Kentucky: Energy Resources

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Kentucky is a state in the United States of America.

Energy Production by Technology in Kentucky

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 0 MWh
Wind Power 0 MWh
Geothermal Power 0 MWh
Biomass Power 380,464 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 380,464 MWh
Hydro Power 3,353,205 MWh
HPS Power 0 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 3,733,669 MWh
Coal Power 84,379,768 MWh
Gas Power 843,725 MWh
Petroleum Power 2,028,175 MWh
Nuclear Power 0 MWh
Other 12,629 MWh
Total Energy Production 90,997,966 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 0.42  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 4.1  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)


Renewable Energy Technical Potential in Kentucky

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 26,514 GWh26,514,000,000 kWh
26,514,000,000,000 Wh
26,514,000 MWh
9.54504e+16 J
16 GW16,000 MW
16,000,000 kW
16,000,000,000 W
16,000,000,000,000 mW
0.016 TW
338 km2338,000,000 m²
130.468 mi²
3,638,198,200 ft²
404,248,000 yd²
83,521.49 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 1,823,976 GWh1,823,976,000,000 kWh
1.823976e+15 Wh
1,823,976,000 MWh
6.566314e+18 J
1,119 GW1,119,000 MW
1,119,000,000 kW
1,119,000,000,000 W
1.119e+15 mW
1.119 TW
23,319 km223,319,000,000 m²
9,001.134 mi²
251,003,384,100 ft²
27,889,524,000 yd²
5,762,241.495 acres
Rooftop PV 12,312 GWh12,312,000,000 kWh
12,312,000,000,000 Wh
12,312,000 MWh
4.43232e+16 J
10 GW10,000 MW
10,000,000 kW
10,000,000,000 W
10,000,000,000,000 mW
0.01 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 147 GWh147,000,000 kWh
147,000,000,000 Wh
147,000 MWh
529,200,000,000,000 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
12 km212,000,000 m²
4.632 mi²
129,166,800 ft²
14,352,000 yd²
2,965.26 acres
Offshore Wind N/A N/A N/A
Biopower-Solid 7,048 GWh7,048,000,000 kWh
7,048,000,000,000 Wh
7,048,000 MWh
2.53728e+16 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
6,407,337 BDT6,407,337,000 kg
6,407,337,000,000 g
6,407,337 tonnes
14,128,178,085 lbs
1,009,155,577.5 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 1,273 GWh1,273,000,000 kWh
1,273,000,000,000 Wh
1,273,000 MWh
4.5828e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
271,052 Tonnes271,052,000 kg
271,052,000,000 g
597,669,660 lbs
42,690,690 stones
9,560,004,040 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 484,658 GWh484,658,000,000 kWh
484,658,000,000,000 Wh
484,658,000 MWh
1.744769e+18 J
61 GW61,000 MW
61,000,000 kW
61,000,000,000 W
61,000,000,000,000 mW
0.061 TW
N/A
Hydropower 4,255 GWh4,255,000,000 kWh
4,255,000,000,000 Wh
4,255,000 MWh
1.5318e+16 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
1,394 Sites
See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)


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54 Energy Incentives (Active)
62 Utility Companies
70 Energy Organizations
1 Smart Grid Projects






To date, Kentucky has received $52,533,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]


References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program