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Data for December 2020 Release Date: February 24, 2021 Next Release Date: March 24, 2021 full reportPDF
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Table 6.2.B. Net Summer Capacity Using Primarily Renewable Energy Sources and by State, December 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

December 2020 December 2019 December 2020 December 2019 December 2020 December 2019 December 2020 December 2019 December 2020 December 2019 December 2020 December 2019 December 2020 December 2019 December 2020 December 2019 December 2020 December 2019 December 2020 December 2019
New England 1,535.8 1,463.2 1,448.0 1,198.6 0.0 0.0 1,957.6 1,957.6 1,416.1 1,408.5 0.0 0.0 6,357.5 6,027.9 2,925.4 2,563.6 4,373.4 3,762.2 4,373.4 3,762.2
Connecticut 1.0 1.0 162.0 137.4 0.0 0.0 119.4 119.4 199.9 199.9 0.0 0.0 482.3 457.7 605.6 511.7 767.6 649.1 767.6 649.1
Maine 994.2 921.6 64.9 5.6 0.0 0.0 734.0 734.0 568.4 560.8 0.0 0.0 2,361.5 2,222.0 67.8 60.0 132.7 65.6 132.7 65.6
Massachusetts 105.7 105.7 946.7 854.6 0.0 0.0 266.3 266.3 284.9 284.9 0.0 0.0 1,603.6 1,511.5 1,763.6 1,587.9 2,710.3 2,442.5 2,710.3 2,442.5
New Hampshire 211.9 211.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 504.0 504.0 241.0 241.0 0.0 0.0 956.9 956.9 121.3 102.3 121.3 102.3 121.3 102.3
Rhode Island 72.8 72.8 150.7 79.5 0.0 0.0 2.7 2.7 40.1 40.1 0.0 0.0 266.3 195.1 233.4 182.3 384.1 261.8 384.1 261.8
Vermont 150.2 150.2 123.7 121.5 0.0 0.0 331.2 331.2 81.8 81.8 0.0 0.0 686.9 684.7 133.7 119.4 257.4 240.9 257.4 240.9
Middle Atlantic 3,453.4 3,453.3 1,745.2 1,420.1 0.0 0.0 5,471.6 5,471.6 1,107.5 1,187.5 0.0 0.0 11,777.7 11,532.5 4,135.9 3,567.3 5,881.1 4,987.4 5,881.1 4,987.4
New Jersey 7.6 7.6 950.0 856.7 0.0 0.0 12.3 12.3 193.8 208.9 0.0 0.0 1,163.7 1,085.5 1,865.9 1,668.2 2,815.9 2,524.9 2,815.9 2,524.9
New York 1,985.8 1,985.7 646.3 482.5 0.0 0.0 4,559.7 4,559.7 459.3 459.3 0.0 0.0 7,651.1 7,487.2 1,811.3 1,515.3 2,457.6 1,997.8 2,457.6 1,997.8
Pennsylvania 1,460.0 1,460.0 148.9 80.9 0.0 0.0 899.6 899.6 454.4 519.3 0.0 0.0 2,962.9 2,959.8 458.7 383.9 607.6 464.8 607.6 464.8
East North Central 13,075.9 10,764.6 916.1 539.5 0.0 0.0 875.3 884.6 1,163.9 1,160.5 0.0 0.0 16,031.2 13,349.2 1,078.2 644.9 1,994.3 1,184.4 1,994.3 1,184.4
Illinois 6,329.0 5,231.0 115.7 43.8 0.0 0.0 34.1 34.1 88.2 88.2 0.0 0.0 6,567.0 5,397.1 514.9 205.9 630.6 249.7 630.6 249.7
Indiana 2,940.4 2,309.8 277.4 244.3 0.0 0.0 66.2 66.2 72.2 70.8 0.0 0.0 3,356.2 2,691.1 126.7 96.2 404.1 340.5 404.1 340.5
Michigan 2,634.3 2,185.7 207.0 102.0 0.0 0.0 262.6 273.4 508.0 504.0 0.0 0.0 3,611.9 3,065.1 126.9 96.2 333.9 198.2 333.9 198.2
Ohio 852.5 718.4 111.6 109.0 0.0 0.0 101.9 101.9 138.7 138.7 0.0 0.0 1,204.7 1,068.0 194.6 161.6 306.2 270.6 306.2 270.6
Wisconsin 319.7 319.7 204.4 40.4 0.0 0.0 410.5 409.0 356.8 358.8 0.0 0.0 1,291.4 1,127.9 115.2 85.0 319.6 125.4 319.6 125.4
West North Central 32,688.4 27,804.1 1,168.1 1,004.6 0.0 0.0 3,304.1 3,295.5 421.0 421.0 0.0 0.0 37,581.6 32,525.2 527.1 439.7 1,695.2 1,444.3 1,695.2 1,444.3
Iowa 11,284.4 9,784.0 18.0 13.4 0.0 0.0 146.4 146.4 20.6 20.6 0.0 0.0 11,469.4 9,964.4 147.3 117.6 165.3 131.0 165.3 131.0
Kansas 6,523.6 6,133.4 30.2 10.2 0.0 0.0 7.0 7.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 6,569.8 6,159.6 31.8 25.3 62.0 35.5 62.0 35.5
Minnesota 4,309.3 3,847.2 1,027.5 894.6 0.0 0.0 214.5 205.9 346.4 346.4 0.0 0.0 5,897.7 5,294.1 98.0 82.2 1,125.5 976.8 1,125.5 976.8
Missouri 1,982.2 954.3 63.7 62.1 0.0 0.0 548.5 548.5 14.1 14.1 0.0 0.0 2,608.5 1,579.0 235.5 203.3 299.2 265.4 299.2 265.4
Nebraska 2,410.8 2,180.8 27.7 23.3 0.0 0.0 279.7 279.7 15.7 15.7 0.0 0.0 2,733.9 2,499.5 12.9 9.9 40.6 33.2 40.6 33.2
North Dakota 4,027.9 3,528.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 510.0 510.0 9.8 9.8 0.0 0.0 4,547.7 4,048.3 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.5
South Dakota 2,150.2 1,375.9 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1,598.0 1,598.0 5.4 5.4 0.0 0.0 3,754.6 2,980.3 1.1 0.8 2.1 1.8 2.1 1.8
South Atlantic 1,142.5 1,086.3 13,611.4 9,705.4 0.0 0.0 7,191.2 7,187.2 4,334.6 4,335.6 0.0 0.0 26,279.7 22,314.5 2,645.9 2,130.0 16,257.3 11,835.3 16,257.3 11,835.3
Delaware 2.0 2.0 36.7 36.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.2 12.2 0.0 0.0 50.9 50.9 88.3 86.2 125.0 122.9 125.0 122.9
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 82.6 66.5 91.9 73.4 91.9 73.4
Florida 0.0 0.0 3,782.2 2,142.8 0.0 0.0 43.5 43.5 1,184.1 1,184.1 0.0 0.0 5,009.8 3,370.4 772.5 492.0 4,554.7 2,634.8 4,554.7 2,634.8
Georgia 0.0 0.0 2,149.8 1,512.4 0.0 0.0 2,031.0 2,031.0 1,059.8 1,059.8 0.0 0.0 5,240.6 4,603.2 NM NM NM NM NM NM
Maryland 190.0 190.0 344.3 316.5 0.0 0.0 590.0 590.0 140.9 140.9 0.0 0.0 1,265.2 1,237.4 825.4 779.7 1,169.7 1,096.2 1,169.7 1,096.2
North Carolina 208.0 208.0 5,000.2 4,477.8 0.0 0.0 2,008.0 2,004.0 563.0 564.0 0.0 0.0 7,779.2 7,253.8 238.1 182.4 5,238.3 4,660.2 5,238.3 4,660.2
South Carolina 0.0 0.0 1,057.4 656.2 0.0 0.0 1,311.9 1,311.9 554.5 554.5 0.0 0.0 2,923.8 2,522.6 264.8 231.4 1,322.2 887.6 1,322.2 887.6
Virginia 0.0 0.0 1,231.5 556.1 0.0 0.0 866.0 866.0 804.9 804.9 0.0 0.0 2,902.4 2,227.0 162.4 100.6 1,393.9 656.7 1,393.9 656.7
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 11.1 9.3 11.1 9.3 11.1 9.3
East South Central 29.1 29.1 620.5 618.8 0.0 0.0 7,055.3 7,055.3 1,188.1 1,206.3 0.0 0.0 8,893.0 8,909.5 114.5 107.1 735.0 725.9 735.0 725.9
Alabama 0.0 0.0 194.1 194.1 0.0 0.0 3,291.8 3,291.8 614.9 633.1 0.0 0.0 4,100.8 4,119.0 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 74.6 0.0 0.0 1,247.6 1,247.6 35.4 30.4 61.5 56.5 61.5 56.5
Mississippi 0.0 0.0 218.1 218.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 302.4 302.4 0.0 0.0 520.5 520.5 9.1 9.2 227.2 227.3 227.2 227.3
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 58.8 243.0 239.3 243.0 239.3
West South Central 39,542.5 36,228.2 5,257.9 2,591.7 0.0 0.0 3,029.5 2,991.4 1,160.2 1,164.4 0.0 0.0 48,990.1 42,975.7 1,328.3 855.8 6,586.2 3,447.5 6,586.2 3,447.5
Arkansas 0.0 0.0 212.2 112.2 0.0 0.0 1,265.8 1,265.8 264.7 264.7 0.0 0.0 1,742.7 1,642.7 58.8 25.3 271.0 137.5 271.0 137.5
Louisiana 0.0 0.0 74.5 1.1 0.0 0.0 192.0 192.0 422.1 422.1 0.0 0.0 688.6 615.2 156.2 147.4 230.7 148.5 230.7 148.5
Oklahoma 9,318.5 8,168.7 40.5 30.5 0.0 0.0 865.6 863.6 76.2 76.2 0.0 0.0 10,300.8 9,139.0 20.7 12.6 61.2 43.1 61.2 43.1
Texas 30,224.0 28,059.5 4,930.7 2,447.9 0.0 0.0 706.1 670.0 397.2 401.4 0.0 0.0 36,258.0 31,578.8 1,092.6 670.5 6,023.3 3,118.4 6,023.3 3,118.4
Mountain 12,823.1 9,846.9 7,406.3 6,563.9 474.1 474.1 10,663.4 10,652.9 179.1 179.1 677.8 656.7 32,223.8 28,373.6 3,263.3 2,743.4 10,669.6 9,307.3 11,143.7 9,781.4
Arizona 617.3 267.3 2,228.8 1,865.3 295.6 295.6 2,720.9 2,720.9 30.7 30.7 0.0 0.0 5,893.3 5,179.8 1,652.6 1,433.4 3,881.4 3,298.7 4,177.0 3,594.3
Colorado 4,716.6 3,757.9 686.0 606.6 0.0 0.0 691.2 684.1 28.7 28.7 0.0 0.0 6,122.5 5,077.3 459.6 386.7 1,145.6 993.3 1,145.6 993.3
Idaho 970.4 970.4 242.0 242.0 0.0 0.0 2,767.4 2,764.2 88.7 88.7 10.0 10.0 4,078.5 4,075.3 61.0 44.2 303.0 286.2 303.0 286.2
Montana 872.9 791.3 17.0 17.0 0.0 0.0 2,782.6 2,782.7 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 3,675.5 3,594.0 25.2 17.8 42.2 34.8 42.2 34.8
Nevada 150.0 150.0 2,211.0 2,152.6 178.5 178.5 1,051.7 1,051.4 9.8 9.8 588.5 567.4 4,189.5 4,109.7 517.3 413.8 2,728.3 2,566.4 2,906.8 2,744.9
New Mexico 2,557.9 2,035.9 733.8 671.7 0.0 0.0 82.9 82.9 5.4 5.4 8.6 8.6 3,388.6 2,804.5 209.3 168.4 943.1 840.1 943.1 840.1
Utah 389.7 388.2 1,195.7 916.7 0.0 0.0 259.6 259.6 12.8 12.8 70.7 70.7 1,928.5 1,648.0 329.4 272.8 1,525.1 1,189.5 1,525.1 1,189.5
Wyoming 2,548.3 1,485.9 92.0 92.0 0.0 0.0 307.1 307.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2,947.4 1,885.0 9.0 6.3 101.0 98.3 101.0 98.3
Pacific Contiguous 13,159.2 12,628.9 13,633.1 11,799.9 1,284.0 1,284.0 39,895.4 39,774.0 1,904.5 1,889.5 1,866.4 1,855.7 71,742.6 69,232.0 10,969.5 9,490.4 24,602.6 21,290.3 25,886.6 22,574.3
California 6,027.4 6,140.5 13,034.1 11,379.8 1,284.0 1,284.0 10,233.8 10,231.6 1,205.1 1,190.1 1,846.9 1,836.2 33,631.3 32,062.2 10,569.1 9,150.8 23,603.2 20,530.6 24,887.2 21,814.6
Oregon 3,755.3 3,415.3 576.1 400.4 0.0 0.0 8,317.0 8,317.0 315.0 315.0 19.5 19.5 12,982.9 12,467.2 196.5 171.4 772.6 571.8 772.6 571.8
Washington 3,376.5 3,073.1 22.9 19.7 0.0 0.0 21,344.6 21,225.4 384.4 384.4 0.0 0.0 25,128.4 24,702.6 203.9 168.2 226.8 187.9 226.8 187.9
Pacific Noncontiguous 294.2 266.6 283.5 267.7 0.0 0.0 503.0 503.0 160.9 160.9 43.0 43.0 1,284.6 1,241.2 735.4 671.5 1,018.9 939.2 1,018.9 939.2
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 8.3 5.6 8.3 5.6 8.3 5.6
Hawaii 233.2 205.6 283.5 267.7 0.0 0.0 32.4 32.4 153.9 153.9 43.0 43.0 746.0 702.6 727.1 666.0 1,010.6 933.7 1,010.6 933.7
U.S. Total 117,744.1 103,571.2 46,090.1 35,710.2 1,758.1 1,758.1 79,946.4 79,773.1 13,035.9 13,113.3 2,587.2 2,555.4 261,161.8 236,481.3 27,723.6 23,213.6 73,813.7 58,923.8 75,571.8 60,681.9

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.