Countries with the highest share of solar consumption 2018

This statistic represents the leading solar power consuming countries worldwide in 2018. The United States accounted for approximately 16.6 percent of the world's solar consumption that year, making it the world's second-largest solar power consumer.

Leading countries based on global share of solar energy consumption in 2018*

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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Based on gross generation and not accounting for cross-border electricity supply.

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