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Data for August 2018  |  Release Date: October 24, 2018  |  Next Release: November 27, 2018 
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Table 6.2.B. Net Summer Capacity Using Primarily Renewable Energy Sources and by State, August 2018 and 2017 (Megawatts)




Summer Capacity at Utility Scale Facilities Small Scale Capacity Capacity From Utility and Small Scale Facilities

Census Division
and State
Wind Solar
Photovoltaic
Solar Thermal Conventional
Hydroelectric
Biomass Sources Geothermal Total Renewable
Sources
Estimated Solar Photovoltaic Estimated Total Solar Photovoltaic Estimated Total Solar

August 2018 August 2017 August 2018 August 2017 August 2018 August 2017 August 2018 August 2017 August 2018 August 2017 August 2018 August 2017 August 2018 August 2017 August 2018 August 2017 August 2018 August 2017 August 2018 August 2017
New England 1,402.1 1,347.8 820.5 700.7 0.0 0.0 1,960.7 1,960.7 1,530.2 1,531.0 0.0 0.0 5,713.5 5,540.2 2,039.4 1,636.4 2,859.9 2,337.1 2,859.9 2,337.1
Connecticut 1.0 1.0 62.5 32.1 0.0 0.0 122.2 122.2 203.5 203.5 0.0 0.0 389.2 358.8 374.5 306.5 437.0 338.6 437.0 338.6
Maine 921.6 898.8 5.6 4.1 0.0 0.0 732.4 732.4 686.0 686.0 0.0 0.0 2,345.6 2,321.3 39.5 28.8 45.1 32.9 45.1 32.9
Massachusetts 94.4 92.9 659.5 588.6 0.0 0.0 267.4 267.4 285.3 286.1 0.0 0.0 1,306.6 1,235.0 1,386.2 1,113.2 2,045.7 1,701.8 2,045.7 1,701.8
New Hampshire 183.1 183.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 504.8 504.8 241.0 241.0 0.0 0.0 928.9 928.9 78.4 65.1 78.4 65.1 78.4 65.1
Rhode Island 51.8 51.8 18.7 10.2 0.0 0.0 2.7 2.7 40.1 40.1 0.0 0.0 113.3 104.8 63.4 38.3 82.1 48.5 82.1 48.5
Vermont 150.2 120.2 74.2 65.7 0.0 0.0 331.2 331.2 74.3 74.3 0.0 0.0 629.9 591.4 97.4 84.5 171.6 150.2 171.6 150.2
Middle Atlantic 3,284.0 3,205.6 986.7 839.5 0.0 0.0 5,466.2 5,466.2 1,279.8 1,304.8 0.0 0.0 11,016.7 10,816.1 2,853.5 2,358.2 3,840.2 3,197.7 3,840.2 3,197.7
New Jersey 7.6 7.6 698.8 656.5 0.0 0.0 12.3 12.3 227.3 227.3 0.0 0.0 946.0 903.7 1,404.1 1,193.1 2,102.9 1,849.6 2,102.9 1,849.6
New York 1,904.6 1,826.2 236.1 131.2 0.0 0.0 4,554.3 4,554.3 524.1 524.1 0.0 0.0 7,219.1 7,035.8 1,142.8 906.0 1,378.9 1,037.2 1,378.9 1,037.2
Pennsylvania 1,371.8 1,371.8 51.8 51.8 0.0 0.0 899.6 899.6 528.4 553.4 0.0 0.0 2,851.6 2,876.6 306.7 259.2 358.5 311.0 358.5 311.0
East North Central 9,261.3 8,430.5 427.0 362.7 0.0 0.0 857.3 857.3 1,268.6 1,290.7 0.0 0.0 11,814.2 10,941.2 350.1 246.0 777.1 608.7 777.1 608.7
Illinois 4,380.9 3,983.8 34.9 32.8 0.0 0.0 34.1 34.1 100.0 121.7 0.0 0.0 4,549.9 4,172.4 64.4 42.6 99.3 75.4 99.3 75.4
Indiana 2,109.4 1,989.7 196.7 182.5 0.0 0.0 60.4 60.4 76.3 76.3 0.0 0.0 2,442.8 2,308.9 66.6 24.1 263.3 206.6 263.3 206.6
Michigan 1,735.8 1,591.8 97.2 62.5 0.0 0.0 266.9 266.9 559.1 560.5 0.0 0.0 2,659.0 2,481.7 57.7 47.1 154.9 109.6 154.9 109.6
Ohio 605.9 533.9 76.1 67.5 0.0 0.0 101.9 101.9 147.4 147.4 0.0 0.0 931.3 850.7 109.4 92.7 185.5 160.2 185.5 160.2
Wisconsin 429.3 331.3 22.1 17.4 0.0 0.0 394.0 394.0 385.8 384.8 0.0 0.0 1,231.2 1,127.5 52.1 39.5 74.2 56.9 74.2 56.9
West North Central 22,283.5 21,317.2 758.9 435.4 0.0 0.0 3,291.7 3,291.7 557.4 557.4 0.0 0.0 26,891.5 25,601.7 306.5 243.3 1,065.4 678.7 1,065.4 678.7
Iowa 7,140.2 6,802.2 7.7 2.6 0.0 0.0 146.4 146.4 21.4 21.4 0.0 0.0 7,315.7 6,972.6 84.0 60.6 91.7 63.2 91.7 63.2
Kansas 5,116.0 5,116.0 4.2 3.2 0.0 0.0 7.0 7.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 5,136.2 5,135.2 17.4 10.3 21.6 13.5 21.6 13.5
Minnesota 3,707.9 3,507.9 670.8 383.1 0.0 0.0 205.9 205.9 485.0 485.0 0.0 0.0 5,069.6 4,581.9 57.2 41.4 728.0 424.5 728.0 424.5
Missouri 954.3 654.3 59.6 35.7 0.0 0.0 548.5 548.5 16.5 16.5 0.0 0.0 1,578.9 1,255.0 140.3 126.8 199.9 162.5 199.9 162.5
Nebraska 1,454.3 1,326.0 15.6 9.8 0.0 0.0 275.9 275.9 15.7 15.7 0.0 0.0 1,761.5 1,627.4 6.8 3.3 22.4 13.1 22.4 13.1
North Dakota 3,073.0 3,073.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 510.0 510.0 9.8 9.8 0.0 0.0 3,592.8 3,592.8 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
South Dakota 837.8 837.8 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1,598.0 1,598.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,436.8 2,436.8 0.6 0.5 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.5
South Atlantic 1,086.3 1,086.3 6,430.8 4,546.7 0.0 0.0 7,229.2 7,268.2 4,303.1 4,382.1 0.0 0.0 19,049.4 17,283.3 1,600.9 1,261.6 8,031.7 5,808.3 8,031.7 5,808.3
Delaware 2.0 2.0 34.1 31.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.2 12.2 0.0 0.0 48.3 46.1 76.0 64.9 110.1 96.8 110.1 96.8
District of Columbia 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 23.0 23.0 0.0 0.0 23.0 23.0 46.8 33.6 46.8 33.6 46.8 33.6
Florida 0.0 0.0 1,117.2 384.8 0.0 0.0 54.5 54.5 1,230.8 1,307.8 0.0 0.0 2,402.5 1,747.1 254.5 173.5 1,371.7 558.3 1,371.7 558.3
Georgia 0.0 0.0 1,010.9 970.5 0.0 0.0 2,047.2 2,047.2 905.4 905.4 0.0 0.0 3,963.5 3,923.1 162.0 NM 1,172.9 NM 1,172.9 NM
Maryland 190.0 190.0 240.3 166.7 0.0 0.0 590.0 590.0 140.0 142.0 0.0 0.0 1,160.3 1,088.7 689.8 592.9 930.1 759.6 930.1 759.6
North Carolina 208.0 208.0 3,392.6 2,808.5 0.0 0.0 2,002.0 2,002.0 568.3 568.3 0.0 0.0 6,170.9 5,586.8 127.2 110.9 3,519.8 2,919.4 3,519.8 2,919.4
South Carolina 0.0 0.0 283.0 67.4 0.0 0.0 1,328.7 1,367.7 531.0 531.0 0.0 0.0 2,142.7 1,966.1 179.4 102.7 462.4 170.1 462.4 170.1
Virginia 0.0 0.0 352.7 116.9 0.0 0.0 866.0 866.0 892.4 892.4 0.0 0.0 2,111.1 1,875.3 59.0 43.3 411.7 160.2 411.7 160.2
West Virginia 686.3 686.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 340.8 340.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,027.1 1,027.1 6.3 5.3 6.3 5.3 6.3 5.3
East South Central 29.1 29.1 455.6 232.9 0.0 0.0 7,028.7 7,053.7 1,229.0 1,229.0 0.0 0.0 8,742.4 8,544.7 91.4 80.6 547.0 313.5 547.0 313.5
Alabama 0.0 0.0 179.4 92.9 0.0 0.0 3,270.2 3,290.8 685.9 685.9 0.0 0.0 4,135.5 4,069.6 NM NM NM NM NM NM
Kentucky 0.0 0.0 26.3 11.1 0.0 0.0 1,146.9 1,144.3 72.2 72.2 0.0 0.0 1,245.4 1,227.6 21.0 15.8 47.3 26.9 47.3 26.9
Mississippi 0.0 0.0 160.6 58.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 274.7 274.7 0.0 0.0 435.3 333.3 7.1 6.0 167.7 64.6 167.7 64.6
Tennessee 29.1 29.1 89.3 70.3 0.0 0.0 2,611.6 2,618.6 196.2 196.2 0.0 0.0 2,926.2 2,914.2 56.3 53.9 145.6 124.2 145.6 124.2
West South Central 30,437.3 27,894.2 1,758.4 1,023.0 0.0 0.0 2,987.5 2,987.5 1,309.7 1,321.6 0.0 0.0 36,492.9 33,226.3 585.2 414.9 2,343.6 1,437.9 2,343.6 1,437.9
Arkansas 0.0 0.0 100.0 14.0 0.0 0.0 1,263.9 1,263.9 330.4 330.4 0.0 0.0 1,694.3 1,608.3 13.8 6.2 113.8 20.2 113.8 20.2
Louisiana 0.0 0.0 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.0 192.0 192.0 490.1 490.1 0.0 0.0 683.2 683.2 135.5 119.2 136.6 120.3 136.6 120.3
Oklahoma 7,494.8 6,743.2 30.5 20.5 0.0 0.0 861.6 861.6 76.2 76.2 0.0 0.0 8,463.1 7,701.5 6.7 3.5 37.2 24.0 37.2 24.0
Texas 22,942.5 21,151.0 1,626.8 987.4 0.0 0.0 670.0 670.0 413.0 424.9 0.0 0.0 25,652.3 23,233.3 429.1 286.1 2,055.9 1,273.5 2,055.9 1,273.5
Mountain 8,834.5 8,439.5 5,609.4 5,317.6 473.9 473.9 10,575.9 10,580.1 174.3 174.3 582.8 545.8 26,250.8 25,531.2 2,227.1 1,850.3 7,836.5 7,167.9 8,310.4 7,641.8
Arizona 267.3 267.3 1,776.5 1,677.3 295.4 295.4 2,720.9 2,720.9 30.7 30.7 0.0 0.0 5,090.8 4,991.6 1,213.9 1,005.0 2,990.4 2,682.3 3,285.8 2,977.7
Colorado 3,103.2 3,031.2 466.8 425.2 0.0 0.0 687.4 687.4 28.7 28.7 0.0 0.0 4,286.1 4,172.5 345.5 322.6 812.3 747.8 812.3 747.8
Idaho 970.5 970.5 240.0 240.0 0.0 0.0 2,707.5 2,710.2 83.9 83.9 10.0 10.0 4,011.9 4,014.6 21.7 10.5 261.7 250.5 261.7 250.5
Montana 703.5 678.5 17.0 8.0 0.0 0.0 2,749.3 2,750.8 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 3,472.8 3,440.3 12.9 10.1 29.9 18.1 29.9 18.1
Nevada 150.0 150.0 1,707.7 1,605.6 178.5 178.5 1,051.4 1,051.4 9.8 9.8 498.2 461.2 3,595.6 3,456.5 269.7 220.0 1,977.4 1,825.6 2,155.9 2,004.1
New Mexico 1,764.5 1,466.5 544.3 504.4 0.0 0.0 82.9 82.9 5.4 5.4 1.6 1.6 2,398.7 2,060.8 136.5 109.2 680.8 613.6 680.8 613.6
Utah 388.2 388.2 857.1 857.1 0.0 0.0 269.4 269.4 12.8 12.8 73.0 73.0 1,600.5 1,600.5 223.1 170.0 1,080.2 1,027.1 1,080.2 1,027.1
Wyoming 1,487.3 1,487.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 307.1 307.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,794.4 1,794.4 3.8 NM 3.8 NM 3.8 NM
Pacific Contiguous 12,119.6 11,964.2 10,221.2 8,990.9 1,284.0 1,284.0 39,854.7 39,799.7 1,939.6 1,989.4 1,873.5 1,862.3 67,292.6 65,890.5 7,757.5 6,364.3 17,978.7 15,355.2 19,262.7 16,639.2
California 5,836.3 5,680.9 9,938.6 8,890.5 1,284.0 1,284.0 10,198.0 10,198.0 1,230.5 1,264.0 1,854.0 1,842.8 30,341.4 29,160.2 7,491.5 6,142.4 17,430.1 15,032.9 18,714.1 16,316.9
Oregon 3,210.2 3,210.2 282.1 99.9 0.0 0.0 8,423.2 8,423.2 314.7 314.7 19.5 19.5 12,249.7 12,067.5 148.9 131.1 431.0 231.0 431.0 231.0
Washington 3,073.1 3,073.1 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 21,233.5 21,178.5 394.4 410.7 0.0 0.0 24,701.5 24,662.8 117.1 90.8 117.6 91.3 117.6 91.3
Pacific Noncontiguous 266.2 266.2 101.2 98.3 0.0 0.0 496.5 496.5 274.7 224.3 43.0 43.0 1,181.6 1,128.3 600.8 563.2 702.0 661.5 702.0 661.5
Alaska 60.6 60.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 470.6 470.6 7.0 7.0 0.0 0.0 538.2 538.2 3.0 1.8 3.0 1.8 3.0 1.8
Hawaii 205.6 205.6 101.2 98.3 0.0 0.0 25.9 25.9 267.7 217.3 43.0 43.0 643.4 590.1 597.9 561.4 699.1 659.7 699.1 659.7
U.S. Total 89,003.9 83,980.6 27,569.7 22,547.7 1,757.9 1,757.9 79,748.4 79,761.6 13,866.4 14,004.6 2,499.3 2,451.1 214,445.6 204,503.5 18,412.4 15,018.7 45,982.1 37,566.4 47,740.0 39,324.3

NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error.
Values for 2017 are final. Values for 2018 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.