Alabama: Energy Resources

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State Profile
Name Alabama
Governor Robert J. Bentley
Population Unavailable
Median Household Income $40,489.00
Energy Consumption Coming Soon
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Energy Organizations 77 view
Utility Companies 64 view
Active Energy Incentives 22 view

Alabama is a state in the United States.

Energy Production by Technology in Alabama

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 0 MWh
Wind Power 0 MWh
Geothermal Power 0 MWh
Biomass Power 3,291,196 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 3,291,196 MWh
Hydro Power 11,753,493 MWh
HPS Power 0 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 15,044,689 MWh
Coal Power 55,659,872 MWh
Gas Power 32,369,863 MWh
Petroleum Power 163,054 MWh
Nuclear Power 39,716,204 MWh
Other 7,137 MWh
Total Energy Production 142,960,819 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 2.3  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 10.52  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)

Renewable Energy Technical Potential in Alabama

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 35,850 GWh
35,850,000,000 kWh
35,850,000,000,000 Wh
35,850,000 MWh
1.2906e+17 J
20 GW
20,000 MW
20,000,000 kW
20,000,000,000 W
20,000,000,000,000 mW
0.02 TW
426 km2
426,000,000 m²
164.436 mi²
4,585,421,400 ft²
509,496,000 yd²
105,266.73 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 3,706,838 GWh
3,706,838,000,000 kWh
3.706838e+15 Wh
3,706,838,000 MWh
1.334462e+19 J
2,114 GW
2,114,000 MW
2,114,000,000 kW
2,114,000,000,000 W
2.114e+15 mW
2.114 TW
44,058 km2
44,058,000,000 m²
17,006.388 mi²
474,235,906,200 ft²
52,693,368,000 yd²
10,886,952.09 acres
Rooftop PV 15,475 GWh
15,475,000,000 kWh
15,475,000,000,000 Wh
15,475,000 MWh
5.571e+16 J
12 GW
12,000 MW
12,000,000 kW
12,000,000,000 W
12,000,000,000,000 mW
0.012 TW
N/A
CSP 0 GWh
0 kWh
0 Wh
0 MWh
0 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
0 km2
0 m²
0 mi²
0 ft²
0 yd²
0 acres
Onshore Wind 283 GWh
283,000,000 kWh
283,000,000,000 Wh
283,000 MWh
1.0188e+15 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
23 km2
23,000,000 m²
8.878 mi²
247,569,700 ft²
27,508,000 yd²
5,683.415 acres
Offshore Wind 0 GWh
0 kWh
0 Wh
0 MWh
0 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
0 km2
0 m²
0 mi²
0 ft²
0 yd²
0 acres
Biopower-Solid 11,193 GWh
11,193,000,000 kWh
11,193,000,000,000 Wh
11,193,000 MWh
4.02948e+16 J
1 GW
1,000 MW
1,000,000 kW
1,000,000,000 W
1,000,000,000,000 mW
0.001 TW
10,175,869 BDT
10,175,869,000 kg
10,175,869,000,000 g
10,175,869 tonnes
22,437,791,145 lbs
1,602,699,367.5 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 1,533 GWh
1,533,000,000 kWh
1,533,000,000,000 Wh
1,533,000 MWh
5.5188e+15 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
326,186 Tonnes
326,186,000 kg
326,186,000,000 g
719,240,130 lbs
51,374,295 stones
11,504,580,220 ounces
Geothermal Hydrothermal 0 GWh
0 kWh
0 Wh
0 MWh
0 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
N/A
EGS Geothermal 535,489 GWh
535,489,000,000 kWh
535,489,000,000,000 Wh
535,489,000 MWh
1.92776e+18 J
67 GW
67,000 MW
67,000,000 kW
67,000,000,000 W
67,000,000,000,000 mW
0.067 TW
N/A
Hydropower 4,102 GWh
4,102,000,000 kWh
4,102,000,000,000 Wh
4,102,000 MWh
1.47672e+16 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
2,435 Sites
See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)

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To date, Alabama has received $55,570,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]


References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program