Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita rose 39.8% to 239 kWh in USA in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | USA | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita reached 239 kWh in 2017 in USA, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 39.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in USA reached an all time high of 239 kWh in 2017 and an all time low of 0.013 kWh in 1983. When compared to USA's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in Canada amounted to 89.9 kWh, 77.6 kWh in China, 499 kWh in Japan and 4.84 kWh in Mexico in 2017.

USA has been ranked 8th within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita.

Solar technologies are broadly characterised as either passive solar or active solar, depending on the way they capture, convert and distribute solar energy.

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia kWh 90.0 105 166 211 251
Belize kWh 0.633 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada kWh 16.6 25.3 42.8 60.0 81.4
China kWh 1.91 2.62 6.07 17.0 31.4
Guatemala kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Honduras kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India kWh 0.678 1.70 2.75 3.90 5.17
Japan kWh 42.8 58.1 102 186 274
Mexico kWh 0.344 0.573 0.871 1.80 1.98
Russia kWh 0.008 0.029 0.076 1.13 2.38
South Korea kWh 18.8 22.6 32.7 52.0 80.7
USA kWh 15.1 28.5 50.3 91.1 122
United Kingdom kWh 3.91 21.6 32.0 64.2 119