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Texas is a state in the United States of America.

Energy Production by Technology in Texas

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 0 MWh
Wind Power 19,367,239 MWh
Geothermal Power 0 MWh
Biomass Power 1,382,743 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 20,749,982 MWh
Hydro Power 1,501,345 MWh
HPS Power 0 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 22,251,327 MWh
Coal Power 139,106,597 MWh
Gas Power 191,652,532 MWh
Petroleum Power 1,347,315 MWh
Nuclear Power 41,497,617 MWh
Other 621,766 MWh
Total Energy Production 396,477,155 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 5.23  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 5.61  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)


Renewable Energy Technical Potential in Texas

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 294,684 GWh294,684,000,000 kWh
294,684,000,000,000 Wh
294,684,000 MWh
1.060862e+18 J
154 GW154,000 MW
154,000,000 kW
154,000,000,000 W
154,000,000,000,000 mW
0.154 TW
3,213 km23,213,000,000 m²
1,240.218 mi²
34,584,410,700 ft²
3,842,748,000 yd²
793,948.365 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 38,993,581 GWh38,993,581,000,000 kWh
3.899358e+16 Wh
38,993,581,000 MWh
1.403769e+20 J
20,411 GW20,411,000 MW
20,411,000,000 kW
20,411,000,000,000 W
2.0411e+16 mW
20.411 TW
425,230 km2425,230,000,000 m²
164,138.78 mi²
4,577,133,197,000 ft²
508,575,080,000 yd²
105,076,459.15 acres
Rooftop PV 78,716 GWh78,716,000,000 kWh
78,716,000,000,000 Wh
78,716,000 MWh
2.833776e+17 J
60 GW60,000 MW
60,000,000 kW
60,000,000,000 W
60,000,000,000,000 mW
0.06 TW
N/A
CSP 22,786,749 GWh22,786,749,000,000 kWh
2.278675e+16 Wh
22,786,749,000 MWh
8.20323e+19 J
7,743 GW7,743,000 MW
7,743,000,000 kW
7,743,000,000,000 W
7.743e+15 mW
7.743 TW
235,398 km2235,398,000,000 m²
90,863.628 mi²
2,533,800,532,200 ft²
281,536,008,000 yd²
58,168,022.79 acres
Onshore Wind 5,552,399 GWh5,552,399,000,000 kWh
5.552399e+15 Wh
5,552,399,000 MWh
1.998864e+19 J
1,901 GW1,901,000 MW
1,901,000,000 kW
1,901,000,000,000 W
1.901e+15 mW
1.901 TW
380,305 km2380,305,000,000 m²
146,797.73 mi²
4,093,564,989,500 ft²
454,844,780,000 yd²
93,975,267.025 acres
Offshore Wind 1,101,062 GWh1,101,062,000,000 kWh
1.101062e+15 Wh
1,101,062,000 MWh
3.963823e+18 J
271 GW271,000 MW
271,000,000 kW
271,000,000,000 W
271,000,000,000,000 mW
0.271 TW
54,288 km254,288,000,000 m²
20,955.168 mi²
584,350,603,200 ft²
64,928,448,000 yd²
13,414,836.24 acres
Biopower-Solid 16,077 GWh16,077,000,000 kWh
16,077,000,000,000 Wh
16,077,000 MWh
5.78772e+16 J
2 GW2,000 MW
2,000,000 kW
2,000,000,000 W
2,000,000,000,000 mW
0.002 TW
14,615,951 BDT14,615,951,000 kg
14,615,951,000,000 g
14,615,951 tonnes
32,228,171,955 lbs
2,302,012,282.5 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 5,898 GWh5,898,000,000 kWh
5,898,000,000,000 Wh
5,898,000 MWh
2.12328e+16 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
1,254,999 Tonnes1,254,999,000 kg
1,254,999,000,000 g
2,767,272,795 lbs
197,662,342.5 stones
44,263,814,730 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 3,030,250 GWh3,030,250,000,000 kWh
3.03025e+15 Wh
3,030,250,000 MWh
1.09089e+19 J
384 GW384,000 MW
384,000,000 kW
384,000,000,000 W
384,000,000,000,000 mW
0.384 TW
N/A
Hydropower 3,006 GWh3,006,000,000 kWh
3,006,000,000,000 Wh
3,006,000 MWh
1.08216e+16 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
4,366 Sites
See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)


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87 Energy Incentives (Active)
247 Utility Companies
583 Energy Organizations
8 Smart Grid Projects






To date, Texas has received $218,782,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]


References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program