Nevada: Energy Resources

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Name Nevada
Governor Brian Sandoval
Population Unavailable
Median Household Income $56,361.00
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Nevada is a state in the United States.

Energy Production by Technology in Nevada

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 150,858 MWh
Wind Power 0 MWh
Geothermal Power 1,616,677 MWh
Biomass Power 890 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 1,768,426 MWh
Hydro Power 2,446,365 MWh
HPS Power 0 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 4,214,791 MWh
Coal Power 7,507,244 MWh
Gas Power 26,080,001 MWh
Petroleum Power 17,727 MWh
Nuclear Power 0 MWh
Other 0 MWh
Total Energy Production 37,819,763 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 4.68  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 11.14  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)

Renewable Energy Technical Potential in Nevada

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 24,893 GWh
24,893,000,000 kWh
24,893,000,000,000 Wh
24,893,000 MWh
8.96148e+16 J
10 GW
10,000 MW
10,000,000 kW
10,000,000,000 W
10,000,000,000,000 mW
0.01 TW
224 km2
224,000,000 m²
86.464 mi²
2,411,113,600 ft²
267,904,000 yd²
55,351.52 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 8,614,454 GWh
8,614,454,000,000 kWh
8.614454e+15 Wh
8,614,454,000 MWh
3.101203e+19 J
3,732 GW
3,732,000 MW
3,732,000,000 kW
3,732,000,000,000 W
3.732e+15 mW
3.732 TW
77,751 km2
77,751,000,000 m²
30,011.886 mi²
836,903,988,900 ft²
92,990,196,000 yd²
19,212,660.855 acres
Rooftop PV 10,767 GWh
10,767,000,000 kWh
10,767,000,000,000 Wh
10,767,000 MWh
3.87612e+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 8,295,752 GWh
8,295,752,000,000 kWh
8.295752e+15 Wh
8,295,752,000 MWh
2.986471e+19 J
2,557 GW
2,557,000 MW
2,557,000,000 kW
2,557,000,000,000 W
2.557e+15 mW
2.557 TW
77,759 km2
77,759,000,000 m²
30,014.974 mi²
836,990,100,100 ft²
92,999,764,000 yd²
19,214,637.695 acres
Onshore Wind 17,709 GWh
17,709,000,000 kWh
17,709,000,000,000 Wh
17,709,000 MWh
6.37524e+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
1,449 km2
1,449,000,000 m²
559.314 mi²
15,596,891,100 ft²
1,733,004,000 yd²
358,055.145 acres
Offshore Wind N/A N/A N/A
Biopower-Solid 288 GWh
288,000,000 kWh
288,000,000,000 Wh
288,000 MWh
1.0368e+15 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
262,613 BDT
262,613,000 kg
262,613,000,000 g
262,613 tonnes
579,061,665 lbs
41,361,547.5 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 325 GWh
325,000,000 kWh
325,000,000,000 Wh
325,000 MWh
1.17e+15 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
69,248 Tonnes
69,248,000 kg
69,248,000,000 g
152,691,840 lbs
10,906,560 stones
2,442,376,960 ounces
Geothermal Hydrothermal 45,320 GWh
45,320,000,000 kWh
45,320,000,000,000 Wh
45,320,000 MWh
1.63152e+17 J
5 GW
5,000 MW
5,000,000 kW
5,000,000,000 W
5,000,000,000,000 mW
0.005 TW
N/A
EGS Geothermal 1,262,174 GWh
1,262,174,000,000 kWh
1.262174e+15 Wh
1,262,174,000 MWh
4.543826e+18 J
160 GW
160,000 MW
160,000,000 kW
160,000,000,000 W
160,000,000,000,000 mW
0.16 TW
N/A
Hydropower 845 GWh
845,000,000 kWh
845,000,000,000 Wh
845,000 MWh
3.042e+15 J
0 GW
0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
1,489 Sites
See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)

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To date, Nevada has received $34,714,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]


References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program