Utah: Energy Resources

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State Profile
Name Utah
Governor http://dbpedia.org/resource/Gary_Herbert
Population Unavailable
Median Household Income $50,614.00
Energy Consumption Coming Soon
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 48 view
Energy Organizations 115 view
Utility Companies 56 view
Active Energy Incentives 21 view
 

Utah is a state in the Western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the Union on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest, the 34th-most populous, and the 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States. Approximately 80% of Utah's 2,817,222 people live along the Wasatch Front, centering on Salt Lake City, leaving vast expanses of the state nearly uninhabited and making the population the sixth most urbanized in the U.S. Utah is a state in the United States of America.

Energy Production by Technology in Utah

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 0 MWh
Wind Power 64,497 MWh
Geothermal Power 279,121 MWh
Biomass Power 29,266 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 372,884 MWh
Hydro Power 696,991 MWh
HPS Power 0 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 1,069,876 MWh
Coal Power 35,715,484 MWh
Gas Power 6,424,511 MWh
Petroleum Power 50,180 MWh
Nuclear Power 0 MWh
Other 186,748 MWh
Total Energy Production 43,446,797 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 0.86  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 2.46  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)


Renewable Energy Technical Potential in Utah

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 30,492 GWh30,492,000,000 kWh
30,492,000,000,000 Wh
30,492,000 MWh
1.097712e+17 J
14 GW14,000 MW
14,000,000 kW
14,000,000,000 W
14,000,000,000,000 mW
0.014 TW
292 km2292,000,000 m²
112.712 mi²
3,143,058,800 ft²
349,232,000 yd²
72,154.66 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 5,184,878 GWh5,184,878,000,000 kWh
5.184878e+15 Wh
5,184,878,000 MWh
1.866556e+19 J
2,390 GW2,390,000 MW
2,390,000,000 kW
2,390,000,000,000 W
2.39e+15 mW
2.39 TW
49,797 km249,797,000,000 m²
19,221.642 mi²
536,009,928,300 ft²
59,557,212,000 yd²
12,305,087.685 acres
Rooftop PV 7,513 GWh7,513,000,000 kWh
7,513,000,000,000 Wh
7,513,000 MWh
2.70468e+16 J
5 GW5,000 MW
5,000,000 kW
5,000,000,000 W
5,000,000,000,000 mW
0.005 TW
N/A
CSP 5,067,546 GWh5,067,546,000,000 kWh
5.067546e+15 Wh
5,067,546,000 MWh
1.824317e+19 J
1,638 GW1,638,000 MW
1,638,000,000 kW
1,638,000,000,000 W
1.638e+15 mW
1.638 TW
49,799 km249,799,000,000 m²
19,222.414 mi²
536,031,456,100 ft²
59,559,604,000 yd²
12,305,581.895 acres
Onshore Wind 31,552 GWh31,552,000,000 kWh
31,552,000,000,000 Wh
31,552,000 MWh
1.135872e+17 J
13 GW13,000 MW
13,000,000 kW
13,000,000,000 W
13,000,000,000,000 mW
0.013 TW
2,620 km22,620,000,000 m²
1,011.32 mi²
28,201,418,000 ft²
3,133,520,000 yd²
647,415.1 acres
Offshore Wind N/A N/A N/A
Biopower-Solid 433 GWh433,000,000 kWh
433,000,000,000 Wh
433,000 MWh
1.5588e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
394,530 BDT394,530,000 kg
394,530,000,000 g
394,530 tonnes
869,938,650 lbs
62,138,475 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 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
91,018 Tonnes91,018,000 kg
91,018,000,000 g
200,694,690 lbs
14,335,335 stones
3,210,204,860 ounces
Geothermal Hydrothermal 12,981 GWh12,981,000,000 kWh
12,981,000,000,000 Wh
12,981,000 MWh
4.67316e+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
EGS Geothermal 939,380 GWh939,380,000,000 kWh
939,380,000,000,000 Wh
939,380,000 MWh
3.381768e+18 J
119 GW119,000 MW
119,000,000 kW
119,000,000,000 W
119,000,000,000,000 mW
0.119 TW
N/A
Hydropower 3,528 GWh3,528,000,000 kWh
3,528,000,000,000 Wh
3,528,000 MWh
1.27008e+16 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
3,394 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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21 Energy Incentives (Active)
56 Utility Companies
115 Energy Organizations
1 Smart Grid Projects






To date, Utah has received $35,362,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]


References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program