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Data for April 2021 Release Date: June 24, 2021 Next Release Date: July 26, 2021 full reportPDF
SAS Output
Table 1.17.A. Net Generation from Solar Photovoltaic
by State, by Sector, April 2021 and 2020 (Thousand Megawatthours)

  All Sectors Electric Power Sector Commercial Sector Industrial Sector Residential Sector




Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers



Estimated Generation From Utility and Small Scale Facilities Generation at Utility Scale Facilities Estimated Small Scale Generation Generation at Utility Scale Facilities Generation at Utility Scale Facilities Estimated Generation From Utility and Small Scale Facilities Generation at Utility Scale Facilities Estimated Small Scale Generation Estimated Generation From Utility and Small Scale Facilities Generation at Utility Scale Facilities Estimated Small Scale Generation Estimated Small Scale Generation
Census Division
and State
April 2021 April 2020 Percentage
Change
April 2021 April 2020 April 2021 April 2020 April 2021 April 2020 April 2021 April 2020 April 2021 April 2020 April 2021 April 2020 April 2021 April 2020 April 2021 April 2020 April 2021 April 2020 April 2021 April 2020 April 2021 April 2020
New England 692 564 22.7% 266 205 426 359 17 17 247 186 NM NM NM NM 229 193 NM NM NM NM 15 14 182 152
Connecticut 110 87 26.5% 25 20 86 68 0.35 0.25 24 19 NM NM NM NM 33 25 NM NM NM NM 4 4 49 38
Maine 22 11 97.7% 11 3 11 9 0 0 11 3 5 3 0 0 5 3 0.00 0.00 0 0 0.00 0.00 7 5
Massachusetts 436 369 18.2% 179 146 256 222 11 11 167 135 NM NM NM NM 152 133 NM NM NM NM 10 9 95 81
New Hampshire NM 15 NM NM 0 18 15 0 0 NM 0 7 5 0 0 7 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 11 9
Rhode Island 66 45 46.0% 31 18 35 27 0 0 31 18 26 20 0 0 26 20 0.09 0 0 0 0.09 0 9 7
Vermont 39 36 6.5% 19 19 19 18 6 6 13 12 7 7 0 0 7 7 NM 0.20 0 0 NM 0.20 12 11
Middle Atlantic 919 779 17.9% 324 266 595 514 9 8 294 237 299 257 19 18 280 239 31 29 3 2 28 26 287 248
New Jersey 425 383 10.9% 164 148 261 235 9 8 137 123 135 124 17 16 119 108 NM NM NM NM 19 18 123 109
New York 400 327 22.2% 132 103 267 224 0 0 130 101 142 115 1 1 141 114 NM NM NM NM 2 2 125 109
Pennsylvania 94 69 36.4% 28 14 67 55 0 0 26 13 NM NM NM NM 20 18 NM NM NM NM 7 6 39 31
East North Central 387 188 105.5% 218 86 170 103 78 30 138 54 NM 53 NM 1 91 52 7 6 0.22 0.18 7 6 71 45
Illinois 110 43 155.9% 27 7 82 36 0.21 0.20 27 6 NM NM NM NM 51 20 NM 0.11 0 0 NM 0.11 31 16
Indiana 86 54 60.5% 66 38 20 16 45 20 20 18 NM NM NM NM 10 8 1 1 0 0 1 1 10 7
Michigan 64 31 105.7% 45 16 19 16 9 9 35 6 NM NM NM NM 8 7 0.39 0.30 0 0 0.39 0.30 11 9
Ohio 79 41 93.6% 51 18 28 23 NM NM 49 16 NM NM NM NM 14 13 3 3 0.22 0.18 3 3 11 8
Wisconsin 48 20 142.4% 29 8 19 12 22 0 7 7 NM NM NM NM 8 5 2 2 0 0 2 2 8 6
West North Central 322 262 22.8% 234 189 88 73 7 4 227 186 38 33 0.05 0.06 38 33 4 3 0 0 4 3 46 37
Iowa 46 23 105.3% 22 2 24 20 NM NM 21 NM 14 12 0 0 14 12 1 1 0 0 1 1 9 7
Kansas 12 11 5.8% 6 7 5 4 NM NM 6 6 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
Minnesota 206 178 16.0% 188 165 18 13 NM NM 185 164 5 4 0 0 5 4 2 2 0 0 2 2 11 8
Missouri 49 43 14.3% 11 10 38 33 NM 1 9 9 16 15 0.05 0.06 16 15 1 1 0 0 1 1 21 18
Nebraska 8 7 7.4% 6 5 2 2 NM NM 5 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0.10 0.10 0 0 0.10 0.10 1 1
North Dakota 0.13 0.08 57.0% 0 0 0.13 0.08 0 0 0 0 0.07 0.04 0 0 0.07 0.04 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.06 0.05
South Dakota NM 0.34 NM NM NM 0.17 0.15 0 0 NM NM 0.07 0.06 0 0 0.07 0.06 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.11 0.10
South Atlantic 3,464 2,469 40.3% 3,035 2,136 429 333 1,053 663 1,963 1,458 107 89 18 14 89 74 NM NM NM NM 35 34 304 224
Delaware 20 17 13.6% 6 6 13 12 NM NM 6 5 3 3 0 0 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 9 8
District of Columbia NM 12 NM NM NM 13 10 0 0 NM NM 6 5 0 0 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 5
Florida 1,022 670 52.4% 870 571 152 99 775 512 93 58 NM NM NM NM 19 14 NM NM NM NM 2 1 131 84
Georgia NM 380 NM 497 350 NM 31 67 31 430 318 NM NM NM NM 6 4 NM NM 0 0 NM NM NM NM
Maryland 176 151 16.4% 69 56 107 95 NM NM 63 53 32 26 5 2 27 24 3 3 0 0 3 3 77 68
North Carolina 1,102 905 21.8% 1,062 873 40 32 80 61 971 801 24 23 12 11 13 12 1 1 0 0 1 1 26 19
South Carolina 291 187 56.0% 250 151 41 35 NM NM 248 150 8 7 0 0 8 7 NM NM NM NM 4 4 29 25
Virginia 304 145 110.3% 278 128 26 17 128 57 150 71 NM NM NM NM 7 5 0.29 0.24 0 0 0.29 0.24 18 12
West Virginia 2 1 40.2% 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.45 0 0 1 0.45 0.03 0.01 0 0 0.03 0.01 1 1
East South Central 149 139 7.3% 131 122 18 17 7 7 122 114 NM NM NM NM 11 10 1 1 1 1 0.30 0.26 7 6
Alabama NM 41 NM 44 40 NM NM 3 3 41 37 NM NM 0 0 NM NM 0.10 0.10 0 0 0.10 0.10 NM NM
Kentucky 10 9 15.6% 5 4 6 5 4 4 NM NM 2 2 0 0 2 2 0.15 0.12 0 0 0.15 0.12 3 2
Mississippi 48 46 4.6% 46 44 2 1 0 0 46 44 1 1 0 0 1 1 NM NM 0 0 NM NM 1 1
Tennessee 45 43 6.3% 36 34 9 9 NM NM 35 32 NM NM NM NM 6 6 NM NM 1 1 NM NM 3 3
West South Central 1,258 737 70.7% 1,024 564 234 174 15 12 1,007 549 42 35 2 2 40 33 3 3 0 0 3 3 191 138
Arkansas 56 27 112.0% 45 19 11 8 NM NM 43 17 5 4 2 2 4 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 5 3
Louisiana 42 29 47.6% 17 5 26 24 5 5 12 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0.02 0.02 0 0 0.02 0.02 24 22
Oklahoma 13 7 68.7% 8 5 4 2 7 5 NM 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0.08 0.08 0 0 0.08 0.08 3 2
Texas 1,147 674 70.1% 954 535 193 140 NM NM 951 532 NM NM NM NM 34 29 NM NM 0 0 NM NM 158 110
Mountain 2,471 2,098 17.7% 1,862 1,587 609 511 126 124 1,723 1,452 155 141 12 10 144 131 NM NM NM NM 8 6 458 374
Arizona 840 772 8.8% 522 494 317 277 69 69 451 424 NM NM NM NM 87 80 1 1 0 0 1 1 229 196
Colorado 227 212 7.2% 150 149 77 62 NM NM 147 146 NM 23 NM 3 23 20 0.38 0.30 0 0 0.38 0.30 54 42
Idaho 73 69 5.8% 62 61 11 8 0 0 61 60 1 1 0 0 1 1 NM NM NM NM 1 0.41 9 7
Montana 8 6 16.7% 3 4 4 3 0 0 3 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2
Nevada 673 556 21.2% 576 478 97 78 20 19 549 452 18 17 7 6 11 11 4 4 0.26 0.24 4 3 83 64
New Mexico 207 188 10.5% 166 155 41 33 37 35 129 120 11 9 0 0 11 9 NM 0.11 0 0 NM 0.11 31 24
Utah 423 276 53.4% 363 227 59 49 0 0 363 227 10 9 0 0 10 9 1 1 0 0 1 1 48 39
Wyoming 21 21 -1.9% 19 20 2 1 0 0 19 20 0.25 0.22 0 0 0.25 0.22 NM 0.04 0 0 NM 0.04 1 1
Pacific Contiguous 5,355 4,244 26.2% 3,448 2,618 1,908 1,626 52 48 3,369 2,548 463 398 17 16 445 382 264 228 9 5 255 223 1,207 1,021
California 5,127 4,093 25.3% 3,280 2,517 1,847 1,576 51 48 3,203 2,448 448 385 17 16 430 369 263 226 9 5 254 221 1,163 986
Oregon 191 121 58.7% 162 96 29 25 NM NM 162 95 10 9 0 0 10 9 2 2 0 0 2 2 17 14
Washington 37 30 22.7% 6 5 31 25 NM 0 5 5 4 4 0 0 4 4 0.06 0.06 0 0 0.06 0.06 27 22
Pacific Noncontiguous 165 156 6.1% 49 48 117 108 8 8 41 40 45 41 0 0 45 41 0.36 0.36 0 0 0.36 0.36 71 66
Alaska 2 1 80.6% 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.42 0.22 0 0 0.42 0.22 0.02 0.01 0 0 0.02 0.01 1 1
Hawaii 164 155 5.6% 49 48 115 107 8 8 41 40 45 41 0 0 45 41 0.35 0.35 0 0 0.35 0.35 70 66
U.S. Total 15,182 11,637 30.5% 10,589 7,820 4,593 3,817 1,372 920 9,131 6,826 1,484 1,253 71 64 1,413 1,189 371 326 14 10 356 316 2,824 2,311

NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error or excessive percentage change.
Notes: See Glossary for definitions. Values are preliminary. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923.
Negative generation denotes that electric power consumed for plant use exceeds gross generation.
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Percentage change is calculated before rounding.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report;
Estimated small scale solar photovoltaic generation and small scale solar photovoltaic capacity are based on data from Form EIA-861M, Form EIA-861 and from estimation methods described in the technical notes.