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Solar Energy Statistics

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Average solar panel size needed to power the average home600 sq. ft.
Average cost of installing a 600 sq. ft. solar system$52,500
Solar energy share of global energy consumption0.9 %
Average annual growth rate of global solar energy capacity102 %
Amount of solar energy that hits the earth each year8.2 Million Quads
Total quads currently used by the entire globe annually400 Quads
Percent of earth that would need to be covered with solar panels to power it0.0005 %
Barrels of oil saved annually by all solar energy users75 Million Barrels
Tonnes of carbon dioxide saved annually by all solar energy users35 Million Tonnes
Countries with the most installed solar energy in MWMW
Germany9,785
Spain3,386
Japan2,633
United States1,650
Italy1,167
Czech Republic465
Belgium363
China305
France272
India120
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U.S. Solar Energy Production Statistics200920001990
Number of U.S. manufactures131112
Solar panels shipped10,5117,9483,645
Price per square foot$1.94$2.09$2.90
U.S. Photovoltaic Solar Production Statistics   
Number of U.S. manufactures1012119
Shipments1,282,56088,22113,837
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Ecoworld
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 1, 2017

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