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Solar electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 10 countries was 2.31 million kilowatts. The highest value was in Australia: 22.87 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Kiribati: 0 million kilowatts. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million kilowatts; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Countries Solar electricity capacity, 2021 Global rank Available data
Australia 22.87 1 2000 - 2021
New Zealand 0.15 2 2000 - 2021
N. Caledonia 0.08 3 2000 - 2021
Fiji 0.01 4 2000 - 2021
Samoa 0.01 5 2000 - 2021
Tonga 0.01 6 2000 - 2021
Kiribati 0 7 2000 - 2021
Papua N.G. 0 8 2000 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 0 9 2000 - 2021
Vanuatu 0 10 2000 - 2021



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