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Data for December 2018  |  Release date: February 27, 2019  |  Next release: March 26, 2019 
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Table 6.1.B. Estimated Net Summer Solar Photovoltaic Capacity From Small Scale Facilities by Sector (Megawatts):
2014 - December 2018

Period Residential Commercial Industrial Total
Annual Totals
2014 3,346.3 3,279.7 700.6 7,326.6
2015 5,191.5 3,706.7 880.3 9,778.5
2016 7,527.0 4,022.8 1,215.3 12,765.1
2017 9,626.8 5,155.8 1,365.1 16,147.8
Year 2016
January 5,428.5 3,419.8 1,017.3 9,865.6
February 5,627.1 3,458.3 1,037.7 10,123.1
March 5,852.7 3,521.8 1,065.8 10,440.2
April 6,051.1 3,552.6 1,084.1 10,687.8
May 6,238.7 3,589.1 1,100.0 10,927.9
June 6,432.3 3,640.4 1,112.5 11,185.2
July 6,592.9 3,660.7 1,131.7 11,385.3
August 6,785.8 3,734.2 1,150.5 11,670.6
Sept 6,957.7 3,794.2 1,161.5 11,913.3
October 7,147.1 3,837.6 1,171.8 12,156.4
November 7,332.8 3,930.7 1,182.9 12,446.4
December 7,527.0 4,022.8 1,215.3 12,765.1
Year 2017
January 7,754.9 4,071.5 1,143.7 12,970.1
February 7,946.3 4,110.9 1,214.8 13,272.0
March 8,115.3 4,203.6 1,240.0 13,558.9
April 8,269.3 4,293.6 1,252.2 13,815.1
May 8,453.2 4,381.8 1,280.4 14,115.3
June 8,618.2 4,481.8 1,301.9 14,401.8
July 8,778.3 4,565.3 1,327.2 14,670.8
August 8,961.3 4,711.5 1,346.0 15,018.7
Sept 9,113.0 4,738.4 1,364.9 15,216.3
October 9,265.2 4,826.7 1,364.7 15,456.6
November 9,429.8 4,924.9 1,365.1 15,719.9
December 9,626.8 5,155.8 1,365.1 16,147.8
Year 2018
January 9,818.4 5,312.1 1,365.7 16,496.2
February 9,985.1 5,398.4 1,374.2 16,757.7
March 10,155.4 5,501.2 1,391.4 17,048.0
April 10,313.9 5,580.1 1,412.2 17,306.3
May 10,492.1 5,676.2 1,432.4 17,600.7
June 10,660.0 5,778.0 1,449.5 17,887.4
July 10,828.8 5,858.8 1,458.2 18,145.8
August 11,011.0 5,945.3 1,470.2 18,426.4
Sept 11,178.8 6,026.4 1,507.2 18,712.4
October 11,373.1 6,105.2 1,522.1 19,000.5
November 11,552.4 6,176.0 1,549.7 19,278.1
December 11,664.4 6,285.8 1,571.3 19,521.5

Values for 2017 are final. Values for 2018 are preliminary.
Improved renewable data reporting has resulted in realignment of the commercial and industrial sectors.
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.