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North Dakota Renewable Electricity Profile 2010 North Dakota 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 6,188 100.0
Total Net Summer Renewable Capacity 1,941 31.4
Geothermal - -
Hydro Conventional 508 8.2
Solar - -
Wind 1,423 23.0
Wood/Wood Waste - -
MSW/Landfill Gas - -
Other Biomass 10 0.2
Generation (thousand megawatthours) Value Percent of
State Total
Total Electricity Net Generation 34,740 100.0
Total Renewable Net Generation 6,150 17.7
Geothermal - -
Hydro Conventional 2,042 5.9
Solar - -
Wind 4,096 11.8
Wood/Wood Waste - -
MSW/Landfill Gas - -
Other Biomass 12 *
* = 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 North Dakota: 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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