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Data for November 2023 Release Date: January 24, 2024 Next Release Date: February 26, 2024 Full report PDF
SAS Output
Table 6.1.A. Estimated Net Summer Solar Photovoltaic Capacity From Utility and Small Scale Facilities (Megawatts)
2008 - November 2023

Period Utility Solar
Photovoltaic
Estimated Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Estimated Total Solar Photovoltaic
Annual Totals
2013 5,336.1 N/A N/A
2014 8,656.6 7,326.6 15,983.2
2015 11,905.4 9,778.5 21,683.9
2016 20,192.9 12,765.1 32,958.0
2017 25,209.0 16,147.8 41,356.8
2018 30,120.5 19,547.1 49,667.6
2019 35,710.2 23,213.6 58,923.8
2020 46,306.2 27,584.8 73,891.0
2021 60,070.1 33,081.0 93,151.1
2022 71,386.3 39,828.0 111,214.3
Year 2021
January 46,958.5 28,190.1 75,148.6
February 47,653.4 28,529.0 76,182.4
March 49,269.7 28,897.3 78,167.0
April 49,784.1 29,338.2 79,122.3
May 50,448.9 29,730.0 80,178.9
June 51,174.9 30,341.8 81,516.7
July 52,136.1 30,673.6 82,809.7
August 53,619.6 31,157.6 84,777.2
Sept 54,659.6 31,525.4 86,185.0
October 55,488.0 31,928.0 87,416.0
November 56,506.2 32,393.8 88,900.0
December 60,070.1 33,081.0 93,151.1
Year 2022
January 61,350.2 33,635.1 94,985.3
February 61,673.4 34,229.8 95,903.2
March 62,666.8 34,771.7 97,438.5
April 63,123.2 35,264.5 98,387.7
May 63,892.3 35,779.3 99,671.6
June 65,118.6 36,321.4 101,440.0
July 65,707.2 36,849.0 102,556.2
August 66,418.7 37,373.4 103,792.1
Sept 67,201.8 37,982.6 105,184.4
October 67,739.4 38,539.7 106,279.1
November 68,569.5 39,145.7 107,715.2
December 71,386.3 39,828.0 111,214.3
Year 2023
January 72,382.0 40,601.2 112,983.2
February 73,135.9 41,241.3 114,377.2
March 73,756.4 41,677.8 115,434.2
April 74,636.2 42,452.8 117,089.0
May 75,703.8 43,134.8 118,838.6
June 77,302.8 43,862.2 121,165.0
July 79,299.6 44,471.3 123,770.9
August 79,981.5 45,462.8 125,444.3
Sept 80,822.5 46,190.8 127,013.3
October 82,274.9 46,931.8 129,206.7
November 83,258.3 47,295.3 130,553.6

Values for 2022 are final. Values for 2023 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.