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Data for March 2019  |  Release date: May 24, 2019  |  Next release: June 24, 2019 
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Table 6.1.B. Estimated Net Summer Solar Photovoltaic Capacity From Small Scale Facilities by Sector (Megawatts):
2014 - March 2019

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
2018 11,664.4 6,285.8 1,571.3 19,521.5
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
Year 2019
January 11,998.4 6,379.6 1,581.0 19,959.0
February 12,165.8 6,369.7 1,590.3 20,125.8
March 12,439.8 6,533.0 1,612.2 20,584.9

Values 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.