USA: Solar electricity generation

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 USA

Solar electricity generation, billion kilowatthours

 Latest value 163.70
 Year 2021
 Measure billion kilowatthours
 Data availability 1984 - 2021
 Average 19.72
 Min - Max 0.01 - 163.70
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1984 to 2021. The average value for the USA during that period was 19.72 billion kilowatthours with a minimum of 0.01 billion kilowatthours in 1984 and a maximum of 163.7 billion kilowatthours in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 163.7 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.
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USA - Solar electricity generation - Recent values chart

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USA - Solar electricity generation - historical chart - 1984-2021




Definition: Billion kilowatthours of electricity generated from sunlight.

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