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THE ROLE of HYDROPOWER DEVELOPMENT
in the U.S. ENERGY EQUATION



Pie chart of U.S. Generating Capability by Energy Source - 2003


Pie chart of U.S. Production by Energy Source - 1998


Pie chart of U.S Hydroelectric Generating Capacity - 12/31/1999


Utilities
Hydroelectric Generating Capacity (Nameplate)
Including Pumped Storage
by Census Division and State - 12/31/2002

Census Division
              State
Number
of Plants
Number of Generators
Pumped Storage Capability (Megawatts) Conventional Hydro Capability (Megawatts) Total Hydro Capability (Megawatts)
Pumped-
Storage
Conventional Hydro
New England
189
10 589 1513.5 2080.5 3594
Connecticut
15
2 39 7 143 150
Maine
56
0 256 0 718 718
Massachusetts
34
8 83 1506.5 396.5 1903
New Hampshire
35
0 94 0 514 514
Rhode Island
3
0 6 0 4 4
Vermont
46
0 111 0 305 305
Middle Atlantic
182
30 448 2909 5006 7915
New Jersey
3
3 7 400 13 413
New York
160
16 381 1240 4166 5406
Pennsylvania
19
11 60 1269 827 2096
East North Central
144
6 542 1978.8 888.2 2867
Illinois
7
0 23 0 21 21
Indiana
5
0 21 0 59 59
Michigan
59
6 233 1978.8 150.2 2129
Ohio
5
0 13 0 164 164
Wisconsin
68
0 252 0 494 494
West North Central
52
9 179 600.4 3250.6 3851
Iowa
4
0 23 0 131 131
Kansas
1
0 7 0 2 2
Minnesota
25
0 82 0 176 176
Missouri
8
9 20 600.4 599.6 1200
Nebraska
9
0 16 0 167 167
North Dakota
1
0 5 0 497 497
South Dakota
4
0 26 0 1678 1678
South Atlantic
147
35 459 6028.7 7578.3 13,607
Delaware
0
0 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia
0
0 0 0 0 0
Florida
2
0 6 0 50 50
Georgia
37
9 121 1397.8 2381.2 3779
Maryland
2
0 13 0 530 530
North Carolina
40
1 104 95 1913 2008
South Carolina
33
16 117 2188 1415 3603
Virginia
24
9 73 2347.9 1054.1 3402
West Virginia
9
0 31 0 235 235
East South Central
57
4 203 1530 6430 7960
Alabama
21
0 89 0 3002 3002
Kentucky
7
0 30 0 821 821
Mississippi
0
0 0 0 0 0
Tennessee
29
4 84 1530 2607 4137
West South Central
54
7 140 316 3045 3361
Arkansas
16
1 47 28 1388 1416
Louisiana
1
0 8 0 192 192
Oklahoma
11
6 32 288 768 1056
Texas
26
0 53 0 697 697
Mountain
196
11 451 702.6 10,492.4 11,195
Arizona
13
6 38 194.1 2724.9 2919
Colorado
37
5 50 508.5 697.5 1206
Idaho
71
0 169 0 2665 2665
Montana
21
0 83 0 2717 2717
Nevada
6
0 18 0 1052 1052
New Mexico
5
0 9 0 82 82
Utah
29
0 56 0 254 254
Wyoming
14
0 28 0 300 300
Pacific Contiguous
376
36 915 3666.6 41,294.4 44,961
California
255
30 442 3352.6 10,741.4 14,094
Oregon
64
0 186 0 9089 9089
Washington
57
6 287 314 21,437 21,778
Pacific Noncontiguous
34
0 66 0 419 419
Alaska
25
0 51 0 396 396
Hawaii
9
0 15 0 23 23
United States Total
1431
148 3992 19,245.6 80,484.4 99,730

The above data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration as of December 31, 2002



Revised: October 12, 2004.Hydropower Site Map .Help