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Solar energy generation by state

Check out how your state is performing on this green technology

U.S. solar generation of electricity increased by 13.6% in February compared with solar generation in January. Arkansas and Mississippi were the only states that experienced a decrease in solar production during this time.

Following are February and January solar generation levels in states with significant production and the percentage change from month to month. States are listed in order of the amount of electricity generated by solar (including thermal), in thousand megawatt-hours.

What percentage of each state’s electricity generation comes from solar?

Nationally, solar accounted for about 3.9% of the electricity produced in February. Following are the states that produced the largest percentage of their power from solar:

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(Last updated May 12, 2022)