U.S. capital cost of energy by technology 2019

This statistic shows the estimated capital costs for energy generation technologies in the United States in 2019, by energy technology. During this time, the capital cost of community solar PV systems had a low estimate of 1,600 U.S. dollars per kilowatt to a high estimate of 2,250 U.S. dollars per kilowatt.

Estimated capital costs of energy generation in the U.S. in 2019, by technology

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Release date

November 2019


United States

Survey time period


Supplementary notes

Analysis does not reflect potential impact of evolving regulations/rules promulgated pursuant to the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.

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