Iowa: Energy Resources

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Name Iowa
Governor Terry Branstad
Population Unavailable
Median Household Income $48,075.00
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Iowa is a state in the United States.

Energy Production by Technology in Iowa

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 0 MWh
Wind Power 7,331,391 MWh
Geothermal Power 0 MWh
Biomass Power 175,258 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 7,506,649 MWh
Hydro Power 737,337 MWh
HPS Power 0 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 8,243,986 MWh
Coal Power 37,491,842 MWh
Gas Power 1,140,568 MWh
Petroleum Power 92,859 MWh
Nuclear Power 4,678,931 MWh
Other 40 MWh
Total Energy Production 51,648,226 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 14.53  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 15.96  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)

Renewable Energy Technical Potential in Iowa

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 27,091 GWh
27,091,000,000 kWh
27,091,000,000,000 Wh
27,091,000 MWh
9.75276e+16 J
15 GW
15,000 MW
15,000,000 kW
15,000,000,000 W
15,000,000,000,000 mW
0.015 TW
324 km2
324,000,000 m²
125.064 mi²
3,487,503,600 ft²
387,504,000 yd²
80,062.02 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 6,994,159 GWh
6,994,159,000,000 kWh
6.994159e+15 Wh
6,994,159,000 MWh
2.517897e+19 J
4,020 GW
4,020,000 MW
4,020,000,000 kW
4,020,000,000,000 W
4.02e+15 mW
4.02 TW
83,762 km2
83,762,000,000 m²
32,332.132 mi²
901,605,791,800 ft²
100,179,352,000 yd²
20,698,009.01 acres
Rooftop PV 8,646 GWh
8,646,000,000 kWh
8,646,000,000,000 Wh
8,646,000 MWh
3.11256e+16 J
7 GW
7,000 MW
7,000,000 kW
7,000,000,000 W
7,000,000,000,000 mW
0.007 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 1,723,587 GWh
1,723,587,000,000 kWh
1.723587e+15 Wh
1,723,587,000 MWh
6.204913e+18 J
570 GW
570,000 MW
570,000,000 kW
570,000,000,000 W
570,000,000,000,000 mW
0.57 TW
114,142 km2
114,142,000,000 m²
44,058.812 mi²
1,228,613,073,800 ft²
136,513,832,000 yd²
28,205,058.91 acres
Offshore Wind N/A N/A N/A
Biopower-Solid 27,502 GWh
27,502,000,000 kWh
27,502,000,000,000 Wh
27,502,000 MWh
9.90072e+16 J
3 GW
3,000 MW
3,000,000 kW
3,000,000,000 W
3,000,000,000,000 mW
0.003 TW
25,002,253 BDT
25,002,253,000 kg
25,002,253,000,000 g
25,002,253 tonnes
55,129,967,865 lbs
3,937,854,847.5 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 1,425 GWh
1,425,000,000 kWh
1,425,000,000,000 Wh
1,425,000 MWh
5.13e+15 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
303,277 Tonnes
303,277,000 kg
303,277,000,000 g
668,725,785 lbs
47,766,127.5 stones
10,696,579,790 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 606,390 GWh
606,390,000,000 kWh
606,390,000,000,000 Wh
606,390,000 MWh
2.183004e+18 J
76 GW
76,000 MW
76,000,000 kW
76,000,000,000 W
76,000,000,000,000 mW
0.076 TW
N/A
Hydropower 2,818 GWh
2,818,000,000 kWh
2,818,000,000,000 Wh
2,818,000 MWh
1.01448e+16 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
2,398 Sites
See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)

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To date, Iowa has received $40,546,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]


References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program