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Solar power in Wyoming

Solar power in Wyoming has the potential to generate 72 million MWh/yr. Wyoming used 12 million MWh in 1999. Wyoming is one of the country's windiest states and has the potential to generate 883 million MWh/yr from wind power.[1] Solar and wind power tend to complement each other, with more solar power available in summer and during the day, and more wind power available at night and during the winter.[2] Net metering is available to all consumers generating up to 25 kW.[3] IREC best practices, based on experience, recommends no limits to net metering, individual or aggregate, and perpetual roll over of kWh credits.[4]

Statistics

Source: NREL[5]
Wyoming Grid-Connected PV Capacity (MW[6])[7][8][9][10]
Year Capacity Change % Change
2009 0.1
2010 0.2 0.1 100%
2011 0.2 <0.1 0%
2012 0.6 0.4 200%
2013 1.0 0.4 66%


See also

References

  1. ^ Wyoming Renewable Energy Resources
  2. ^ Wind Power: Nature’s Gift
  3. ^ Wyoming - Net Metering
  4. ^ Net Metering and Interconnection Procedures Incorporating Best Practices
  5. ^ "PV Watts". NREL. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  6. ^ Sherwood, Larry (August 2012). "U.S. Solar Market Trends 2011". Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). p. 17. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  7. ^ Sherwood, Larry (June 2011). "U.S. Solar Market Trends 2010". Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  8. ^ Sherwood, Larry (July 2010). "U.S. Solar Market Trends 2009". Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). Retrieved 2010-07-28. 
  9. ^ Sherwood, Larry (July 2009). "U.S. Solar Market Trends 2008" (PDF). Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). p. 16. Retrieved 2010-07-24. 
  10. ^ Sherwood, Larry (July 2012). "U.S. Solar Market Trends 2012" (PDF). Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). p. 16. Retrieved 2013-10-11. 

External links

  • The Open PV Project
  • Incentives and Policies
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