South Carolina: Energy Resources

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

Energy Production by Technology in South Carolina

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 0 MWh
Wind Power 0 MWh
Geothermal Power 0 MWh
Biomass Power 1,733,561 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 1,733,561 MWh
Hydro Power 2,102,247 MWh
HPS Power 976,443 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 3,835,807 MWh
Coal Power 35,157,227 MWh
Gas Power 9,402,119 MWh
Petroleum Power 523,380 MWh
Nuclear Power 52,149,734 MWh
Other 105,354 MWh
Total Energy Production 100,197,178 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 1.73  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 3.83  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)


Renewable Energy Technical Potential in South Carolina

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 33,834 GWh33,834,000,000 kWh
33,834,000,000,000 Wh
33,834,000 MWh
1.218024e+17 J
19 GW19,000 MW
19,000,000 kW
19,000,000,000 W
19,000,000,000,000 mW
0.019 TW
397 km2397,000,000 m²
153.242 mi²
4,273,268,300 ft²
474,812,000 yd²
98,100.685 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 2,754,973 GWh2,754,973,000,000 kWh
2.754973e+15 Wh
2,754,973,000 MWh
9.917903e+18 J
1,555 GW1,555,000 MW
1,555,000,000 kW
1,555,000,000,000 W
1.555e+15 mW
1.555 TW
32,398 km232,398,000,000 m²
12,505.628 mi²
348,728,832,200 ft²
38,748,008,000 yd²
8,005,707.79 acres
Rooftop PV 14,412 GWh14,412,000,000 kWh
14,412,000,000,000 Wh
14,412,000 MWh
5.18832e+16 J
11 GW11,000 MW
11,000,000 kW
11,000,000,000 W
11,000,000,000,000 mW
0.011 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 427 GWh427,000,000 kWh
427,000,000,000 Wh
427,000 MWh
1.5372e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
37 km237,000,000 m²
14.282 mi²
398,264,300 ft²
44,252,000 yd²
9,142.885 acres
Offshore Wind 542,218 GWh542,218,000,000 kWh
542,218,000,000,000 Wh
542,218,000 MWh
1.951985e+18 J
133 GW133,000 MW
133,000,000 kW
133,000,000,000 W
133,000,000,000,000 mW
0.133 TW
26,643 km226,643,000,000 m²
10,284.198 mi²
286,782,587,700 ft²
31,865,028,000 yd²
6,583,618.515 acres
Biopower-Solid 6,984 GWh6,984,000,000 kWh
6,984,000,000,000 Wh
6,984,000 MWh
2.51424e+16 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
6,349,820 BDT6,349,820,000 kg
6,349,820,000,000 g
6,349,820 tonnes
14,001,353,100 lbs
1,000,096,650 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 1,430 GWh1,430,000,000 kWh
1,430,000,000,000 Wh
1,430,000 MWh
5.148e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
304,312 Tonnes304,312,000 kg
304,312,000,000 g
671,007,960 lbs
47,929,140 stones
10,733,084,240 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 364,104 GWh364,104,000,000 kWh
364,104,000,000,000 Wh
364,104,000 MWh
1.310774e+18 J
46 GW46,000 MW
46,000,000 kW
46,000,000,000 W
46,000,000,000,000 mW
0.046 TW
N/A
Hydropower 1,888 GWh1,888,000,000 kWh
1,888,000,000,000 Wh
1,888,000 MWh
6.7968e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
889 Sites
See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)


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To date, South Carolina has received $50,550,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]


References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program