China: Solar electricity generation

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 China

Solar electricity generation, billion kilowatthours

 Latest value 340.86
 Year 2021
 Measure billion kilowatthours
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 30.93
 Min - Max 0 - 340.86
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1980 to 2021. The average value for China during that period was 30.93 billion kilowatthours with a minimum of 0 billion kilowatthours in 1980 and a maximum of 340.86 billion kilowatthours in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 340.86 billion kilowatthours. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 190 countries is 5.45 billion kilowatthours. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Recent values chart
China - Solar electricity generation - recent values

Historical chart
China - Solar electricity generation - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Billion kilowatthours of electricity generated from sunlight.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Fossil fuels electricity capacity 1,245.17 2021 million kilowatts
 Fossil fuels electricity generation 5,391.95 2021 billion kilowatthours
 Wind electricity capacity 328.97 2021 million kilowatts
 Wind electricity generation 611.22 2021 billion kilowatthours
 Solar electricity capacity 306.97 2021 million kilowatts
 Solar electricity generation 340.86 2021 billion kilowatthours
 Hydroelectricity capacity 355.00 2021 million kilowatts
 Hydroelectricity generation 1,274.63 2021 billion kilowatthours
 Nuclear electricity capacity 53.26 2021 million kilowatts
 Nuclear power generation 407.52 2021 billion kilowatthours
 Geothermal electricity capacity 0.03 2021 million kilowatts
 Geothermal electricity generation 0.13 2021 billion kilowatthours
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK