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Data for August 2017  |  Release Date: October 24, 2017  |  Next Release: November 27, 2017 
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SAS Output
Table 6.1.A. Estimated Net Summer Solar Photovoltaic Capacity From Utility and Small Scale Facilities (Megawatts)
2008 - August 2017

Period Utility Solar
Photovoltaic
Estimated Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Estimated Total Solar Photovoltaic
Annual Totals
2008 70.8 N/A N/A
2009 145.5 N/A N/A
2010 393.4 N/A N/A
2011 1,052.0 N/A N/A
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 19,770.3 13,183.2 32,953.5
Year 2015
January 8,873.2 7,369.4 16,242.6
February 9,027.0 7,529.1 16,556.1
March 9,088.1 7,696.7 16,784.8
April 9,154.4 7,860.3 17,014.7
May 9,368.0 8,050.6 17,418.6
June 9,638.9 8,235.9 17,874.8
July 9,714.8 8,479.1 18,193.9
August 9,945.4 8,700.9 18,646.3
Sept 10,050.2 8,951.5 19,001.7
October 10,156.7 9,188.4 19,345.1
November 10,478.7 9,416.7 19,895.4
December 11,905.4 9,778.5 21,683.9
Year 2016
January 12,272.1 10,226.8 22,498.9
February 12,401.5 10,486.5 22,888.0
March 12,583.1 10,809.5 23,392.6
April 13,123.6 11,069.8 24,193.4
May 13,231.7 11,311.7 24,543.4
June 13,420.2 11,568.8 24,989.0
July 14,145.5 11,781.0 25,926.5
August 15,077.2 12,063.5 27,140.7
Sept 15,844.7 12,305.5 28,150.2
October 16,408.2 12,567.0 28,975.2
November 16,950.8 12,855.4 29,806.2
December 19,770.3 13,183.2 32,953.5
Year 2017
January 20,135.6 13,348.4 33,484.0
February 20,327.7 13,807.7 34,135.4
March 20,765.0 14,107.5 34,872.5
April 21,350.7 14,282.4 35,633.1
May 21,747.1 14,509.8 36,256.9
June 21,991.3 14,690.5 36,681.8
July 22,175.0 15,106.6 37,281.6
August 22,313.6 15,385.8 37,699.4


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.