Solar Energy Consumption in the United States 1990-2021

An analysis of solar energy consumption in the US shows the pace of development in this sector. At the same time, it draws attention to the opportunities this market offers to investors interested in solar stocks.

Small-Scale Solar Consumption

Small-scale solar energy consumption for electricity in the US residential sector has increased from 0,108 (Trillion Btu) in 1989 to 263,663 in 2021.

Small-scale solar energy consumption for electricity in the US commercial sector has increased from 0,176 (Trillion Btu) in 1989 to 132,659 in 2021.

Small-scale solar energy consumption for electricity in the US industrial sector has increased from 0,039 (Trillion Btu) in 1989 to 33,77 in 2021.

In summary, small-scale solar energy consumption for electricity in the US has increased from 0,323 (Trillion Btu) in 1989 to 430,093 in 2021.

Utility-Scale Solar Energy Consumption for Electricity

Utility-scale solar energy consumption for electricity in the US commercial sector has increased from 0,001 (Trillion Btu) in 2008 to 5,735 in 2021.

Utility-scale solar energy consumption for electricity in the US industrial sector has increased from 0,018 (Trillion Btu) in 2010 to 1,345 in 2021.

Utility-scale solar energy consumption for electricity in the US electric power sector has increased from 0,055 (Trillion Btu) in 1984 to 998,993 in 2021.

Total utility-scale solar energy consumption in the US has increased from 0,055 (Trillion Btu) in 1984 to 1006,072 in 2021.

Total solar energy consumption in the United States has increased from 0,055 (Trillion Btu) in 1984 to 1501,231 in 2021.


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