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Solar Energy Generation by State

Check out how your state is performing on this green technology

May Solar Generation by State Report

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California once again takes first place among states generating electricity from solar power this month. The Golden State produced more than 28% of the U.S. total of 13,794 thousand megawatt-hours, according to®’s May Solar Generation Report. The report is an analysis of the most recent 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) from the EIA’s most recent data from February 2023: