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Solar electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 20 countries was 1.47 million kilowatts. The highest value was in Brazil: 13.06 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Haiti: 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
Brazil 13.06 1 2000 - 2021
Mexico 7.04 2 2000 - 2021
Chile 4.47 3 2000 - 2021
Argentina 1.07 4 2000 - 2021
Honduras 0.51 5 2000 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 0.49 6 2000 - 2021
Puerto Rico 0.49 7 2000 - 2021
El Salvador 0.48 8 2000 - 2021
Panama 0.47 9 2000 - 2021
Peru 0.34 10 2000 - 2021
Uruguay 0.26 11 2000 - 2021
Cuba 0.25 12 2000 - 2021
Colombia 0.18 13 2000 - 2021
Bolivia 0.17 14 2000 - 2021
Guatemala 0.1 15 2000 - 2021
Ecuador 0.03 16 2000 - 2021
Nicaragua 0.02 17 2000 - 2021
Venezuela 0.01 18 2000 - 2021
Haiti 0 19 2000 - 2021
Paraguay 0 20 2000 - 2021



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