The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA), Washington, D.C., released its 2008 rankings for solar power production. Here are the nation's largest producers of solar power, as measured in total megawatts produced. With the exception of New Jersey's PSE&G and New York's Long Island Power Authority, all of the power companies are in the West Coast or Mountain states.

1 Southern California Edison, Calif. 441.4mw
2 Pacific Gas & Electric Co., Calif. 229.5mw
3 Nevada Energy, Nev. 77.9mw
4 San Diego Gas & Electric Co., Calif. 49.3mw
5 Public Service of Colorado (Xcel Energy), Colo. 28.5mw
6 Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, Calif. 13.6mw
7 Public Service Electric & Gas Co., N.J. 13.2mw
8 Arizona Public Service Co., Ariz. 10.6mw
9 Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Calif. 10.2mw
10 Long Island Power Authority, New York 7.7mw

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