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West Virginia is a state in the United States of America.

Energy Production by Technology in West Virginia

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 0 MWh
Wind Power 742,439 MWh
Geothermal Power 0 MWh
Biomass Power 0 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 742,439 MWh
Hydro Power 1,576,275 MWh
HPS Power 0 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 2,318,714 MWh
Coal Power 68,135,764 MWh
Gas Power 149,347 MWh
Petroleum Power 170,674 MWh
Nuclear Power 0 MWh
Other 422 MWh
Total Energy Production 70,774,921 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 1.05  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 3.28  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)


Renewable Energy Technical Potential in West Virginia

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 3,023 GWh3,023,000,000 kWh
3,023,000,000,000 Wh
3,023,000 MWh
1.08828e+16 J
2 GW2,000 MW
2,000,000 kW
2,000,000,000 W
2,000,000,000,000 mW
0.002 TW
41 km241,000,000 m²
15.826 mi²
441,319,900 ft²
49,036,000 yd²
10,131.305 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 52,693 GWh52,693,000,000 kWh
52,693,000,000,000 Wh
52,693,000 MWh
1.896948e+17 J
35 GW35,000 MW
35,000,000 kW
35,000,000,000 W
35,000,000,000,000 mW
0.035 TW
729 km2729,000,000 m²
281.394 mi²
7,846,883,100 ft²
871,884,000 yd²
180,139.545 acres
Rooftop PV 4,220 GWh4,220,000,000 kWh
4,220,000,000,000 Wh
4,220,000 MWh
1.5192e+16 J
3 GW3,000 MW
3,000,000 kW
3,000,000,000 W
3,000,000,000,000 mW
0.003 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 4,951 GWh4,951,000,000 kWh
4,951,000,000,000 Wh
4,951,000 MWh
1.78236e+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
376 km2376,000,000 m²
145.136 mi²
4,047,226,400 ft²
449,696,000 yd²
92,911.48 acres
Offshore Wind N/A N/A N/A
Biopower-Solid 2,406 GWh2,406,000,000 kWh
2,406,000,000,000 Wh
2,406,000 MWh
8.6616e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
2,188,057 BDT2,188,057,000 kg
2,188,057,000,000 g
2,188,057 tonnes
4,824,665,685 lbs
344,618,977.5 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 281 GWh281,000,000 kWh
281,000,000,000 Wh
281,000 MWh
1.0116e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
59,811 Tonnes59,811,000 kg
59,811,000,000 g
131,883,255 lbs
9,420,232.5 stones
2,109,533,970 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 261,376 GWh261,376,000,000 kWh
261,376,000,000,000 Wh
261,376,000 MWh
9.409536e+17 J
33 GW33,000 MW
33,000,000 kW
33,000,000,000 W
33,000,000,000,000 mW
0.033 TW
N/A
Hydropower 4,408 GWh4,408,000,000 kWh
4,408,000,000,000 Wh
4,408,000 MWh
1.58688e+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
1,711 Sites
See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)


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5 Energy Incentives (Active)
9 Utility Companies
16 Energy Organizations
0 Smart Grid Projects






To date, West Virginia has received $32,746,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]


References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program