Renewables: solar power generation in the U.S. 2000-2018

This statistic represents the net generation of solar electricity in the United States between 2000 and 2018. In 2018, around 66.6 billion kilowatt hours of solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) power were generated in the United States.

Solar power net generation in the United States from 2000 to 2018 (in million kilowatt hours)*

YearNet generation in million kilowatt hours
201866,604
201753,286
201636,054
201524,893
201417,691
20139,036
20124,327
20111,818
20101,212
2009891
2008864
2007612
2006508
2005550
2004575
2003534
2002555
2001543
2000493
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2000 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) energy.

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