Rhode Island: Energy Resources

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Name Rhode Island
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Rhode Island is a state in the United States of America.

Energy Production by Technology in Rhode Island

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 0 MWh
Wind Power 0 MWh
Geothermal Power 0 MWh
Biomass Power 152,776 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 152,776 MWh
Hydro Power 6,135 MWh
HPS Power 0 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 158,911 MWh
Coal Power 0 MWh
Gas Power 7,553,278 MWh
Petroleum Power 16,262 MWh
Nuclear Power 0 MWh
Other 0 MWh
Total Energy Production 7,728,451 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 1.98  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 2.06  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)


Renewable Energy Technical Potential in Rhode Island

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 1,787 GWh1,787,000,000 kWh
1,787,000,000,000 Wh
1,787,000 MWh
6.4332e+15 J
1 GW1,000 MW
1,000,000 kW
1,000,000,000 W
1,000,000,000,000 mW
1.0e-3 TW
24 km224,000,000 m²
9.264 mi²
258,333,600 ft²
28,704,000 yd²
5,930.52 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 13,636 GWh13,636,000,000 kWh
13,636,000,000,000 Wh
13,636,000 MWh
4.90896e+16 J
8 GW8,000 MW
8,000,000 kW
8,000,000,000 W
8,000,000,000,000 mW
0.008 TW
184 km2184,000,000 m²
71.024 mi²
1,980,557,600 ft²
220,064,000 yd²
45,467.32 acres
Rooftop PV 1,710 GWh1,710,000,000 kWh
1,710,000,000,000 Wh
1,710,000 MWh
6.156e+15 J
1 GW1,000 MW
1,000,000 kW
1,000,000,000 W
1,000,000,000,000 mW
1.0e-3 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 129 GWh129,000,000 kWh
129,000,000,000 Wh
129,000 MWh
464,400,000,000,000 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
9 km29,000,000 m²
3.474 mi²
96,875,100 ft²
10,764,000 yd²
2,223.945 acres
Offshore Wind 89,114 GWh89,114,000,000 kWh
89,114,000,000,000 Wh
89,114,000 MWh
3.208104e+17 J
20 GW20,000 MW
20,000,000 kW
20,000,000,000 W
20,000,000,000,000 mW
0.02 TW
4,193 km24,193,000,000 m²
1,618.498 mi²
45,133,032,700 ft²
5,014,828,000 yd²
1,036,111.265 acres
Biopower-Solid 143 GWh143,000,000 kWh
143,000,000,000 Wh
143,000 MWh
514,800,000,000,000 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
130,452 BDT130,452,000 kg
130,452,000,000 g
130,452 tonnes
287,646,660 lbs
20,546,190 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 474 GWh474,000,000 kWh
474,000,000,000 Wh
474,000 MWh
1.7064e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
100,888 Tonnes100,888,000 kg
100,888,000,000 g
222,458,040 lbs
15,889,860 stones
3,558,319,760 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 11,491 GWh11,491,000,000 kWh
11,491,000,000,000 Wh
11,491,000 MWh
4.13676e+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
N/A
Hydropower 59 GWh59,000,000 kWh
59,000,000,000 Wh
59,000 MWh
212,400,000,000,000 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
86 Sites
See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)


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15 Energy Incentives (Active)
14 Utility Companies
24 Energy Organizations
0 Smart Grid Projects






To date, Rhode Island has received $23,960,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]


References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program