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Solar electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 12 countries was 1.63 million kilowatts. The highest value was in Brazil: 13.06 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Paraguay: 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 -
Chile 4.47 2 -
Argentina 1.07 3 -
Peru 0.34 4 -
Uruguay 0.26 5 -
Colombia 0.18 6 -
Bolivia 0.17 7 -
Ecuador 0.03 8 -
Guyana 0.01 9 -
Suriname 0.01 10 -
Venezuela 0.01 11 -
Paraguay 0 12 -



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