U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Country Analysis Note
- Guam has no conventional energy resources and relies on petroleum products shipped in by tanker to meet almost all its energy needs.
- As of January 2012, Guam Power Authority prices averaged 27 cents per kilowatthour.
- In 2011, the Public Utility Commission approved two Guam Power Authority contracts for the first commercial wind and solar projects, which total 35 megawatts and are due to begin operation in 2014-2015; currently, the Navy and Air Force bases on Guam are installing solar arrays and water heaters in living quarters and linking electricity generation from solar energy to the main grid to reduce fuel use.
- Guam Power Authority is pursuing the potential for seawater air-conditioning, in which cold water drawn from offshore chills seaside building air-conditioning systems.
- Guam's Renewable Portfolio Goal calls for 5 percent of net electricity sales to come from renewable energy resources by 2015 and 25 percent by 2035.
Analysis Last Updated: July 2012
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-- = 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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