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  • Guam, with no conventional energy resources, relies largely on petroleum products shipped in by tanker, as well as local wind and solar resources used to generate electricity.
  • Electricity use is increasing on Guam, and the island's sole power utility exceeded 51,000 customers for the first time in 2017.
  • The U.S. military accounts for one-fifth of the Guam's electricity consumption.
  • With the addition of about 120 megawatts of new solar generation expected by 2021, Guam expects to reach its 2035 goal to generate 25% of its electricity from renewables by 2021.
  • In Guam, about 40% of the petroleum consumed is jet fuel, 30% is unleaded gasoline, 20% is diesel oil, and the remaining 10% is premium gasoline and propane.

Last Updated: October 18, 2018

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