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Data for March 2020  |  Release date: May 26, 2020  |  Next release: June 24, 2020  |
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Table 6.2.B. Net Summer Capacity Using Primarily Renewable Energy Sources and by State, March 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

March 2020 March 2019 March 2020 March 2019 March 2020 March 2019 March 2020 March 2019 March 2020 March 2019 March 2020 March 2019 March 2020 March 2019 March 2020 March 2019 March 2020 March 2019 March 2020 March 2019
New England 1,462.8 1,424.8 1,174.9 1,015.3 0.0 0.0 1,957.6 1,960.1 1,417.0 1,537.3 0.0 0.0 6,012.3 5,937.5 2,699.3 2,249.1 3,874.2 3,264.4 3,874.2 3,264.4
Connecticut 1.0 1.0 137.4 95.0 0.0 0.0 119.4 122.2 199.9 202.6 0.0 0.0 457.7 420.8 534.1 425.2 671.5 520.2 671.5 520.2
Maine 921.6 921.6 5.6 5.6 0.0 0.0 734.0 733.0 569.3 686.9 0.0 0.0 2,230.5 2,347.1 57.2 47.5 62.8 53.1 62.8 53.1
Massachusetts 105.7 96.1 854.9 775.3 0.0 0.0 266.3 267.0 284.9 284.9 0.0 0.0 1,511.8 1,423.3 1,691.2 1,488.0 2,546.1 2,263.3 2,546.1 2,263.3
New Hampshire 211.5 183.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 504.0 504.0 241.0 241.0 0.0 0.0 956.5 928.1 106.4 85.9 106.4 85.9 106.4 85.9
Rhode Island 72.8 72.8 55.5 34.6 0.0 0.0 2.7 2.7 40.1 40.1 0.0 0.0 171.1 150.2 186.8 94.1 242.3 128.7 242.3 128.7
Vermont 150.2 150.2 121.5 104.8 0.0 0.0 331.2 331.2 81.8 81.8 0.0 0.0 684.7 668.0 123.5 108.3 245.0 213.1 245.0 213.1
Middle Atlantic 3,453.3 3,467.3 1,474.3 1,159.9 0.0 0.0 5,474.1 5,473.2 1,233.5 1,279.4 0.0 0.0 11,635.2 11,379.8 3,748.3 3,116.0 5,222.6 4,275.9 5,222.6 4,275.9
New Jersey 7.6 7.6 888.8 785.5 0.0 0.0 12.3 12.3 208.9 227.3 0.0 0.0 1,117.6 1,032.7 1,736.3 1,493.2 2,625.1 2,278.7 2,625.1 2,278.7
New York 1,985.7 2,089.7 494.6 310.6 0.0 0.0 4,562.2 4,561.3 500.3 524.1 0.0 0.0 7,542.8 7,485.7 1,613.4 1,295.2 2,108.0 1,605.8 2,108.0 1,605.8
Pennsylvania 1,460.0 1,370.0 90.9 63.8 0.0 0.0 899.6 899.6 524.3 528.0 0.0 0.0 2,974.8 2,861.4 398.6 327.6 489.5 391.4 489.5 391.4
East North Central 11,178.9 10,332.1 540.3 469.9 0.0 0.0 878.8 859.9 1,161.3 1,252.3 0.0 0.0 13,759.3 12,914.2 723.1 433.1 1,263.4 903.0 1,263.4 903.0
Illinois 5,568.2 4,803.7 43.6 40.6 0.0 0.0 34.1 34.1 88.2 88.2 0.0 0.0 5,734.1 4,966.6 250.4 96.7 294.0 137.3 294.0 137.3
Indiana 2,309.8 2,309.8 245.3 217.0 0.0 0.0 60.4 60.4 70.8 70.8 0.0 0.0 2,686.3 2,658.0 104.0 79.1 349.3 296.1 349.3 296.1
Michigan 2,137.7 2,061.8 102.0 100.2 0.0 0.0 273.4 269.9 500.0 562.0 0.0 0.0 3,013.1 2,993.9 105.2 70.0 207.2 170.2 207.2 170.2
Ohio 843.5 718.4 109.0 88.2 0.0 0.0 101.9 101.9 143.5 149.8 0.0 0.0 1,197.9 1,058.3 171.6 122.5 280.6 210.7 280.6 210.7
Wisconsin 319.7 438.4 40.4 23.9 0.0 0.0 409.0 393.6 358.8 381.5 0.0 0.0 1,127.9 1,237.4 91.8 64.9 132.2 88.8 132.2 88.8
West North Central 29,088.3 25,269.0 1,030.3 876.0 0.0 0.0 3,296.7 3,296.7 415.6 458.2 0.0 0.0 33,830.9 29,899.9 456.3 353.4 1,486.6 1,229.4 1,486.6 1,229.4
Iowa 10,498.7 8,791.8 16.0 8.9 0.0 0.0 146.4 146.4 20.6 21.4 0.0 0.0 10,681.7 8,968.5 126.4 98.5 142.4 107.4 142.4 107.4
Kansas 6,329.2 5,658.5 10.2 10.2 0.0 0.0 7.0 7.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 6,355.4 5,684.7 27.2 21.2 37.4 31.4 37.4 31.4
Minnesota 3,850.9 3,850.5 922.7 775.8 0.0 0.0 205.9 205.9 346.4 388.2 0.0 0.0 5,325.9 5,220.4 75.7 63.2 998.4 839.0 998.4 839.0
Missouri 954.3 954.3 62.1 62.1 0.0 0.0 548.5 548.5 14.1 14.1 0.0 0.0 1,579.0 1,579.0 214.4 161.1 276.5 223.2 276.5 223.2
Nebraska 2,180.8 2,018.3 18.3 18.0 0.0 0.0 280.9 280.9 15.7 15.7 0.0 0.0 2,495.7 2,332.9 11.3 8.3 29.6 26.3 29.6 26.3
North Dakota 3,678.5 3,117.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 510.0 510.0 9.8 9.8 0.0 0.0 4,198.3 3,637.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4
South Dakota 1,595.9 877.8 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1,598.0 1,598.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3,194.9 2,476.8 0.8 0.7 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.7
South Atlantic 1,086.3 1,086.3 10,670.0 8,085.6 0.0 0.0 7,201.2 7,224.4 4,335.6 4,193.8 0.0 0.0 23,293.1 20,590.1 2,222.5 1,813.8 12,892.5 9,899.4 12,892.5 9,899.4
Delaware 2.0 2.0 36.7 33.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.2 12.2 0.0 0.0 50.9 47.4 87.9 81.0 124.6 114.2 124.6 114.2
District of Columbia 0.0 0.0 8.4 5.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 12.0 0.0 0.0 20.4 17.9 69.0 48.6 77.4 54.5 77.4 54.5
Florida 0.0 0.0 2,739.2 1,926.3 0.0 0.0 43.5 54.5 1,184.1 1,180.8 0.0 0.0 3,966.8 3,161.6 546.9 342.6 3,286.1 2,268.9 3,286.1 2,268.9
Georgia 0.0 0.0 1,681.0 1,022.0 0.0 0.0 2,031.0 2,047.2 1,059.8 949.4 0.0 0.0 4,771.8 4,018.6 NM 174.0 NM 1,196.0 NM 1,196.0
Maryland 190.0 190.0 327.8 279.6 0.0 0.0 590.0 590.0 140.9 140.9 0.0 0.0 1,248.7 1,200.5 782.2 726.0 1,110.0 1,005.6 1,110.0 1,005.6
North Carolina 208.0 208.0 4,581.3 4,053.7 0.0 0.0 2,006.0 2,002.0 564.0 558.9 0.0 0.0 7,359.3 6,822.6 196.5 152.5 4,777.8 4,206.2 4,777.8 4,206.2
South Carolina 0.0 0.0 735.2 371.1 0.0 0.0 1,323.9 1,323.9 554.5 526.5 0.0 0.0 2,613.6 2,221.5 238.6 209.8 973.8 580.9 973.8 580.9
Virginia 0.0 0.0 560.4 393.8 0.0 0.0 866.0 866.0 804.9 809.9 0.0 0.0 2,231.3 2,069.7 106.4 71.6 666.8 465.4 666.8 465.4
West Virginia 686.3 686.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 340.8 340.8 3.2 3.2 0.0 0.0 1,030.3 1,030.3 9.6 7.5 9.6 7.5 9.6 7.5
East South Central 29.1 29.1 620.5 558.6 0.0 0.0 7,055.3 7,055.5 1,191.1 1,170.8 0.0 0.0 8,896.0 8,814.0 108.6 97.3 729.1 655.9 729.1 655.9
Alabama 0.0 0.0 194.1 194.1 0.0 0.0 3,291.8 3,292.0 617.9 600.0 0.0 0.0 4,103.8 4,086.1 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 72.2 0.0 0.0 1,247.6 1,245.2 31.5 23.7 57.6 49.8 57.6 49.8
Mississippi 0.0 0.0 218.1 160.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 302.4 302.4 0.0 0.0 520.5 463.0 9.3 7.6 227.4 168.2 227.4 168.2
Tennessee 29.1 29.1 182.2 177.8 0.0 0.0 2,616.6 2,616.6 196.2 196.2 0.0 0.0 3,024.1 3,019.7 59.1 57.5 241.3 235.3 241.3 235.3
West South Central 36,839.5 32,856.8 2,831.7 2,090.3 0.0 0.0 2,991.4 2,991.4 1,164.2 1,242.9 0.0 0.0 43,826.8 39,181.4 915.0 700.4 3,746.7 2,790.7 3,746.7 2,790.7
Arkansas 0.0 0.0 112.2 100.0 0.0 0.0 1,265.8 1,265.8 264.7 331.3 0.0 0.0 1,642.7 1,697.1 31.0 19.4 143.2 119.4 143.2 119.4
Louisiana 0.0 0.0 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.0 192.0 192.0 421.9 422.4 0.0 0.0 615.0 615.5 143.8 139.0 144.9 140.1 144.9 140.1
Oklahoma 8,170.7 8,070.7 30.5 30.5 0.0 0.0 863.6 863.6 76.2 76.2 0.0 0.0 9,141.0 9,041.0 14.0 10.1 44.5 40.6 44.5 40.6
Texas 28,668.8 24,786.1 2,687.9 1,958.7 0.0 0.0 670.0 670.0 401.4 413.0 0.0 0.0 32,428.1 27,827.8 726.1 531.9 3,414.0 2,490.6 3,414.0 2,490.6
Mountain 9,955.3 9,560.6 6,707.8 5,931.1 474.1 473.9 10,662.8 10,650.2 171.2 174.3 659.0 639.0 28,630.2 27,429.1 2,858.0 2,421.5 9,565.8 8,352.6 10,039.9 8,826.5
Arizona 267.3 267.3 2,022.5 1,786.8 295.6 295.4 2,720.9 2,720.9 30.7 30.7 0.0 0.0 5,337.0 5,101.1 1,490.6 1,286.8 3,513.1 3,073.6 3,808.7 3,369.0
Colorado 3,757.9 3,698.5 600.0 543.1 0.0 0.0 684.1 686.4 28.7 28.7 0.0 0.0 5,070.7 4,956.7 393.8 366.0 993.8 909.1 993.8 909.1
Idaho 970.4 970.4 242.0 240.0 0.0 0.0 2,764.2 2,764.2 80.8 83.9 10.0 10.0 4,067.4 4,068.5 48.1 30.1 290.1 270.1 290.1 270.1
Montana 783.2 783.5 17.0 17.0 0.0 0.0 2,782.6 2,767.7 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 3,585.8 3,571.2 18.6 14.6 35.6 31.6 35.6 31.6
Nevada 150.0 150.0 2,142.5 1,821.7 178.5 178.5 1,051.4 1,051.4 9.8 9.8 567.4 547.4 4,099.6 3,758.8 441.7 331.5 2,584.2 2,153.2 2,762.7 2,331.7
New Mexico 2,035.9 1,815.4 675.1 571.4 0.0 0.0 82.9 82.9 5.4 5.4 8.6 8.6 2,807.9 2,483.7 173.1 143.2 848.2 714.6 848.2 714.6
Utah 388.2 388.2 916.7 859.1 0.0 0.0 269.6 269.6 12.8 12.8 73.0 73.0 1,660.3 1,602.7 285.2 244.2 1,201.9 1,103.3 1,201.9 1,103.3
Wyoming 1,602.4 1,487.3 92.0 92.0 0.0 0.0 307.1 307.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,001.5 1,886.4 6.8 5.1 98.8 97.1 98.8 97.1
Pacific Contiguous 12,559.1 12,344.1 12,121.0 11,044.5 1,284.0 1,284.0 39,766.7 39,880.6 1,883.9 1,904.1 1,855.7 1,769.2 69,470.4 68,226.5 9,843.6 8,481.9 21,964.6 19,526.4 23,248.6 20,810.4
California 6,029.2 6,055.7 11,651.0 10,706.7 1,284.0 1,284.0 10,182.3 10,184.0 1,184.5 1,204.7 1,836.2 1,749.7 32,167.2 31,184.8 9,485.0 8,174.9 21,136.0 18,881.6 22,420.0 20,165.6
Oregon 3,424.0 3,215.3 450.3 318.1 0.0 0.0 8,317.0 8,402.3 315.0 315.0 19.5 19.5 12,525.8 12,270.2 177.3 161.3 627.6 479.4 627.6 479.4
Washington 3,105.9 3,073.1 19.7 19.7 0.0 0.0 21,267.4 21,294.3 384.4 384.4 0.0 0.0 24,777.4 24,771.5 181.3 145.8 201.0 165.5 201.0 165.5
Pacific Noncontiguous 266.2 266.2 267.7 124.1 0.0 0.0 503.0 503.0 273.9 273.9 43.0 43.0 1,353.8 1,210.2 684.1 617.7 951.8 741.8 951.8 741.8
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 5.8 3.3 5.8 3.3 5.8 3.3
Hawaii 205.6 205.6 267.7 124.1 0.0 0.0 32.4 32.4 266.9 266.9 43.0 43.0 815.6 672.0 678.4 614.4 946.1 738.5 946.1 738.5
U.S. Total 105,918.8 96,636.3 37,438.5 31,355.3 1,758.1 1,757.9 79,787.6 79,895.0 13,247.3 13,487.0 2,557.7 2,451.2 240,708.0 225,582.7 24,258.8 20,284.2 61,697.3 51,639.5 63,455.4 53,397.4

NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error.
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.