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Data for October 2020 Release Date: December 23, 2020 Next Release Date: January 26, 2021 full reportPDF
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Table 6.2.B. Net Summer Capacity Using Primarily Renewable Energy Sources and by State, October 2020 and 2019 (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

October 2020 October 2019 October 2020 October 2019 October 2020 October 2019 October 2020 October 2019 October 2020 October 2019 October 2020 October 2019 October 2020 October 2019 October 2020 October 2019 October 2020 October 2019 October 2020 October 2019
New England 1,463.2 1,429.4 1,319.0 1,098.9 0.0 0.0 1,957.6 1,957.6 1,417.0 1,440.5 0.0 0.0 6,156.8 5,926.4 2,844.8 2,446.4 4,163.8 3,545.3 4,163.8 3,545.3
Connecticut 1.0 1.0 142.4 96.0 0.0 0.0 119.4 119.4 199.9 199.9 0.0 0.0 462.7 416.3 588.9 487.9 731.3 583.9 731.3 583.9
Maine 921.6 921.6 15.5 5.6 0.0 0.0 734.0 734.0 569.3 592.8 0.0 0.0 2,240.4 2,254.0 69.2 56.6 84.7 62.2 84.7 62.2
Massachusetts 105.7 100.7 920.7 830.1 0.0 0.0 266.3 266.3 284.9 284.9 0.0 0.0 1,577.6 1,482.0 1,731.8 1,553.8 2,652.5 2,383.9 2,652.5 2,383.9
New Hampshire 211.9 183.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 504.0 504.0 241.0 241.0 0.0 0.0 956.9 928.1 115.3 96.6 115.3 96.6 115.3 96.6
Rhode Island 72.8 72.8 118.9 47.9 0.0 0.0 2.7 2.7 40.1 40.1 0.0 0.0 234.5 163.5 206.2 135.2 325.1 183.1 325.1 183.1
Vermont 150.2 150.2 121.5 119.3 0.0 0.0 331.2 331.2 81.8 81.8 0.0 0.0 684.7 682.5 133.3 116.3 254.8 235.6 254.8 235.6
Middle Atlantic 3,453.3 3,363.3 1,667.8 1,335.3 0.0 0.0 5,471.6 5,470.4 1,107.5 1,206.5 0.0 0.0 11,700.2 11,375.5 3,994.7 3,410.0 5,662.5 4,745.3 5,662.5 4,745.3
New Jersey 7.6 7.6 942.4 853.5 0.0 0.0 12.3 12.3 193.8 208.9 0.0 0.0 1,156.1 1,082.3 1,826.4 1,598.8 2,768.8 2,452.3 2,768.8 2,452.3
New York 1,985.7 1,985.7 591.5 414.4 0.0 0.0 4,559.7 4,558.5 459.3 478.3 0.0 0.0 7,596.2 7,436.9 1,726.4 1,441.6 2,317.9 1,856.0 2,317.9 1,856.0
Pennsylvania 1,460.0 1,370.0 133.9 67.4 0.0 0.0 899.6 899.6 454.4 519.3 0.0 0.0 2,947.9 2,856.3 441.9 369.6 575.8 437.0 575.8 437.0
East North Central 11,894.3 10,241.2 595.3 504.3 0.0 0.0 886.1 884.6 1,162.5 1,165.6 0.0 0.0 14,538.2 12,795.7 921.2 586.8 1,516.5 1,091.1 1,516.5 1,091.1
Illinois 5,798.0 4,831.5 58.9 40.6 0.0 0.0 34.1 34.1 88.2 88.2 0.0 0.0 5,979.2 4,994.4 395.7 172.6 454.6 213.2 454.6 213.2
Indiana 2,439.8 2,309.8 277.4 222.3 0.0 0.0 66.2 66.2 70.8 70.8 0.0 0.0 2,854.2 2,669.1 118.4 92.7 395.8 315.0 395.8 315.0
Michigan 2,484.3 2,061.8 102.0 100.2 0.0 0.0 273.4 273.4 508.0 504.0 0.0 0.0 3,367.7 2,939.4 120.6 87.5 222.6 187.7 222.6 187.7
Ohio 852.5 718.4 111.6 100.8 0.0 0.0 101.9 101.9 138.7 143.5 0.0 0.0 1,204.7 1,064.6 186.2 155.6 297.8 256.4 297.8 256.4
Wisconsin 319.7 319.7 45.4 40.4 0.0 0.0 410.5 409.0 356.8 359.1 0.0 0.0 1,132.4 1,128.2 100.4 78.5 145.8 118.9 145.8 118.9
West North Central 30,396.0 25,897.0 1,137.1 971.6 0.0 0.0 3,295.5 3,295.5 421.0 421.0 0.0 0.0 35,249.6 30,585.1 509.8 421.3 1,646.9 1,392.9 1,646.9 1,392.9
Iowa 10,829.5 8,844.2 16.0 13.4 0.0 0.0 146.4 146.4 20.6 20.6 0.0 0.0 11,012.5 9,024.6 142.7 111.2 158.7 124.6 158.7 124.6
Kansas 6,529.3 6,133.4 30.2 10.2 0.0 0.0 7.0 7.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 6,575.5 6,159.6 30.1 24.1 60.3 34.3 60.3 34.3
Minnesota 4,052.2 3,847.2 1,004.5 866.6 0.0 0.0 205.9 205.9 346.4 346.4 0.0 0.0 5,609.0 5,266.1 93.6 76.5 1,098.1 943.1 1,098.1 943.1
Missouri 1,196.3 954.3 62.1 62.1 0.0 0.0 548.5 548.5 14.1 14.1 0.0 0.0 1,821.0 1,579.0 229.0 198.4 291.1 260.5 291.1 260.5
Nebraska 2,410.8 2,018.3 23.3 18.3 0.0 0.0 279.7 279.7 15.7 15.7 0.0 0.0 2,729.5 2,332.0 12.7 9.8 36.0 28.1 36.0 28.1
North Dakota 3,678.5 3,221.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 510.0 510.0 9.8 9.8 0.0 0.0 4,198.3 3,741.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5
South Dakota 1,699.4 877.8 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1,598.0 1,598.0 5.4 5.4 0.0 0.0 3,303.8 2,482.2 1.0 0.8 2.0 1.8 2.0 1.8
South Atlantic 1,142.5 1,086.3 12,283.1 8,534.7 0.0 0.0 7,189.2 7,187.2 4,335.6 4,219.6 0.0 0.0 24,950.4 21,027.8 2,542.5 2,039.3 14,825.6 10,574.0 14,825.6 10,574.0
Delaware 2.0 2.0 36.7 33.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.2 12.2 0.0 0.0 50.9 47.9 86.1 84.5 122.8 118.2 122.8 118.2
District of Columbia 0.0 0.0 9.3 6.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 12.0 0.0 0.0 21.3 18.9 79.4 63.9 88.7 70.8 88.7 70.8
Florida 0.0 0.0 3,414.7 1,975.9 0.0 0.0 43.5 43.5 1,184.1 1,184.1 0.0 0.0 4,642.3 3,203.5 726.6 441.0 4,141.3 2,416.9 4,141.3 2,416.9
Georgia 0.0 0.0 2,013.4 1,041.0 0.0 0.0 2,031.0 2,031.0 1,059.8 943.8 0.0 0.0 5,104.2 4,015.8 NM NM NM NM NM NM
Maryland 190.0 190.0 335.8 310.5 0.0 0.0 590.0 590.0 140.9 140.9 0.0 0.0 1,256.7 1,231.4 810.8 767.4 1,146.6 1,077.9 1,146.6 1,077.9
North Carolina 208.0 208.0 4,689.0 4,197.3 0.0 0.0 2,006.0 2,004.0 564.0 564.0 0.0 0.0 7,467.0 6,973.3 226.0 174.1 4,915.0 4,371.4 4,915.0 4,371.4
South Carolina 0.0 0.0 966.4 555.7 0.0 0.0 1,311.9 1,311.9 554.5 554.5 0.0 0.0 2,832.8 2,422.1 257.9 226.8 1,224.3 782.5 1,224.3 782.5
Virginia 0.0 0.0 817.8 413.7 0.0 0.0 866.0 866.0 804.9 804.9 0.0 0.0 2,488.7 2,084.6 148.9 91.7 966.7 505.4 966.7 505.4
West Virginia 742.5 686.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 340.8 340.8 3.2 3.2 0.0 0.0 1,086.5 1,030.3 10.5 9.2 10.5 9.2 10.5 9.2
East South Central 29.1 29.1 620.5 566.3 0.0 0.0 7,055.3 7,055.3 1,206.3 1,200.9 0.0 0.0 8,911.2 8,851.6 112.8 102.5 733.3 668.8 733.3 668.8
Alabama 0.0 0.0 194.1 194.1 0.0 0.0 3,291.8 3,291.8 633.1 629.1 0.0 0.0 4,119.0 4,115.0 NM NM NM NM NM NM
Kentucky 0.0 0.0 26.1 26.1 0.0 0.0 1,146.9 1,146.9 74.6 73.2 0.0 0.0 1,247.6 1,246.2 34.1 26.9 60.2 53.0 60.2 53.0
Mississippi 0.0 0.0 218.1 165.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 302.4 302.4 0.0 0.0 520.5 468.0 8.9 8.5 227.0 174.1 227.0 174.1
Tennessee 29.1 29.1 182.2 180.5 0.0 0.0 2,616.6 2,616.6 196.2 196.2 0.0 0.0 3,024.1 3,022.4 60.8 58.4 243.0 238.9 243.0 238.9
West South Central 37,255.7 35,218.3 4,558.5 2,122.0 0.0 0.0 3,029.5 2,991.4 1,164.4 1,164.4 0.0 0.0 46,008.1 41,496.1 1,259.4 815.2 5,817.9 2,937.2 5,817.9 2,937.2
Arkansas 0.0 0.0 212.2 110.0 0.0 0.0 1,265.8 1,265.8 264.7 264.7 0.0 0.0 1,742.7 1,640.5 57.1 24.0 269.3 134.0 269.3 134.0
Louisiana 0.0 0.0 51.1 1.1 0.0 0.0 192.0 192.0 422.1 422.1 0.0 0.0 665.2 615.2 154.9 145.9 206.0 147.0 206.0 147.0
Oklahoma 8,168.7 8,068.7 40.5 30.5 0.0 0.0 865.6 863.6 76.2 76.2 0.0 0.0 9,151.0 9,039.0 19.3 11.9 59.8 42.4 59.8 42.4
Texas 29,087.0 27,149.6 4,254.7 1,980.4 0.0 0.0 706.1 670.0 401.4 401.4 0.0 0.0 34,449.2 30,201.4 1,028.1 633.5 5,282.8 2,613.9 5,282.8 2,613.9
Mountain 11,109.9 9,787.5 7,028.1 6,304.2 474.1 474.1 10,663.1 10,652.9 179.1 183.6 656.7 636.7 30,111.0 28,039.0 3,151.7 2,660.5 10,179.8 8,964.7 10,653.9 9,438.8
Arizona 267.3 267.3 2,025.3 1,832.8 295.6 295.6 2,720.9 2,720.9 30.7 30.7 0.0 0.0 5,339.8 5,147.3 1,607.3 1,392.7 3,632.6 3,225.5 3,928.2 3,521.1
Colorado 4,714.9 3,698.5 675.8 561.4 0.0 0.0 691.2 684.1 28.7 28.7 0.0 0.0 6,110.6 4,972.7 444.9 381.3 1,120.7 942.7 1,120.7 942.7
Idaho 970.4 970.4 242.0 242.0 0.0 0.0 2,767.4 2,764.2 88.7 93.2 10.0 10.0 4,078.5 4,079.8 56.5 40.0 298.5 282.0 298.5 282.0
Montana 871.3 791.3 17.0 17.0 0.0 0.0 2,782.6 2,782.7 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 3,673.9 3,594.0 24.4 17.0 41.4 34.0 41.4 34.0
Nevada 150.0 150.0 2,203.5 2,039.1 178.5 178.5 1,051.4 1,051.4 9.8 9.8 567.4 547.4 4,160.6 3,976.2 499.3 394.7 2,702.8 2,433.8 2,881.3 2,612.3
New Mexico 2,035.9 2,035.9 733.8 603.2 0.0 0.0 82.9 82.9 5.4 5.4 8.6 8.6 2,866.6 2,736.0 193.8 163.2 927.6 766.4 927.6 766.4
Utah 388.2 388.2 1,038.7 916.7 0.0 0.0 259.6 259.6 12.8 12.8 70.7 70.7 1,770.0 1,648.0 317.3 265.6 1,356.0 1,182.3 1,356.0 1,182.3
Wyoming 1,711.9 1,485.9 92.0 92.0 0.0 0.0 307.1 307.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,111.0 1,885.0 8.3 6.0 100.3 98.0 100.3 98.0
Pacific Contiguous 12,539.2 12,344.1 12,351.5 11,379.5 1,284.0 1,284.0 39,893.2 39,774.0 1,904.5 1,896.9 1,855.7 1,855.7 69,828.1 68,534.2 10,640.7 9,210.3 22,992.2 20,589.8 24,276.2 21,873.8
California 6,027.4 6,055.7 11,784.5 11,032.9 1,284.0 1,284.0 10,231.6 10,231.6 1,205.1 1,197.5 1,836.2 1,836.2 32,368.8 31,637.9 10,252.8 8,880.8 22,037.3 19,913.7 23,321.3 21,197.7
Oregon 3,415.3 3,215.3 547.3 326.9 0.0 0.0 8,317.0 8,317.0 315.0 315.0 19.5 19.5 12,614.1 12,193.7 191.1 166.3 738.4 493.2 738.4 493.2
Washington 3,096.5 3,073.1 19.7 19.7 0.0 0.0 21,344.6 21,225.4 384.4 384.4 0.0 0.0 24,845.2 24,702.6 196.7 163.2 216.4 182.9 216.4 182.9
Pacific Noncontiguous 266.6 266.6 273.3 184.7 0.0 0.0 503.0 503.0 160.9 160.9 43.0 43.0 1,246.8 1,158.2 722.6 665.4 995.9 850.1 995.9 850.1
Alaska 61.0 61.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 470.6 470.6 7.0 7.0 0.0 0.0 538.6 538.6 7.7 5.1 7.7 5.1 7.7 5.1
Hawaii 205.6 205.6 273.3 184.7 0.0 0.0 32.4 32.4 153.9 153.9 43.0 43.0 708.2 619.6 714.9 660.3 988.2 845.0 988.2 845.0
U.S. Total 109,549.8 99,662.8 41,834.2 33,001.5 1,758.1 1,758.1 79,944.1 79,771.9 13,058.8 13,059.9 2,555.4 2,535.4 248,700.4 229,789.6 26,700.0 22,357.7 68,534.2 55,359.2 70,292.3 57,117.3

NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error.
Values for 2019 are final. Values for 2020 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.