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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.B. Net Generation from Solar Photovoltaic
by State, by Sector, Year-to-Date through 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 YTD April 2020 YTD Percentage
Change
April 2021 YTD April 2020 YTD April 2021 YTD April 2020 YTD April 2021 YTD April 2020 YTD April 2021 YTD April 2020 YTD April 2021 YTD April 2020 YTD April 2021 YTD April 2020 YTD April 2021 YTD April 2020 YTD April 2021 YTD April 2020 YTD April 2021 YTD April 2020 YTD April 2021 YTD April 2020 YTD April 2021 YTD April 2020 YTD
New England 2,095 1,775 18.1% 774 624 1,321 1,151 50 50 719 569 739 633 4 4 735 630 56 46 1 1 54 45 532 477
Connecticut 334 280 19.5% 79 64 255 216 1 1 77 61 101 84 2 2 99 83 15 13 NM NM 15 13 141 121
Maine 70 36 95.7% 34 9 36 27 0 0 34 9 15 9 0 0 15 9 0.01 0.01 0 0 0.01 0.01 21 17
Massachusetts 1,322 1,161 13.9% 519 444 803 717 33 33 483 408 497 437 2 2 495 435 37 30 1 1 35 28 273 254
New Hampshire 58 48 20.4% NM 0 57 48 0 0 NM 0 20 16 0 0 20 16 3 3 0 0 3 3 33 29
Rhode Island 203 146 38.8% 89 56 114 91 0 0 89 56 85 67 0 0 85 67 0.31 0 0 0 0.31 0 29 24
Vermont 108 104 3.9% 51 51 57 53 15 17 36 35 22 20 0 0 22 20 1 1 0 0 1 1 35 32
Middle Atlantic 2,775 2,416 14.9% 962 809 1,813 1,606 26 26 873 723 928 806 55 54 873 753 101 94 8 7 93 87 847 767
New Jersey 1,306 1,206 8.3% 487 450 819 756 26 26 409 374 437 405 49 48 387 357 68 64 3 3 65 61 366 337
New York 1,183 994 19.0% 391 315 792 679 0 0 386 309 425 342 3 3 421 338 7 7 2 2 5 5 365 335
Pennsylvania 286 216 32.7% 84 45 203 171 0 0 79 40 67 59 3 2 64 57 25 23 3 3 23 20 116 94
East North Central 1,090 549 98.5% 595 255 495 294 201 88 389 162 275 154 4 4 271 150 21 18 1 0.46 20 17 204 128
Illinois 319 122 162.0% 77 19 242 103 1 1 75 17 155 57 NM NM 154 56 1 0.33 0 0 1 0.33 88 46
Indiana 227 162 39.8% 165 116 61 46 105 59 60 56 31 25 NM NM 30 25 2 2 0 0 2 2 29 20
Michigan 186 88 110.4% 130 45 56 43 26 26 103 19 24 19 NM NM 23 19 1 1 0 0 1 1 31 23
Ohio 216 120 80.5% 135 53 82 67 2 2 130 49 42 38 NM NM 41 37 10 8 1 0.46 9 8 32 22
Wisconsin 143 57 149.1% 89 22 54 35 67 0 21 21 24 14 NM NM 23 13 7 6 0 0 7 6 24 16
West North Central 964 776 24.2% 698 552 266 224 15 11 684 542 115 102 0.13 0.08 115 102 11 9 0 0 11 9 140 112
Iowa 134 66 102.9% 64 7 70 59 3 3 61 4 42 37 0 0 42 37 3 2 0 0 3 2 26 21
Kansas 35 25 40.1% 17 11 18 14 1 NM 16 10 7 5 0 0 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 9
Minnesota 617 525 17.6% 568 488 49 37 NM NM 565 487 13 10 0 0 13 10 6 4 0 0 6 4 30 22
Missouri 153 137 11.4% 32 31 121 106 5 4 27 26 50 47 0.13 0.08 50 47 2 2 0 0 2 2 68 57
Nebraska 24 22 8.2% 17 16 7 6 NM 2 14 14 2 2 0 0 2 2 0.32 0.30 0 0 0.32 0.30 4 3
North Dakota 0.31 0.21 44.5% 0 0 0.31 0.21 0 0 0 0 0.16 0.09 0 0 0.16 0.09 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.14 0.12
South Dakota 1 1 7.9% NM NM 1 0.47 0 0 NM NM 0.20 0.18 0 0 0.20 0.18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.33 0.29
South Atlantic 10,238 7,583 35.0% 8,864 6,498 1,374 1,085 3,168 2,116 5,640 4,336 350 294 53 44 297 250 121 119 NM 2 118 116 959 719
Delaware 60 56 6.0% 18 17 42 39 2 2 16 15 9 11 0 0 9 11 4 3 0 0 4 3 29 26
District of Columbia 50 40 24.0% 6 5 44 35 0 0 6 5 19 17 0 0 19 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 18
Florida 3,232 2,183 48.1% 2,733 1,856 499 327 2,423 1,663 306 188 67 50 3 3 64 47 7 6 NM NM 6 5 429 275
Georgia 1,539 1,139 35.0% 1,426 1,036 113 103 153 96 1,272 939 20 15 NM NM 19 14 81 80 0 0 81 80 13 9
Maryland 518 470 10.2% 204 173 314 297 3 3 187 164 101 85 14 6 87 79 9 10 0 0 9 10 218 208
North Carolina 3,137 2,703 16.0% 3,003 2,595 134 108 231 179 2,737 2,383 78 74 34 33 44 41 5 5 0 0 5 5 86 63
South Carolina 812 551 47.3% 681 438 131 113 NM 3 677 434 26 23 0 0 26 23 15 14 NM NM 14 13 92 77
Virginia 884 435 103.4% 793 378 91 57 353 170 440 207 28 17 NM NM 27 16 1 1 0 0 1 1 63 40
West Virginia 6 5 28.5% 0 0 6 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 0.05 0.03 0 0 0.05 0.03 4 3
East South Central 415 391 6.3% 358 338 57 53 21 21 334 314 36 35 NM 2 34 33 2 2 2 2 1 1 22 19
Alabama 120 110 9.3% 115 105 5 5 8 8 107 98 3 3 0 0 3 3 0.33 0.33 0 0 0.33 0.33 1 1
Kentucky 31 28 12.5% 13 13 18 14 13 13 NM NM 7 7 0 0 7 7 0.47 0.38 0 0 0.47 0.38 10 7
Mississippi 137 133 3.3% 132 128 5 5 0 0 132 128 2 2 0 0 2 2 0.13 0.13 0 0 0.13 0.13 2 2
Tennessee 127 121 5.3% 98 91 30 30 NM NM 94 88 22 23 NM 2 21 21 2 2 2 2 0.01 0.01 9 9
West South Central 4,204 2,327 80.6% 3,449 1,768 755 559 44 38 3,398 1,723 134 115 7 7 127 108 9 9 0 0 9 9 618 443
Arkansas 162 81 99.1% 128 58 34 23 NM NM 122 52 15 12 6 6 10 6 8 8 0 0 8 8 16 10
Louisiana 133 92 45.3% 50 16 83 76 16 16 35 0 5 4 0 0 5 4 0.07 0.07 0 0 0.07 0.07 78 72
Oklahoma 36 24 49.6% 23 16 13 8 22 16 NM 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 0.27 0.25 0 0 0.27 0.25 11 6
Texas 3,872 2,130 81.8% 3,248 1,678 625 452 6 6 3,240 1,671 112 97 NM NM 111 96 1 1 0 0 1 1 513 355
Mountain 7,530 6,543 15.1% 5,564 4,877 1,966 1,666 387 385 5,141 4,458 509 471 34 32 476 439 24 24 NM 2 22 22 1,469 1,205
Arizona 2,686 2,464 9.0% 1,644 1,558 1,042 906 214 215 1,424 1,339 304 275 7 4 297 271 4 4 0 0 4 4 740 630
Colorado 697 629 10.8% 447 425 250 204 3 3 438 415 82 75 7 8 76 68 1 1 0 0 1 1 173 135
Idaho 199 185 7.7% 170 163 30 22 0 0 168 162 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 2 NM NM 3 1 25 19
Montana 21 17 22.1% 9 9 12 8 0 0 9 9 3 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 6
Nevada 2,025 1,759 15.1% 1,725 1,505 300 254 58 58 1,646 1,426 47 55 20 20 26 36 10 13 1 1 9 12 264 207
New Mexico 662 584 13.4% 521 471 141 113 112 110 409 361 37 31 0 0 37 31 0.42 0.40 0 0 0.42 0.40 104 82
Utah 1,181 846 39.6% 995 691 186 155 0 0 995 691 33 29 0 0 33 29 3 3 0 0 3 3 150 123
Wyoming 58 59 -1.4% 53 55 5 4 0 0 53 55 1 1 0 0 1 1 0.13 0.13 0 0 0.13 0.13 4 3
Pacific Contiguous 16,190 13,484 20.1% 10,270 8,324 5,920 5,161 155 148 10,036 8,112 1,449 1,283 52 49 1,397 1,233 828 720 27 15 800 706 3,723 3,221
California 15,580 13,067 19.2% 9,819 8,041 5,761 5,026 151 146 9,590 7,831 1,409 1,247 52 49 1,357 1,198 823 716 27 15 796 701 3,608 3,127
Oregon 514 338 52.1% 436 270 78 68 2 2 434 269 28 26 0 0 28 26 4 4 0 0 4 4 45 37
Washington 95 80 20.1% 14 13 81 67 NM 0 12 13 11 10 0 0 11 10 0.16 0.16 0 0 0.16 0.16 70 57
Pacific Noncontiguous 563 525 7.1% 156 147 407 378 26 26 130 121 158 144 0 0 158 144 1 1 0 0 1 1 248 233
Alaska 3 2 73.1% 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.42 0 0 1 0.42 0.02 0.01 0 0 0.02 0.01 2 1
Hawaii 560 524 6.9% 156 147 404 377 26 26 130 121 157 143 0 0 157 143 1 1 0 0 1 1 246 232
U.S. Total 46,065 36,370 26.7% 31,691 24,191 14,373 12,179 4,093 2,908 27,344 21,059 4,692 4,037 211 195 4,482 3,842 1,173 1,042 43 30 1,130 1,012 8,762 7,325

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.