 26,508.1 24,514.5 262.2 189.7 842.6 480.4 842.6 480.4
Iowa 6,972.2 6,771.7 7.7 2.6 0.0 0.0 146.4 144.9 21.4 21.4 0.0 0.0 7,147.7 6,940.6 70.0 44.5 77.7 47.1 77.7 47.1
Kansas 5,116.0 4,455.0 4.2 1.2 0.0 0.0 7.0 7.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 5,136.2 4,472.2 11.2 5.8 15.4 7.0 15.4 7.0
Minnesota 3,707.9 3,359.2 503.3 253.9 0.0 0.0 205.9 205.9 485.0 480.7 0.0 0.0 4,902.1 4,299.7 45.7 29.3 549.0 283.2 549.0 283.2
Missouri 954.3 654.3 48.6 25.7 0.0 0.0 548.5 545.7 16.5 16.5 0.0 0.0 1,567.9 1,242.2 130.4 107.5 179.0 133.2 179.0 133.2
Nebraska 1,417.4 1,329.6 15.6 6.3 0.0 0.0 275.9 175.9 15.7 15.7 0.0 0.0 1,724.6 1,527.5 4.2 1.8 19.8 8.1 19.8 8.1
North Dakota 3,073.0 2,823.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 510.0 510.0 9.8 9.8 0.0 0.0 3,592.8 3,343.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
South Dakota 837.8 987.8 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1,598.0 1,700.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,436.8 2,688.8 0.5 0.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
South Atlantic 1,086.3 1,086.3 5,644.2 4,023.0 0.0 0.0 7,268.2 7,498.7 4,371.1 4,328.2 0.0 0.0 18,369.8 16,936.2 1,355.1 1,000.1 6,999.3 5,023.1 6,999.3 5,023.1
Delaware 2.0 2.0 31.9 30.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.2 12.2 0.0 0.0 46.1 44.9 69.5 51.7 101.4 82.4 101.4 82.4
District of Columbia 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 23.0 12.0 0.0 0.0 23.0 12.0 37.7 27.8 37.7 27.8 37.7 27.8
Florida 0.0 0.0 513.9 326.5 0.0 0.0 54.5 54.5 1,296.8 1,281.8 0.0 0.0 1,865.2 1,662.8 192.3 132.7 706.2 459.2 706.2 459.2
Georgia 0.0 0.0 974.9 968.1 0.0 0.0 2,047.2 2,275.1 905.4 892.9 0.0 0.0 3,927.5 4,136.1 NM NM NM NM NM NM
Maryland 190.0 190.0 168.1 137.8 0.0 0.0 590.0 590.0 142.0 142.0 0.0 0.0 1,090.1 1,059.8 617.0 482.6 785.1 620.4 785.1 620.4
North Carolina 208.0 208.0 3,355.0 2,437.0 0.0 0.0 2,002.0 2,002.0 568.3 564.1 0.0 0.0 6,133.3 5,211.1 114.9 109.7 3,469.9 2,546.7 3,469.9 2,546.7
South Carolina 0.0 0.0 253.7 19.3 0.0 0.0 1,367.7 1,361.6 531.0 530.8 0.0 0.0 2,152.4 1,911.7 123.7 47.1 377.4 66.4 377.4 66.4
Virginia 0.0 0.0 346.7 103.6 0.0 0.0 866.0 866.0 892.4 892.4 0.0 0.0 2,105.1 1,862.0 46.5 29.5 393.2 133.1 393.2 133.1
West Virginia 686.3 686.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 340.8 349.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,027.1 1,035.8 5.8 4.0 5.8 4.0 5.8 4.0
East South Central 29.1 29.1 455.5 158.4 0.0 0.0 7,056.3 6,729.3 1,229.0 1,215.0 0.0 0.0 8,769.9 8,131.8 87.1 75.3 542.6 233.7 542.6 233.7
Alabama 0.0 0.0 179.3 75.0 0.0 0.0 3,290.8 3,042.3 685.9 671.9 0.0 0.0 4,156.0 3,789.2 NM 4.7 NM 79.7 NM 79.7
Kentucky 0.0 0.0 26.3 10.0 0.0 0.0 1,146.9 1,068.4 72.2 72.2 0.0 0.0 1,245.4 1,150.6 17.0 13.5 43.3 23.5 43.3 23.5
Mississippi 0.0 0.0 160.6 3.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 274.7 274.7 0.0 0.0 435.3 277.8 10.3 4.1 170.9 7.2 170.9 7.2
Tennessee 29.1 29.1 89.3 70.3 0.0 0.0 2,618.6 2,618.6 196.2 196.2 0.0 0.0 2,933.2 2,914.2 54.6 53.1 143.9 123.4 143.9 123.4
West South Central 29,480.9 26,825.8 1,280.8 596.9 0.0 0.0 2,987.5 2,988.3 1,321.6 1,268.8 0.0 0.0 35,070.8 31,679.8 441.5 404.2 1,722.3 1,001.1 1,722.3 1,001.1
Arkansas 0.0 0.0 19.0 13.0 0.0 0.0 1,263.9 1,266.7 330.4 340.4 0.0 0.0 1,613.3 1,620.1 7.3 4.6 26.3 17.6 26.3 17.6
Louisiana 0.0 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 192.0 192.0 490.1 423.7 0.0 0.0 683.2 615.7 121.2 119.9 122.3 119.9 122.3 119.9
Oklahoma 6,897.7 6,644.1 20.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 861.6 859.6 76.2 76.2 0.0 0.0 7,856.0 7,582.4 3.9 2.6 24.4 5.1 24.4 5.1
Texas 22,583.2 20,181.7 1,240.2 581.4 0.0 0.0 670.0 670.0 424.9 428.5 0.0 0.0 24,918.3 21,861.6 309.1 277.1 1,549.3 858.5 1,549.3 858.5
Mountain 8,812.5 8,080.2 5,480.9 5,165.5 473.9 473.9 10,574.4 10,560.4 174.3 176.1 582.8 544.3 26,098.8 25,000.4 1,957.8 1,584.4 7,438.7 6,749.9 7,912.6 7,223.8
Arizona 267.3 267.3 1,700.1 1,601.0 295.4 295.4 2,720.9 2,720.9 30.7 30.7 0.0 0.0 5,014.4 4,915.3 1,068.6 871.8 2,768.7 2,472.8 3,064.1 2,768.2
Colorado 3,106.2 3,026.1 460.8 417.4 0.0 0.0 687.4 685.0 28.7 28.7 0.0 0.0 4,283.1 4,157.2 327.3 281.1 788.1 698.5 788.1 698.5
Idaho 970.5 970.5 240.0 120.0 0.0 0.0 2,707.5 2,708.9 83.9 83.9 10.0 10.0 4,011.9 3,893.3 13.4 7.3 253.4 127.3 253.4 127.3
Montana 678.5 678.5 17.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,747.8 2,747.8 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 3,446.3 3,429.3 11.2 8.0 28.2 8.0 28.2 8.0
Nevada 150.0 150.0 1,684.6 1,700.0 178.5 178.5 1,051.4 1,051.4 9.8 9.8 498.2 459.7 3,572.5 3,549.4 227.3 209.5 1,911.9 1,909.5 2,090.4 2,088.0
New Mexico 1,764.5 1,112.3 521.3 471.3 0.0 0.0 82.9 82.9 5.4 5.6 1.6 1.6 2,375.7 1,673.7 116.1 88.1 637.4 559.4 637.4 559.4
Utah 388.2 388.2 857.1 855.8 0.0 0.0 269.4 256.4 12.8 14.4 73.0 73.0 1,600.5 1,587.8 190.6 116.4 1,047.7 972.2 1,047.7 972.2
Wyoming 1,487.3 1,487.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 307.1 307.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,794.4 1,794.4 NM 2.2 NM 2.2 NM 2.2
Pacific Contiguous 12,141.0 11,891.9 9,620.4 8,305.6 1,284.0 1,284.0 39,835.7 39,909.3 1,962.9 2,011.1 1,857.5 1,929.3 66,701.5 65,331.2 6,852.4 5,452.6 16,472.8 13,758.2 17,756.8 15,042.2
California 5,857.7 5,658.6 9,395.7 8,205.2 1,284.0 1,284.0 10,198.0 10,190.4 1,237.5 1,298.3 1,838.0 1,909.8 29,810.9 28,546.3 6,617.8 5,257.9 16,013.5 13,463.1 17,297.5 14,747.1
Oregon 3,210.2 3,160.2 224.2 99.9 0.0 0.0 8,423.2 8,423.2 314.7 308.4 19.5 19.5 12,191.8 12,011.2 135.5 116.6 359.7 216.5 359.7 216.5
Washington 3,073.1 3,073.1 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 21,214.5 21,295.7 410.7 404.4 0.0 0.0 24,698.8 24,773.7 99.1 78.1 99.6 78.6 99.6 78.6
Pacific Noncontiguous 266.2 266.2 98.3 50.7 0.0 0.0 496.5 496.3 224.3 214.3 43.0 43.0 1,128.3 1,070.5 576.2 460.8 674.5 511.5 674.5 511.5
Alaska 60.6 60.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 470.6 470.4 7.0 7.0 0.0 0.0 538.2 538.0 2.2 1.3 2.2 1.3 2.2 1.3
Hawaii 205.6 205.6 98.3 50.7 0.0 0.0 25.9 25.9 217.3 207.3 43.0 43.0 590.1 532.5 574.0 459.5 672.3 510.2 672.3 510.2
U.S. Total 87,597.5 81,286.6 25,209.0 20,192.9 1,757.9 1,757.9 79,794.5 79,912.9 13,960.4 14,024.9 2,483.3 2,516.6 210,802.6 199,691.8 16,147.8 12,765.1 41,356.8 32,958.0 43,114.7 34,715.9

NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error.
Values are final.

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.'
Estimated small scale solar photovoltaic capacity is based on data from Form EIA-861M, Form EIA-861, and from estimation methods described in the technical notes.