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Name North Carolina
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North Carolina is a state in the United States of America.

Energy Production by Technology in North Carolina

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 2,322 MWh
Wind Power 0 MWh
Geothermal Power 0 MWh
Biomass Power 2,019,959 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 2,022,280 MWh
Hydro Power 4,921,505 MWh
HPS Power 43,077 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 6,943,785 MWh
Coal Power 65,853,978 MWh
Gas Power 4,926,167 MWh
Petroleum Power 287,979 MWh
Nuclear Power 40,847,711 MWh
Other 90,997 MWh
Total Energy Production 118,993,695 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 1.7  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 5.84  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)


Renewable Energy Technical Potential in North Carolina

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 68,346 GWh68,346,000,000 kWh
68,346,000,000,000 Wh
68,346,000 MWh
2.460456e+17 J
37 GW37,000 MW
37,000,000 kW
37,000,000,000 W
37,000,000,000,000 mW
0.037 TW
789 km2789,000,000 m²
304.554 mi²
8,492,717,100 ft²
943,644,000 yd²
194,965.845 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 4,232,789 GWh4,232,789,000,000 kWh
4.232789e+15 Wh
4,232,789,000 MWh
1.523804e+19 J
2,346 GW2,346,000 MW
2,346,000,000 kW
2,346,000,000,000 W
2.346e+15 mW
2.346 TW
48,892 km248,892,000,000 m²
18,872.312 mi²
526,268,598,800 ft²
58,474,832,000 yd²
12,081,457.66 acres
Rooftop PV 28,419 GWh28,419,000,000 kWh
28,419,000,000,000 Wh
28,419,000 MWh
1.023084e+17 J
23 GW23,000 MW
23,000,000 kW
23,000,000,000 W
23,000,000,000,000 mW
0.023 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 2,037 GWh2,037,000,000 kWh
2,037,000,000,000 Wh
2,037,000 MWh
7.3332e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
161 km2161,000,000 m²
62.146 mi²
1,732,987,900 ft²
192,556,000 yd²
39,783.905 acres
Offshore Wind 1,269,626 GWh1,269,626,000,000 kWh
1.269626e+15 Wh
1,269,626,000 MWh
4.570654e+18 J
306 GW306,000 MW
306,000,000 kW
306,000,000,000 W
306,000,000,000,000 mW
0.306 TW
61,204 km261,204,000,000 m²
23,624.744 mi²
658,793,735,600 ft²
73,199,984,000 yd²
15,123,814.42 acres
Biopower-Solid 12,869 GWh12,869,000,000 kWh
12,869,000,000,000 Wh
12,869,000 MWh
4.63284e+16 J
1 GW1,000 MW
1,000,000 kW
1,000,000,000 W
1,000,000,000,000 mW
1.0e-3 TW
11,699,887 BDT11,699,887,000 kg
11,699,887,000,000 g
11,699,887 tonnes
25,798,250,835 lbs
1,842,732,202.5 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 3,780 GWh3,780,000,000 kWh
3,780,000,000,000 Wh
3,780,000 MWh
1.3608e+16 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
804,301 Tonnes804,301,000 kg
804,301,000,000 g
1,773,483,705 lbs
126,677,407.5 stones
28,367,696,270 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 420,741 GWh420,741,000,000 kWh
420,741,000,000,000 Wh
420,741,000 MWh
1.514668e+18 J
53 GW53,000 MW
53,000,000 kW
53,000,000,000 W
53,000,000,000,000 mW
0.053 TW
N/A
Hydropower 3,036 GWh3,036,000,000 kWh
3,036,000,000,000 Wh
3,036,000 MWh
1.09296e+16 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
2,131 Sites
See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)


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Weather Related to Energy

Heating / Cooling Degree Days Value Rank Period Source
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66 Energy Incentives (Active)
109 Utility Companies
188 Energy Organizations
4 Smart Grid Projects






To date, North Carolina has received $75,989,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]


Alternative Energy

  1. The Biofuels Center of North Carolina

References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program