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Data for January 2017  |  Release Date: March 24, 2017  |  Next Release: April 25, 2017 
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Table 6.2.B. Net Summer Capacity Using Primarily Renewable Energy Sources and by State, January 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

January 2017 January 2016 January 2017 January 2016 January 2017 January 2016 January 2017 January 2016 January 2017 January 2016 January 2017 January 2016 January 2017 January 2016 January 2017 January 2016 January 2017 January 2016 January 2017 January 2016
New England 1,346.5 1,011.3 524.5 416.5 0.0 0.0 1,954.0 1,948.8 1,655.7 1,647.2 0.0 0.0 5,480.7 5,023.8 1,427.7 1,064.9 1,952.2 1,481.4 1,952.2 1,481.4
Connecticut 1.1 1.1 20.7 11.0 0.0 0.0 122.2 122.2 199.2 199.2 0.0 0.0 343.2 333.5 270.6 187.4 291.3 198.4 291.3 198.4
Maine 898.8 612.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 728.9 728.9 815.8 808.8 0.0 0.0 2,443.5 2,150.5 23.3 17.4 23.3 17.4 23.3 17.4
Massachusetts 94.5 86.6 428.9 357.4 0.0 0.0 265.9 263.1 283.3 283.3 0.0 0.0 1,072.6 990.4 996.5 768.5 1,425.4 1,125.9 1,425.4 1,125.9
New Hampshire 183.1 183.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 504.8 504.8 244.6 243.1 0.0 0.0 932.5 931.0 54.8 29.3 54.8 29.3 54.8 29.3
Rhode Island 48.8 7.5 10.2 10.2 0.0 0.0 2.7 2.7 36.9 36.9 0.0 0.0 98.6 57.3 17.0 11.6 27.2 21.8 27.2 21.8
Vermont 120.2 120.2 64.7 37.9 0.0 0.0 329.5 327.1 75.9 75.9 0.0 0.0 590.3 561.1 65.4 50.7 130.1 88.6 130.1 88.6
Middle Atlantic 3,205.7 3,088.1 741.2 604.2 0.0 0.0 5,623.5 5,623.5 1,365.2 1,381.6 0.0 0.0 10,935.6 10,697.4 2,295.2 1,799.0 3,036.4 2,403.2 3,036.4 2,403.2
New Jersey 7.6 7.6 598.5 478.7 0.0 0.0 12.3 12.3 229.1 229.1 0.0 0.0 847.5 727.7 1,303.5 1,061.7 1,902.0 1,540.4 1,902.0 1,540.4
New York 1,824.7 1,747.0 98.3 81.1 0.0 0.0 4,711.6 4,711.6 557.2 575.2 0.0 0.0 7,191.8 7,114.9 762.2 547.1 860.5 628.2 860.5 628.2
Pennsylvania 1,373.4 1,333.5 44.4 44.4 0.0 0.0 899.6 899.6 578.9 577.3 0.0 0.0 2,896.3 2,854.8 229.5 190.3 273.9 234.7 273.9 234.7
East North Central 8,178.3 7,814.1 289.6 212.3 0.0 0.0 913.2 910.3 1,272.9 1,271.3 0.0 0.0 10,654.0 10,208.0 186.7 150.1 476.3 362.4 476.3 362.4
Illinois 3,983.8 3,799.8 32.8 32.8 0.0 0.0 34.1 34.1 110.3 110.3 0.0 0.0 4,161.0 3,977.0 28.1 21.2 60.9 54.0 60.9 54.0
Indiana 1,889.7 1,889.7 172.6 131.9 0.0 0.0 60.4 60.4 77.5 77.5 0.0 0.0 2,200.2 2,159.5 12.4 7.9 185.0 139.8 185.0 139.8
Michigan 1,439.5 1,360.1 12.5 3.9 0.0 0.0 324.6 330.9 560.5 560.5 0.0 0.0 2,337.1 2,255.4 NM 28.9 NM 32.8 NM 32.8
Ohio 533.9 433.1 66.6 42.7 0.0 0.0 101.9 101.9 137.9 137.9 0.0 0.0 840.3 715.6 82.5 71.5 149.1 114.2 149.1 114.2
Wisconsin 331.4 331.4 5.1 1.0 0.0 0.0 392.2 383.0 386.7 385.1 0.0 0.0 1,115.4 1,100.5 30.1 20.7 35.2 21.7 35.2 21.7
West North Central 20,443.0 17,606.7 269.6 19.3 0.0 0.0 3,278.1 3,278.1 550.9 550.9 0.0 0.0 24,541.6 21,455.0 191.8 160.8 461.4 180.1 461.4 180.1
Iowa 6,709.6 6,183.0 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 144.9 144.9 23.2 23.2 0.0 0.0 6,879.5 6,351.1 42.8 35.0 44.6 35.0 44.6 35.0
Kansas 4,455.0 3,772.9 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 7.0 7.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 4,472.0 3,789.9 7.1 5.2 8.1 6.2 8.1 6.2
Minnesota 3,531.7 3,240.7 233.8 4.0 0.0 0.0 194.6 194.6 476.7 476.7 0.0 0.0 4,436.8 3,916.0 29.7 21.9 263.5 25.9 263.5 25.9
Missouri 654.3 458.5 25.7 14.3 0.0 0.0 545.7 545.7 16.5 16.5 0.0 0.0 1,242.2 1,035.0 109.5 96.6 135.2 110.9 135.2 110.9
Nebraska 1,329.6 892.1 6.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 277.9 277.9 15.7 15.7 0.0 0.0 1,629.5 1,185.7 1.8 1.3 8.1 1.3 8.1 1.3
North Dakota 2,925.0 2,221.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 510.0 510.0 9.8 9.8 0.0 0.0 3,444.8 2,741.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
South Dakota 837.8 837.8 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,598.0 1,598.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,436.8 2,435.8 0.6 0.5 1.6 0.5 1.6 0.5
South Atlantic 1,086.3 775.3 3,900.0 2,097.8 0.0 0.0 7,251.3 7,227.3 4,182.7 4,173.0 0.0 0.0 16,420.3 14,273.4 1,169.5 786.5 5,069.5 2,884.3 5,069.5 2,884.3
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 82.6 63.7 113.3 94.4 113.3 94.4
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 43.8 24.4 43.8 24.4 43.8 24.4
Florida 0.0 0.0 325.8 82.4 0.0 0.0 54.5 54.5 1,288.6 1,288.6 0.0 0.0 1,668.9 1,425.5 161.6 124.6 487.4 207.0 487.4 207.0
Georgia 0.0 0.0 981.1 250.3 0.0 0.0 2,047.1 2,045.1 897.8 895.8 0.0 0.0 3,926.0 3,191.2 NM 97.4 NM 347.7 NM 347.7
Maryland 190.0 190.0 135.7 101.6 0.0 0.0 590.0 590.0 142.0 143.1 0.0 0.0 1,057.7 1,024.7 587.8 358.3 723.5 459.9 723.5 459.9
North Carolina 208.0 0.0 2,312.0 1,630.3 0.0 0.0 2,004.1 2,004.1 492.7 487.5 0.0 0.0 5,016.8 4,121.9 106.6 85.0 2,418.6 1,715.3 2,418.6 1,715.3
South Carolina 0.0 0.0 9.3 2.5 0.0 0.0 1,345.1 1,345.1 442.8 442.8 0.0 0.0 1,797.2 1,790.4 49.1 6.8 58.4 9.3 58.4 9.3
Virginia 0.0 0.0 105.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 866.0 866.0 892.4 888.8 0.0 0.0 1,863.8 1,754.8 32.2 23.1 137.6 23.1 137.6 23.1
West Virginia 686.3 583.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 344.5 322.5 2.2 2.2 0.0 0.0 1,033.0 908.0 4.4 3.3 4.4 3.3 4.4 3.3
East South Central 29.1 29.1 157.3 45.2 0.0 0.0 6,921.8 6,791.2 1,210.5 1,210.5 0.0 0.0 8,318.7 8,076.0 57.3 54.9 214.6 100.1 214.6 100.1
Alabama 0.0 0.0 75.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3,271.0 3,271.0 668.9 668.9 0.0 0.0 4,014.9 3,939.9 NM 2.3 NM 2.3 NM 2.3
Kentucky 0.0 0.0 10.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,032.2 901.6 70.7 70.7 0.0 0.0 1,112.9 972.3 11.8 10.2 21.8 10.2 21.8 10.2
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 3.4 2.9 6.5 2.9 6.5 2.9
Tennessee 29.1 29.1 69.2 45.2 0.0 0.0 2,618.6 2,618.6 196.2 196.2 0.0 0.0 2,913.1 2,889.1 39.6 39.5 108.8 84.7 108.8 84.7
West South Central 27,093.7 22,659.3 594.4 332.4 0.0 0.0 2,986.5 2,988.5 1,373.0 1,373.0 0.0 0.0 32,047.6 27,353.2 393.4 273.6 987.8 606.0 987.8 606.0
Arkansas 0.0 0.0 13.0 12.0 0.0 0.0 1,266.2 1,266.2 312.4 312.4 0.0 0.0 1,591.6 1,590.6 5.0 3.9 18.0 15.9 18.0 15.9
Louisiana 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 192.0 192.0 495.1 495.1 0.0 0.0 687.1 687.1 122.4 106.3 122.4 106.3 122.4 106.3
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 3.3 2.8 5.8 5.3 5.8 5.3
Texas 20,449.6 17,657.9 578.9 317.9 0.0 0.0 668.7 668.7 489.3 489.3 0.0 0.0 22,186.5 19,133.8 262.5 160.6 841.4 478.5 841.4 478.5
Mountain 8,068.9 7,839.3 4,952.6 2,727.2 473.9 473.9 10,561.7 10,560.5 186.4 186.2 544.8 544.8 24,788.3 22,331.9 1,648.3 1,351.0 6,600.9 4,078.2 7,074.8 4,552.1
Arizona 267.3 267.3 1,614.9 1,227.1 295.4 295.4 2,720.9 2,720.9 30.7 30.7 0.0 0.0 4,929.2 4,541.4 914.0 781.0 2,528.9 2,008.1 2,824.3 2,303.5
Colorado 3,022.6 2,961.8 417.5 192.0 0.0 0.0 677.7 676.5 27.4 27.4 0.0 0.0 4,145.2 3,857.7 290.4 261.8 707.9 453.8 707.9 453.8
Idaho 962.7 962.7 120.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,707.7 2,707.7 95.7 95.7 10.0 10.0 3,896.1 3,776.1 7.4 4.8 127.4 4.8 127.4 4.8
Montana 678.5 653.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,757.6 2,757.6 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 3,439.1 3,414.1 8.1 6.2 8.1 6.2 8.1 6.2
Nevada 150.0 150.0 1,444.2 826.3 178.5 178.5 1,051.4 1,051.4 9.6 9.6 460.2 460.2 3,293.9 2,676.0 205.4 164.8 1,649.6 991.1 1,828.1 1,169.6
New Mexico 1,112.3 1,112.3 507.9 315.4 0.0 0.0 82.9 82.9 5.6 5.6 1.6 1.6 1,710.3 1,517.8 96.6 76.1 604.5 391.5 604.5 391.5
Utah 388.2 324.4 848.1 166.4 0.0 0.0 256.4 256.4 14.4 14.2 73.0 73.0 1,580.1 834.4 124.2 54.5 972.3 220.9 972.3 220.9
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 1.8 2.2 1.8 2.2 1.8
Pacific Contiguous 11,967.3 11,957.3 8,655.7 5,773.0 1,284.0 1,284.0 40,022.4 39,954.3 2,068.1 2,045.8 1,923.7 1,953.7 65,921.2 62,968.1 5,565.0 4,201.4 14,220.7 9,974.4 15,504.7 11,258.4
California 5,726.8 5,726.8 8,565.2 5,753.6 1,284.0 1,284.0 10,186.7 10,186.7 1,347.5 1,322.2 1,904.2 1,934.2 29,014.4 26,207.5 5,395.3 4,071.8 13,960.5 9,825.4 15,244.5 11,109.4
Oregon 3,167.4 3,157.4 90.0 18.9 0.0 0.0 8,525.2 8,525.4 317.6 317.6 19.5 19.5 12,119.7 12,038.8 91.3 71.9 181.3 90.8 181.3 90.8
Washington 3,073.1 3,073.1 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 21,310.5 21,242.2 403.0 406.0 0.0 0.0 24,787.1 24,721.8 78.4 57.7 78.9 58.2 78.9 58.2
Pacific Noncontiguous 266.2 266.2 50.7 44.2 0.0 0.0 473.5 466.1 214.3 260.4 43.0 43.0 1,047.7 1,079.9 447.6 384.5 498.3 428.7 498.3 428.7
Alaska 60.6 60.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 447.6 441.1 7.0 7.0 0.0 0.0 515.2 508.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hawaii 205.6 205.6 50.7 44.2 0.0 0.0 25.9 25.0 207.3 253.4 43.0 43.0 532.5 571.2 447.6 384.5 498.3 428.7 498.3 428.7
U.S. Total 81,685.0 73,046.7 20,135.6 12,272.1 1,757.9 1,757.9 79,986.0 79,748.6 14,079.7 14,099.9 2,511.5 2,541.5 200,155.7 183,466.7 13,382.4 10,226.8 33,518.0 22,498.9 35,275.9 24,256.8

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

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-826, Form EIA-861 and from estimation methods described in the technical notes.