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Illinois Renewable Electricity Profile 2010 Illinois profile

Table 1. Summary Renewable Electric Power Industry Statistics (2010)  
Primary Renewable Energy Capacity Source Wind
Primary Renewable Energy Generation Source Wind
Capacity (megawatts) Value Percent of
State Total
Total Net Summer Electricity Capacity 44,127 100.0
Total Net Summer Renewable Capacity 2,112 4.8
Geothermal - -
Hydro Conventional 34 0.1
Solar 9 *
Wind 1,946 4.4
Wood/Wood Waste - -
MSW/Landfill Gas 123 0.3
Other Biomass - -
Generation (thousand megawatthours) Value Percent of
State Total
Total Electricity Net Generation 201,352 100.0
Total Renewable Net Generation 5,257 2.6
Geothermal - -
Hydro Conventional 119 0.1
Solar 14 *
Wind 4,454 2.2
Wood/Wood Waste s *
MSW/Landfill Gas 670 0.3
Other Biomass s *
s = Value is less than 0.5 of the table metric, but value is included in any associated total.
* = Absolute percentage less than 0.05.
- = No data reported.
Notes: Hydro Conventional does not include pumped storage. Solar includes solar thermal and photovoltaic. MSW = Municipal Solid Waste. Other Biomass includes agricultural byproducts/crops, sludge waste and other biomass solids, liquids and gases. MSW Biogenic includes paper and paper board, wood, food, leather, textiles and yard trimmings. Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.
Sources: Capacity: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860, "Annual Electric Generator Report." Generation: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report."

More Tables on Renewable Electricity in Illinois: Formats
Table 2. State Total Electric Power Industry Net Summer Capacity, by Energy Source, 2006 - 20010 (MW)
Table 3. State Renewable Electric Power Industry Net Summer Capacity, by Energy Source, 2006 - 2010 (MW)
Table 4. State Total Electric Power Industry Net Generation, by Energy Source, 2006 - 2010 (Thousand MWh)
Table 5. State Renewable Electric Power Industry Net Generation, by Energy Source, 2006 - 2010 (Thousand MWh)


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