Solar power net generation in the United States from 2000 to 2017 (in million kilowatt hours)*

Renewables: solar power generation in the U.S. 2000-2017 This statistic represents the net generation of solar electricity in the United States between 2000 and 2017. In 2017, around 53 billion kilowatt hours of solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) power were generated in the United States.
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YearNet generation in million kilowatt hours
2000493
2001543
2002555
2003534
2004575
2005550
2006508
2007612
2008864
2009891
20101,212
20111,818
20124,327
20139,036
201417,691
201524,893
201636,054
201752,958
YearNet generation in million kilowatt hours
2000493
2001543
2002555
2003534
2004575
2005550
2006508
2007612
2008864
2009891
20101,212
20111,818
20124,327
20139,036
201417,691
201524,893
201636,054
201752,958
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This statistic represents the net generation of solar electricity in the United States between 2000 and 2017. In 2017, around 53 billion kilowatt hours of solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) power were generated in the United States.
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Release date
April 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2000 to 2017
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* Solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) energy.

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