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May 2024 Solar Energy Generation by State Report

Check out where your state ranks for solar power generation in the country.

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May Solar Energy Generation by State Report


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California once again takes first place among the top states generating electricity from solar power this month. The Golden State produced 25% of the United States’ total of 17,806 thousand megawatt-hours, according to ChooseEnergy.com®’s May Solar Generation Report. The report analyzes the most recent solar energy data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Following is a breakdown of the rest of the states (all shown in thousand megawatt-hours) using the EIA’s most recent data from February 2024: