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Maine Renewable Electricity Profile 2010 Maine profile

Table 1. Summary Renewable Electric Power Industry Statistics (2010)  
Primary Renewable Energy Capacity Source Hydro Conventional
Primary Renewable Energy Generation Source Hydro Conventional
Capacity (megawatts) Value Percent of
State Total
Total Net Summer Electricity Capacity 4,430 100.0
Total Net Summer Renewable Capacity 1,692 38.2
Geothermal - -
Hydro Conventional 738 16.6
Solar - -
Wind 263 5.9
Wood/Wood Waste 600 13.6
MSW/Landfill Gas 57 1.3
Other Biomass 35 0.8
Generation (thousand megawatthours) Value Percent of
State Total
Total Electricity Net Generation 17,019 100.0
Total Renewable Net Generation 7,963 46.8
Geothermal - -
Hydro Conventional 3,810 22.4
Solar - -
Wind 499 2.9
Wood/Wood Waste 3,390 19.9
MSW/Landfill Gas 237 1.4
Other Biomass 27 0.2
- = 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 Maine: 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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