Where utility-scale solar is HOT!


Source: webweaver.nu

Source: webweaver.nu

Below are charts showing the rapid growth in utility-scale solar project during the first quarter of 2013 and a comprehensive listing of those states with the most utility-scale solar power generation.The data is from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

Megawatts Under Construction

      First Quarter 2013

1.     California – 3,525 megawatts

2.     Arizona – 495

3.     Nevada – 468

4.     Texas – 75

5.     North Carolina – 70

6.     Florida – 40

7.     New Mexico – 30

8.     New Jersey – 25

9.     Idaho – 20

10.  Indiana – 10

Total Existing/Planned/UC

(minimum 40 Megawatts)

1.     California – 19,213 megawatts

2.     Nevada – 5,362

3.     Arizona – 3,111

4.     Florida – 1,140

5.     Texas – 883

6.     New Mexico – 593

7.     North Carolina – 386

8.     Colorado – 377

9.     New Jersey – 288

10.  Utah – 155

11.  Ohio – 104

12.  Idaho – 90

13.  Illinois – 90

14.  Massachusetts – 77

15.  Washington – 75

16.  Hawaii – 72

17.  Maryland -64

18.  Pennsylvania – 58

19.  Indiana – 50

20.  Georgia – 42

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