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Data for October 2020 Release Date: December 23, 2020 Next Release Date: January 26, 2021 full reportPDF
SAS Output
Table 1.17.B. Net Generation from Solar Photovoltaic
by State, by Sector, Year-to-Date through October 2020 and 2019 (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
October 2020 YTD October 2019 YTD Percentage
Change
October 2020 YTD October 2019 YTD October 2020 YTD October 2019 YTD October 2020 YTD October 2019 YTD October 2020 YTD October 2019 YTD October 2020 YTD October 2019 YTD October 2020 YTD October 2019 YTD October 2020 YTD October 2019 YTD October 2020 YTD October 2019 YTD October 2020 YTD October 2019 YTD October 2020 YTD October 2019 YTD October 2020 YTD October 2019 YTD
New England 5,378 4,282 25.6% 1,845 1,369 3,533 2,912 164 102 1,665 1,253 1,920 1,558 11 10 1,909 1,549 153 119 5 4 148 115 1,476 1,249
Connecticut 858 661 29.9% 198 125 660 536 3 3 190 117 250 201 5 4 245 196 37 26 NM 0.08 37 26 378 314
Maine 91 74 21.9% 11 6 80 68 0 0 11 6 28 28 0 0 28 28 0.03 0.03 0 0 0.03 0.03 51 40
Massachusetts 3,540 2,956 19.8% 1,310 1,056 2,230 1,900 98 64 1,202 983 1,340 1,138 6 5 1,335 1,133 105 84 5 4 101 80 795 688
New Hampshire 140 116 21.2% 0 0 140 116 0 0 0 0 47 36 0 0 47 36 9 7 0 0 9 7 85 73
Rhode Island 411 203 102.8% 148 49 263 154 0 0 148 49 193 103 0 0 193 103 0.11 0 0 0 0.11 0 70 50
Vermont 337 272 24.0% 177 133 160 139 64 35 114 98 61 52 0 0 61 52 2 2 0 0 2 2 97 85
Middle Atlantic 7,285 5,619 29.6% 2,458 1,577 4,827 4,042 78 71 2,192 1,346 2,392 1,897 165 141 2,226 1,756 271 227 23 19 248 207 2,352 2,079
New Jersey 3,634 2,984 21.8% 1,394 1,041 2,240 1,943 78 71 1,161 835 1,183 1,028 147 128 1,036 901 184 143 9 7 175 136 1,029 906
New York 2,967 2,124 39.7% 905 463 2,063 1,661 0 0 888 448 1,030 718 11 9 1,019 709 22 21 6 6 16 15 1,028 937
Pennsylvania 683 512 33.5% 159 74 524 438 0 0 143 63 178 150 8 4 171 146 66 63 8 7 58 56 296 236
East North Central 1,852 1,285 44.2% 843 646 1,009 639 295 214 533 418 527 354 13 11 514 343 55 44 2 2 53 43 442 253
Illinois 462 218 112.0% 74 56 389 162 2 2 69 52 218 93 3 3 215 90 1 0.19 0 0 1 0.19 172 72
Indiana 531 408 30.0% 381 295 150 114 197 126 182 167 81 66 NM 2 79 64 6 3 0 0 6 3 65 47
Michigan 286 231 23.6% 145 132 141 99 85 80 59 51 63 49 NM 1 61 48 3 3 0 0 3 3 77 49
Ohio 387 303 27.7% 173 129 214 174 7 6 159 117 120 110 4 4 116 106 27 24 2 2 25 22 74 46
Wisconsin 186 124 50.1% 71 34 115 90 4 0 64 32 46 37 3 2 43 35 19 15 0 0 19 15 53 40
West North Central 2,431 1,833 32.6% 1,744 1,295 686 538 30 26 1,714 1,268 311 256 1 1 310 254 29 21 0 0 29 21 347 263
Iowa 210 156 34.2% 22 14 188 142 8 8 13 6 116 88 0 0 116 88 7 5 0 0 7 5 66 50
Kansas 94 44 116.6% 52 10 43 33 NM 2 50 9 16 13 0 0 16 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 20
Minnesota 1,653 1,241 33.2% 1,536 1,148 117 93 3 2 1,533 1,146 31 31 0 0 31 31 15 10 0 0 15 10 72 51
Missouri 410 347 18.1% 92 92 317 255 10 10 82 81 140 118 1 1 139 117 6 5 0 0 6 5 172 133
Nebraska 60 42 43.0% 41 29 18 13 7 4 35 24 7 4 0 0 7 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 11 8
North Dakota 1 1 16.1% 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.33 0.28 0 0 0.33 0.28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.40 0.35
South Dakota 3 3 14.4% NM 2 1 1 0 0 NM 2 1 0.43 0 0 1 0.43 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
South Atlantic 23,154 16,262 42.4% 19,998 13,714 3,157 2,547 6,274 3,793 13,583 9,791 845 787 133 124 711 663 322 297 7 6 315 291 2,130 1,594
Delaware 169 157 7.5% 57 47 112 110 6 6 51 41 29 31 0 0.40 29 31 8 7 0 0 8 7 75 72
District of Columbia 119 89 32.8% 16 8 103 82 0 0 16 8 49 44 0 0 49 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 38
Florida 6,489 3,912 65.9% 5,555 3,338 935 574 4,866 2,899 677 428 139 122 9 8 130 113 16 11 3 3 13 8 791 452
Georgia 3,585 2,109 70.0% 3,299 1,843 285 266 318 273 2,979 1,567 44 39 3 3 41 36 218 212 0 0 218 212 26 17
Maryland 1,432 1,308 9.5% 534 433 898 874 8 7 508 411 243 243 18 15 226 228 27 32 0 0 27 32 645 615
North Carolina 8,076 6,733 19.9% 7,767 6,499 309 234 527 381 7,139 6,021 215 203 102 96 114 107 12 6 0 0 12 6 183 121
South Carolina 1,878 1,003 87.3% 1,557 717 321 285 9 4 1,545 711 65 69 0 0 65 69 39 26 4 3 35 23 221 193
Virginia 1,394 941 48.1% 1,212 830 182 111 541 224 669 604 56 33 NM 1 53 31 2 2 0 0 2 2 126 79
West Virginia 14 11 25.2% 0 0 14 11 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 0 4 3 0.08 0.08 0 0 0.08 0.08 9 7
East South Central 1,224 1,089 12.4% 1,066 947 158 142 64 59 992 878 103 98 5 4 98 94 8 8 6 6 3 3 57 45
Alabama 346 356 -2.7% 333 344 13 12 24 20 310 323 9 9 0 0 9 9 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 3
Kentucky 86 75 14.3% 41 40 45 35 39 39 NM 1 21 20 0 0 21 20 1 1 0 0 1 1 23 14
Mississippi 396 285 39.0% 383 273 14 12 0 0 383 273 7 7 0 0 7 7 0.36 0.48 0 0 0.36 0.48 6 5
Tennessee 395 372 6.2% 309 290 86 83 NM 0.00 298 280 66 63 5 4 61 59 6 6 6 6 0.04 0.04 25 23
West South Central 8,697 5,129 69.6% 7,009 4,021 1,688 1,108 83 63 6,906 3,948 335 247 21 10 314 237 27 6 0 0 27 6 1,348 865
Arkansas 291 216 35.0% 217 185 74 30 NM 1 198 177 36 16 17 7 19 9 23 3 0 0 23 3 33 18
Louisiana 235 210 11.9% 15 1 219 208 NM 1 14 0 14 14 0 0 14 14 0.20 0.14 0 0 0.20 0.14 205 194
Oklahoma 88 69 27.2% 63 53 25 17 63 53 0 0 5 4 0 0 5 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 19 12
Texas 8,083 4,634 74.4% 6,714 3,781 1,369 853 17 7 6,693 3,771 280 213 4 3 276 210 3 2 0 0 3 2 1,091 641
Mountain 19,458 17,243 12.8% 14,680 13,129 4,778 4,114 1,171 1,106 13,404 11,934 1,313 1,194 98 86 1,215 1,108 68 62 6 3 61 58 3,502 2,948
Arizona 6,937 6,262 10.8% 4,429 4,031 2,508 2,231 652 669 3,764 3,348 743 668 13 14 730 654 12 12 0 0 12 12 1,767 1,566
Colorado 1,939 1,649 17.5% 1,330 1,094 609 556 8 5 1,297 1,076 221 206 25 14 196 193 2 2 0 0 2 2 411 361
Idaho 584 559 4.5% 506 507 78 52 0 0 502 506 7 5 0 0 7 5 8 3 4 1 4 2 66 44
Montana 58 49 20.2% 28 27 31 22 0 0 28 27 9 6 0 0 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 16
Nevada 5,441 4,706 15.6% 4,686 4,116 755 591 179 153 4,445 3,902 161 154 60 58 102 96 35 35 2 2 33 33 620 462
New Mexico 1,783 1,474 21.0% 1,473 1,220 310 255 333 280 1,141 940 82 74 0 0 82 74 1 1 0 0 1 1 227 179
Utah 2,554 2,369 7.8% 2,078 1,969 476 401 0 0 2,078 1,969 88 77 0 0 88 77 9 8 0 0 9 8 380 315
Wyoming 161 174 -7.5% 150 166 11 8 0 0 150 166 2 2 0 0 2 2 0.41 0.35 0 0 0.41 0.35 9 6
Pacific Contiguous 41,599 37,884 9.8% 25,871 24,201 15,727 13,683 451 433 25,214 23,594 3,857 3,419 150 138 3,707 3,282 2,243 1,954 56 36 2,187 1,918 9,834 8,483
California 40,143 36,829 9.0% 24,888 23,547 15,256 13,282 446 428 24,236 22,945 3,732 3,310 150 138 3,582 3,173 2,227 1,939 56 36 2,171 1,903 9,503 8,206
Oregon 1,183 825 43.5% 945 615 238 210 5 5 940 610 91 81 0 0 91 81 15 15 0 0 15 15 132 114
Washington 272 231 17.9% 38 40 233 191 0.06 0.36 38 39 34 28 0 0 34 28 1 0.49 0 0 1 0.49 199 163
Pacific Noncontiguous 1,486 1,171 26.9% 440 214 1,046 958 75 31 365 183 399 375 0 0 399 375 3 3 0 0 3 3 644 579
Alaska 7 4 65.8% 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 0.05 0.05 0 0 0.05 0.05 5 3
Hawaii 1,480 1,167 26.8% 440 214 1,040 954 75 31 365 183 398 374 0 0 398 374 3 3 0 0 3 3 639 576
U.S. Total 112,564 91,796 22.6% 75,955 61,113 36,609 30,683 8,685 5,899 66,568 54,613 12,000 10,186 597 525 11,403 9,661 3,179 2,740 104 76 3,075 2,664 22,132 18,358

NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error or excessive percentage change.
Notes: See Glossary for definitions. Values for 2020 are preliminary. Values for 2019 are final. 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.