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Solar electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 25 countries was 4.31 million kilowatts. The highest value was in the USA: 93.99 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in the Bahamas: 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
USA 93.99 1 2000 - 2021
Mexico 7.04 2 2000 - 2021
Canada 3.63 3 2000 - 2021
Honduras 0.51 4 2000 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 0.49 5 2000 - 2021
Puerto Rico 0.49 6 2000 - 2021
El Salvador 0.48 7 2000 - 2021
Panama 0.47 8 2000 - 2021
Cuba 0.25 9 2000 - 2021
Guatemala 0.1 10 2000 - 2021
Jamaica 0.09 11 2000 - 2021
Barbados 0.05 12 2000 - 2021
Nicaragua 0.02 13 2000 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 0.01 14 2000 - 2021
Aruba 0.01 15 2000 - 2021
Belize 0.01 16 2000 - 2021
Bahamas 0 17 2000 - 2021
Bermuda 0 18 2000 - 2021
Dominica 0 19 2000 - 2021
Grenada 0 20 2000 - 2021
Haiti 0 21 2000 - 2021
Montserrat 0 22 2000 - 2021
Saint Lucia 0 23 2000 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 0 24 2000 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 0 25 2000 - 2021



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