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Data for February 2022 Release Date: April 26, 2022 Next Release Date: May 24, 2022 full reportPDF
SAS Output
Table 6.1.A. Estimated Net Summer Solar Photovoltaic Capacity From Utility and Small Scale Facilities (Megawatts)
2008 - February 2022

Period Utility Solar
Photovoltaic
Estimated Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Estimated Total Solar Photovoltaic
Annual Totals
2012 2,694.1 N/A N/A
2013 5,336.1 N/A N/A
2014 8,656.6 7,326.6 15,983.2
2015 11,905.4 9,778.5 21,683.9
2016 20,192.9 12,765.1 32,958.0
2017 25,209.0 16,147.8 41,356.8
2018 30,120.5 19,547.1 49,667.6
2019 35,710.2 23,213.6 58,923.8
2020 46,306.2 27,584.8 73,891.0
2021 59,534.5 32,972.3 92,506.8
Year 2020
January 37,076.8 23,742.2 60,819.0
February 37,500.2 24,026.4 61,526.6
March 37,735.2 24,351.2 62,086.4
April 38,408.7 24,658.3 63,067.0
May 38,782.9 24,919.9 63,702.8
June 39,865.9 25,248.0 65,113.9
July 40,454.3 25,581.6 66,035.9
August 41,058.4 25,962.0 67,020.4
Sept 41,672.4 26,251.9 67,924.3
October 42,042.0 26,654.5 68,696.5
November 42,910.0 27,027.8 69,937.8
December 46,306.2 27,584.8 73,891.0
Year 2021
January 46,770.7 28,144.9 74,915.6
February 47,453.6 28,481.1 75,934.7
March 49,068.2 28,845.7 77,913.9
April 49,600.1 29,302.8 78,902.9
May 50,254.9 29,706.1 79,961.0
June 51,060.0 30,324.6 81,384.6
July 52,011.0 30,665.8 82,676.8
August 53,484.7 31,147.9 84,632.6
Sept 54,510.7 31,514.8 86,025.5
October 55,338.1 31,920.7 87,258.8
November 56,347.5 32,403.1 88,750.6
December 59,534.5 32,972.3 92,506.8
Year 2022
January 60,668.9 33,248.5 93,917.4
February 61,048.8 34,028.9 95,077.7


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