North Carolina: Energy Resources

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North Carolina is a state in the United States.

Energy Production by Technology in North Carolina[edit]

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[edit]

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 68,346 GWh
68,346,000,000 kWh
68,346,000,000,000 Wh
68,346,000 MWh
2.460456e+17 J
37 GW
37,000 MW
37,000,000 kW
37,000,000,000 W
37,000,000,000,000 mW
0.037 TW
789 km2
789,000,000 m²
304.554 mi²
8,492,717,100 ft²
943,644,000 yd²
194,965.845 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 4,232,789 GWh
4,232,789,000,000 kWh
4.232789e+15 Wh
4,232,789,000 MWh
1.523804e+19 J
2,346 GW
2,346,000 MW
2,346,000,000 kW
2,346,000,000,000 W
2.346e+15 mW
2.346 TW
48,892 km2
48,892,000,000 m²
18,872.312 mi²
526,268,598,800 ft²
58,474,832,000 yd²
12,081,457.66 acres
Rooftop PV 28,419 GWh
28,419,000,000 kWh
28,419,000,000,000 Wh
28,419,000 MWh
1.023084e+17 J
23 GW
23,000 MW
23,000,000 kW
23,000,000,000 W
23,000,000,000,000 mW
0.023 TW
N/A
CSP 0 GWh
0 kWh
0 Wh
0 MWh
0 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
0 km2
0 m²
0 mi²
0 ft²
0 yd²
0 acres
Onshore Wind 2,037 GWh
2,037,000,000 kWh
2,037,000,000,000 Wh
2,037,000 MWh
7.3332e+15 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
161 km2
161,000,000 m²
62.146 mi²
1,732,987,900 ft²
192,556,000 yd²
39,783.905 acres
Offshore Wind 1,269,626 GWh
1,269,626,000,000 kWh
1.269626e+15 Wh
1,269,626,000 MWh
4.570654e+18 J
306 GW
306,000 MW
306,000,000 kW
306,000,000,000 W
306,000,000,000,000 mW
0.306 TW
61,204 km2
61,204,000,000 m²
23,624.744 mi²
658,793,735,600 ft²
73,199,984,000 yd²
15,123,814.42 acres
Biopower-Solid 12,869 GWh
12,869,000,000 kWh
12,869,000,000,000 Wh
12,869,000 MWh
4.63284e+16 J
1 GW
1,000 MW
1,000,000 kW
1,000,000,000 W
1,000,000,000,000 mW
0.001 TW
11,699,887 BDT
11,699,887,000 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 GWh
3,780,000,000 kWh
3,780,000,000,000 Wh
3,780,000 MWh
1.3608e+16 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
804,301 Tonnes
804,301,000 kg
804,301,000,000 g
1,773,483,705 lbs
126,677,407.5 stones
28,367,696,270 ounces
Geothermal Hydrothermal 0 GWh
0 kWh
0 Wh
0 MWh
0 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
N/A
EGS Geothermal 420,741 GWh
420,741,000,000 kWh
420,741,000,000,000 Wh
420,741,000 MWh
1.514668e+18 J
53 GW
53,000 MW
53,000,000 kW
53,000,000,000 W
53,000,000,000,000 mW
0.053 TW
N/A
Hydropower 3,036 GWh
3,036,000,000 kWh
3,036,000,000,000 Wh
3,036,000 MWh
1.09296e+16 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
2,131 Sites
See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)


Energy Maps featuring North Carolina[edit]

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66 Energy Incentives (Active)[edit]
109 Utility Companies[edit]
188 Energy Organizations[edit]
4 Smart Grid Projects[edit]

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


Alternative Energy[edit]

  1. The Biofuels Center of North Carolina

References[edit]

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program