USA: Solar electricity capacity

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 USA

Solar electricity capacity, million kilowatts

 Latest value 93.99
 Year 2021
 Measure million kilowatts
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 18.97
 Min - Max 0.39 - 93.99
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 2000 to 2021. The average value for the USA during that period was 18.97 million kilowatts with a minimum of 0.39 million kilowatts in 2000 and a maximum of 93.99 million kilowatts in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 93.99 million kilowatts. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 190 countries is 4.49 million kilowatts. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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USA - Solar electricity capacity - recent values

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USA - Solar electricity capacity - historical chart - 2000-2021




Definition: Installed capacity to produce electricity from sunlight in million kilowatts.


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