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Connecticut is a state in the United States of America.

Energy Production by Technology in Connecticut

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 0 MWh
Wind Power 0 MWh
Geothermal Power 0 MWh
Biomass Power 753,801 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 753,801 MWh
Hydro Power 623,123 MWh
HPS Power 5,385 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 1,376,924 MWh
Coal Power 2,453,497 MWh
Gas Power 9,678,195 MWh
Petroleum Power 288,349 MWh
Nuclear Power 16,657,387 MWh
Other 712,522 MWh
Total Energy Production 31,172,260 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 2.42  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 4.42  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)


Renewable Energy Technical Potential in Connecticut

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 7,716 GWh7,716,000,000 kWh
7,716,000,000,000 Wh
7,716,000 MWh
2.77776e+16 J
4 GW4,000 MW
4,000,000 kW
4,000,000,000 W
4,000,000,000,000 mW
0.004 TW
100 km2100,000,000 m²
38.6 mi²
1,076,390,000 ft²
119,600,000 yd²
24,710.5 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 19,627 GWh19,627,000,000 kWh
19,627,000,000,000 Wh
19,627,000 MWh
7.06572e+16 J
12 GW12,000 MW
12,000,000 kW
12,000,000,000 W
12,000,000,000,000 mW
0.012 TW
256 km2256,000,000 m²
98.816 mi²
2,755,558,400 ft²
306,176,000 yd²
63,258.88 acres
Rooftop PV 6,616 GWh6,616,000,000 kWh
6,616,000,000,000 Wh
6,616,000 MWh
2.38176e+16 J
5 GW5,000 MW
5,000,000 kW
5,000,000,000 W
5,000,000,000,000 mW
0.005 TW
N/A
CSP 0 GWh0 kWh
0 Wh
0 MWh
0 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
0 km20 m²
0 mi²
0 ft²
0 yd²
0 acres
Onshore Wind 61 GWh61,000,000 kWh
61,000,000,000 Wh
61,000 MWh
219,600,000,000,000 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
5 km25,000,000 m²
1.93 mi²
53,819,500 ft²
5,980,000 yd²
1,235.525 acres
Offshore Wind 26,545 GWh26,545,000,000 kWh
26,545,000,000,000 Wh
26,545,000 MWh
9.5562e+16 J
7 GW7,000 MW
7,000,000 kW
7,000,000,000 W
7,000,000,000,000 mW
0.007 TW
1,434 km21,434,000,000 m²
553.524 mi²
15,435,432,600 ft²
1,715,064,000 yd²
354,348.57 acres
Biopower-Solid 494 GWh494,000,000 kWh
494,000,000,000 Wh
494,000 MWh
1.7784e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
449,775 BDT449,775,000 kg
449,775,000,000 g
449,775 tonnes
991,753,875 lbs
70,839,562.5 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 414 GWh414,000,000 kWh
414,000,000,000 Wh
414,000 MWh
1.4904e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
88,227 Tonnes88,227,000 kg
88,227,000,000 g
194,540,535 lbs
13,895,752.5 stones
3,111,766,290 ounces
Geothermal Hydrothermal 0 GWh0 kWh
0 Wh
0 MWh
0 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
N/A
EGS Geothermal 56,078 GWh56,078,000,000 kWh
56,078,000,000,000 Wh
56,078,000 MWh
2.018808e+17 J
7 GW7,000 MW
7,000,000 kW
7,000,000,000 W
7,000,000,000,000 mW
0.007 TW
N/A
Hydropower 922 GWh922,000,000 kWh
922,000,000,000 Wh
922,000 MWh
3.3192e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
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See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)


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To date, Connecticut has received $38,542,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]


References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program