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Louisiana Renewable Electricity Profile 2010 Louisiana profile

Table 1. Summary Renewable Electric Power Industry Statistics (2010)  
Primary Renewable Energy Capacity Source Wood/Wood Waste
Primary Renewable Energy Generation Source Wood/Wood Waste
Capacity (megawatts) Value Percent of
State Total
Total Net Summer Electricity Capacity 26,744 100.0
Total Net Summer Renewable Capacity 517 1.9
Geothermal - -
Hydro Conventional 192 0.7
Solar - -
Wind - -
Wood/Wood Waste 311 1.2
MSW/Landfill Gas - -
Other Biomass 14 0.1
Generation (thousand megawatthours) Value Percent of
State Total
Total Electricity Net Generation 102,855 100.0
Total Renewable Net Generation 3,577 3.5
Geothermal - -
Hydro Conventional 1,109 1.1
Solar - -
Wind - -
Wood/Wood Waste 2,393 2.3
MSW/Landfill Gas - -
Other Biomass 74 0.1
- = 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 Louisiana: 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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