Table 4.7.B. Net Summer Capacity Using Primarily Renewable Energy Sources and by State, 2016 and 2015 (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 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015
New England 1,348.0 994.1 578.1 386.6 0.0 0.0 1,957.4 1,948.8 1,644.5 1,647.2 0.0 0.0 5,528.0 4,976.7 1,410.1 1,034.0 1,988.2 1,420.6 1,988.2 1,420.6
Connecticut 1.1 0.0 25.2 10.0 0.0 0.0 122.2 122.2 203.5 199.2 0.0 0.0 352.0 331.4 264.6 180.8 289.8 190.8 289.8 190.8
Maine 898.8 612.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 732.4 728.9 803.9 808.8 0.0 0.0 2,435.1 2,150.5 23.4 16.6 23.4 16.6 23.4 16.6
Massachusetts 94.5 82.6 477.0 334.0 0.0 0.0 265.9 263.1 283.3 283.3 0.0 0.0 1,120.7 963.0 988.4 750.3 1,465.4 1,084.3 1,465.4 1,084.3
New Hampshire 183.1 171.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 504.8 504.8 241.0 243.1 0.0 0.0 928.9 918.9 51.6 25.5 51.6 25.5 51.6 25.5
Rhode Island 50.3 7.5 10.2 10.2 0.0 0.0 2.7 2.7 36.9 36.9 0.0 0.0 100.1 57.3 22.3 10.1 32.5 20.3 32.5 20.3
Vermont 120.2 120.2 65.7 32.4 0.0 0.0 329.4 327.1 75.9 75.9 0.0 0.0 591.2 555.6 59.8 50.7 125.5 83.1 125.5 83.1
Middle Atlantic 3,204.1 3,088.1 767.6 566.9 0.0 0.0 5,630.7 5,623.5 1,325.5 1,381.6 0.0 0.0 10,927.9 10,660.1 1,999.7 1,743.8 2,767.3 2,310.7 2,767.3 2,310.7
New Jersey 7.6 7.6 606.6 443.6 0.0 0.0 12.3 12.3 227.3 229.1 0.0 0.0 853.8 692.6 1,058.2 1,026.4 1,664.8 1,470.0 1,664.8 1,470.0
New York 1,824.7 1,747.0 110.2 81.1 0.0 0.0 4,718.8 4,711.6 520.1 575.2 0.0 0.0 7,173.8 7,114.9 727.8 536.7 838.0 617.8 838.0 617.8
Pennsylvania 1,371.8 1,333.5 50.8 42.2 0.0 0.0 899.6 899.6 578.1 577.3 0.0 0.0 2,900.3 2,852.6 213.7 180.6 264.5 222.8 264.5 222.8
East North Central 8,173.7 7,662.6 256.4 207.9 0.0 0.0 853.1 910.3 1,288.3 1,268.3 0.0 0.0 10,571.5 10,049.1 188.1 144.6 444.5 352.5 444.5 352.5
Illinois 3,983.8 3,799.8 32.8 32.8 0.0 0.0 34.1 34.1 121.7 110.3 0.0 0.0 4,172.4 3,977.0 26.9 19.0 59.7 51.8 59.7 51.8
Indiana 1,889.7 1,739.7 160.5 129.4 0.0 0.0 60.4 60.4 76.4 74.5 0.0 0.0 2,187.0 2,004.0 12.6 7.5 173.1 136.9 173.1 136.9
Michigan 1,434.8 1,360.1 12.5 2.0 0.0 0.0 263.0 330.9 560.5 560.5 0.0 0.0 2,270.8 2,253.5 NM 27.7 NM 29.7 NM 29.7
Ohio 533.9 431.6 47.5 42.7 0.0 0.0 101.9 101.9 143.9 137.9 0.0 0.0 827.2 714.1 78.8 69.9 126.3 112.6 126.3 112.6
Wisconsin 331.5 331.4 3.1 1.0 0.0 0.0 393.7 383.0 385.8 385.1 0.0 0.0 1,114.1 1,100.5 29.3 20.6 32.4 21.6 32.4 21.6
West North Central 20,381.3 17,352.1 290.7 16.5 0.0 0.0 3,289.4 3,278.1 553.1 550.9 0.0 0.0 24,514.5 21,197.6 189.7 151.4 480.4 167.9 480.4 167.9
Iowa 6,771.7 6,134.2 2.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 144.9 144.9 21.4 23.2 0.0 0.0 6,940.6 6,302.3 44.5 31.4 47.1 31.4 47.1 31.4
Kansas 4,455.0 3,573.9 1.2 1.0 0.0 0.0 7.0 7.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 4,472.2 3,590.9 5.8 3.1 7.0 4.1 7.0 4.1
Minnesota 3,359.2 3,240.7 253.9 4.0 0.0 0.0 205.9 194.6 480.7 476.7 0.0 0.0 4,299.7 3,916.0 29.3 20.0 283.2 24.0 283.2 24.0
Missouri 654.3 458.5 25.7 11.5 0.0 0.0 545.7 545.7 16.5 16.5 0.0 0.0 1,242.2 1,032.2 107.5 95.4 133.2 106.9 133.2 106.9
Nebraska 1,329.6 885.3 6.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 175.9 277.9 15.7 15.7 0.0 0.0 1,527.5 1,178.9 1.8 0.9 8.1 0.9 8.1 0.9
North Dakota 2,823.7 2,221.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 510.0 510.0 9.8 9.8 0.0 0.0 3,343.5 2,741.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
South Dakota 987.8 837.8 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,700.0 1,598.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,688.8 2,435.8 0.5 0.3 1.5 0.3 1.5 0.3
South Atlantic 1,086.3 775.3 4,023.0 1,881.5 0.0 0.0 7,498.7 7,207.7 4,328.2 4,175.0 0.0 0.0 16,936.2 14,039.5 1,000.1 664.2 5,023.1 2,545.7 5,023.1 2,545.7
Delaware 2.0 2.0 30.7 30.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.2 12.2 0.0 0.0 44.9 44.9 51.7 55.2 82.4 85.9 82.4 85.9
District of Columbia 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 12.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 12.0 27.8 20.4 27.8 20.4 27.8 20.4
Florida 0.0 0.0 326.5 82.4 0.0 0.0 54.5 54.5 1,281.8 1,288.6 0.0 0.0 1,662.8 1,425.5 132.7 105.2 459.2 187.6 459.2 187.6
Georgia 0.0 0.0 968.1 245.2 0.0 0.0 2,275.1 2,047.5 892.9 895.8 0.0 0.0 4,136.1 3,188.5 NM NM NM NM NM NM
Maryland 190.0 190.0 137.8 83.9 0.0 0.0 590.0 590.0 142.0 143.1 0.0 0.0 1,059.8 1,007.0 482.6 320.3 620.4 404.2 620.4 404.2
North Carolina 208.0 0.0 2,437.0 1,436.8 0.0 0.0 2,002.0 2,004.1 564.1 487.5 0.0 0.0 5,211.1 3,928.4 109.7 69.3 2,546.7 1,506.1 2,546.7 1,506.1
South Carolina 0.0 0.0 19.3 2.5 0.0 0.0 1,361.6 1,345.1 530.8 442.8 0.0 0.0 1,911.7 1,790.4 47.1 5.7 66.4 8.2 66.4 8.2
Virginia 0.0 0.0 103.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 866.0 866.0 892.4 890.8 0.0 0.0 1,862.0 1,756.8 29.5 22.5 133.1 22.5 133.1 22.5
West Virginia 686.3 583.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 349.5 300.5 0.0 2.2 0.0 0.0 1,035.8 886.0 4.0 3.2 4.0 3.2 4.0 3.2
East South Central 29.1 29.1 158.4 45.2 0.0 0.0 6,729.3 6,726.9 1,215.0 1,211.2 0.0 0.0 8,131.8 8,012.4 75.3 49.2 233.7 94.4 233.7 94.4
Alabama 0.0 0.0 75.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3,042.3 3,271.0 671.9 670.6 0.0 0.0 3,789.2 3,941.6 4.7 2.0 79.7 2.0 79.7 2.0
Kentucky 0.0 0.0 10.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,068.4 837.3 72.2 69.7 0.0 0.0 1,150.6 907.0 13.5 9.2 23.5 9.2 23.5 9.2
Mississippi 0.0 0.0 3.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 274.7 274.7 0.0 0.0 277.8 274.7 4.1 1.1 7.2 1.1 7.2 1.1
Tennessee 29.1 29.1 70.3 45.2 0.0 0.0 2,618.6 2,618.6 196.2 196.2 0.0 0.0 2,914.2 2,889.1 53.1 36.9 123.4 82.1 123.4 82.1
West South Central 26,825.8 22,659.3 596.9 332.4 0.0 0.0 2,988.3 2,988.5 1,268.8 1,373.0 0.0 0.0 31,679.8 27,353.2 404.2 261.7 1,001.1 594.1 1,001.1 594.1
Arkansas 0.0 0.0 13.0 12.0 0.0 0.0 1,266.7 1,266.2 340.4 312.4 0.0 0.0 1,620.1 1,590.6 4.6 3.8 17.6 15.8 17.6 15.8
Louisiana 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 192.0 192.0 423.7 495.1 0.0 0.0 615.7 687.1 119.9 108.7 119.9 108.7 119.9 108.7
Oklahoma 6,644.1 5,001.4 2.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 859.6 861.6 76.2 76.2 0.0 0.0 7,582.4 5,941.7 2.6 2.0 5.1 4.5 5.1 4.5
Texas 20,181.7 17,657.9 581.4 317.9 0.0 0.0 670.0 668.7 428.5 489.3 0.0 0.0 21,861.6 19,133.8 277.1 147.2 858.5 465.1 858.5 465.1
Mountain 8,080.2 7,789.3 5,165.5 2,677.1 473.9 473.9 10,560.4 10,560.5 176.1 176.4 544.3 544.8 25,000.4 22,222.0 1,584.4 1,311.9 6,749.9 3,989.0 7,223.8 4,462.9
Arizona 267.3 267.3 1,601.0 1,227.1 295.4 295.4 2,720.9 2,720.9 30.7 30.7 0.0 0.0 4,915.3 4,541.4 871.8 769.0 2,472.8 1,996.1 2,768.2 2,291.5
Colorado 3,026.1 2,961.8 417.4 192.0 0.0 0.0 685.0 676.5 28.7 27.4 0.0 0.0 4,157.2 3,857.7 281.1 250.7 698.5 442.7 698.5 442.7
Idaho 970.5 962.7 120.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,708.9 2,707.7 83.9 95.7 10.0 10.0 3,893.3 3,776.1 7.3 4.6 127.3 4.6 127.3 4.6
Montana 678.5 653.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,747.8 2,757.6 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 3,429.3 3,414.1 8.0 6.2 8.0 6.2 8.0 6.2
Nevada 150.0 150.0 1,700.0 776.2 178.5 178.5 1,051.4 1,051.4 9.8 3.2 459.7 460.2 3,549.4 2,619.5 209.5 151.4 1,909.5 927.6 2,088.0 1,106.1
New Mexico 1,112.3 1,062.3 471.3 315.4 0.0 0.0 82.9 82.9 5.6 2.2 1.6 1.6 1,673.7 1,464.4 88.1 76.9 559.4 392.3 559.4 392.3
Utah 388.2 324.4 855.8 166.4 0.0 0.0 256.4 256.4 14.4 14.2 73.0 73.0 1,587.8 834.4 116.4 51.3 972.2 217.7 972.2 217.7
Wyoming 1,487.3 1,407.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 307.1 307.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,794.4 1,714.4 2.2 NM 2.2 NM 2.2 NM
Pacific Contiguous 11,891.9 11,957.3 8,305.6 5,747.1 1,284.0 1,284.0 39,909.3 39,953.8 2,011.1 2,057.7 1,929.3 1,953.7 65,331.2 62,953.6 5,452.6 4,025.9 13,758.2 9,773.0 15,042.2 11,057.0
California 5,658.6 5,726.8 8,205.2 5,727.7 1,284.0 1,284.0 10,190.4 10,186.2 1,298.3 1,322.2 1,909.8 1,934.2 28,546.3 26,181.1 5,257.9 3,900.0 13,463.1 9,627.7 14,747.1 10,911.7
Oregon 3,160.2 3,157.4 99.9 18.9 0.0 0.0 8,423.2 8,525.4 308.4 329.5 19.5 19.5 12,011.2 12,050.7 116.6 71.3 216.5 90.2 216.5 90.2
Washington 3,073.1 3,073.1 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 21,295.7 21,242.2 404.4 406.0 0.0 0.0 24,773.7 24,721.8 78.1 54.6 78.6 55.1 78.6 55.1
Pacific Noncontiguous 266.2 266.2 50.7 44.2 0.0 0.0 496.3 466.1 214.3 252.1 43.0 43.0 1,070.5 1,071.6 460.8 391.8 511.5 436.0 511.5 436.0
Alaska 60.6 60.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 470.4 441.1 7.0 7.0 0.0 0.0 538.0 508.7 1.3 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.3 0.0
Hawaii 205.6 205.6 50.7 44.2 0.0 0.0 25.9 25.0 207.3 245.1 43.0 43.0 532.5 562.9 459.5 391.8 510.2 436.0 510.2 436.0
U.S. Total 81,286.6 72,573.4 20,192.9 11,905.4 1,757.9 1,757.9 79,912.9 79,664.2 14,024.9 14,093.4 2,516.6 2,541.5 199,691.8 182,535.8 12,765.1 9,778.5 32,958.0 21,683.9 34,715.9 23,441.8

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.