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Data for July 2020 Release Date: September 24, 2020 Next Release Date: October 26, 2020 full reportPDF
SAS Output
Table 6.1.B. Estimated Net Summer Solar Photovoltaic Capacity From Small Scale Facilities by Sector (Megawatts):
2014 - July 2020

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 11,720.4 6,271.4 1,555.4 19,547.1
2019 14,228.7 7,185.7 1,796.4 23,210.8
Year 2018
January 9,817.0 5,460.2 1,370.7 16,647.9
February 9,977.5 5,530.9 1,380.4 16,888.9
March 10,144.5 5,629.9 1,398.0 17,172.4
April 10,301.4 5,712.2 1,417.5 17,431.2
May 10,476.8 5,801.6 1,436.2 17,714.7
June 10,643.5 5,891.0 1,454.0 17,988.5
July 10,810.7 5,967.0 1,462.2 18,239.9
August 10,991.8 6,055.4 1,472.4 18,519.6
Sept 11,157.7 6,132.3 1,491.0 18,780.9
October 11,354.3 6,204.2 1,501.4 19,059.8
November 11,529.1 6,261.2 1,529.7 19,320.0
December 11,720.4 6,271.4 1,555.4 19,547.1
Year 2019
January 11,898.3 6,249.0 1,579.7 19,727.0
February 12,069.5 6,306.8 1,590.9 19,967.1
March 12,270.7 6,402.5 1,611.1 20,284.2
April 12,454.0 6,467.9 1,639.2 20,561.2
May 12,650.2 6,553.7 1,666.7 20,870.6
June 12,840.4 6,608.8 1,688.0 21,137.2
July 13,089.5 6,686.9 1,696.9 21,473.3
August 13,308.1 6,769.8 1,713.0 21,790.9
Sept 13,525.8 6,841.2 1,735.6 22,102.7
October 13,760.8 6,917.3 1,750.0 22,428.1
November 13,985.3 6,959.3 1,765.4 22,710.0
December 14,228.7 7,185.7 1,796.4 23,210.8
Year 2020
January 14,491.2 7,270.6 1,821.0 23,582.8
February 14,746.6 7,326.0 1,846.7 23,919.3
March 14,963.4 7,428.8 1,866.6 24,258.8
April 15,182.6 7,528.9 1,869.5 24,581.0
May 15,379.5 7,537.0 1,890.8 24,807.4
June 15,581.7 7,678.9 1,931.3 25,191.9
July 15,850.8 7,792.9 1,959.7 25,603.3

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.