U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Country Analysis Note
- American Samoa is nearly 100 percent dependent on imported fossil fuels, including diesel fuel for its electric power generation.
- As of January 2012, the average electricity price in American Samoa was 49 cents per kilowatthour.
- A significant amount of American Samoa's electricity is used to pump and treat drinking water.
- American Samoa Power Authority's largest solar facility, a new 1.75-megawatt photovoltaic array near Pago Pago's airport, is expected to replace 7 percent of electricity generation from diesel fuel.
- American Samoa Power Authority has set up 11 measuring stations to assess where wind turbines could be built.
Analysis Last Updated: July 2012
Overview data for American Samoa+ EXPAND ALL
-- = Not applicable; NA = Not available; F = Forecast value
Sources: EIA. For more detailed data, see International Energy Statistics.
Data last updated: February 12, 2013
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