Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic rose 119% to 130 GWh in Iran in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic (GWh)
Energy & Utility | Iran | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic reached 130 GWh in 2017 in Iran, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 119 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic in Iran reached an all time high of 130 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 0.300 GWh in 2008. When compared to Iran's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic in Iraq amounted to 62.1 GWh, 970 GWh in Pakistan and 6.96 GWh in Turkmenistan in 2017.

Iran has been ranked 52nd within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic.

Solar technologies are broadly characterised as either passive solar or active solar, depending on the way they capture, convert and distribute solar energy.

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Afghanistan GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China GWh 2,610 3,595 8,374 23,512 43,560
India GWh 827 2,099 3,433 4,909 6,566
Iran GWh 18.9 18.9 18.9 18.9 20.0
Iraq GWh ... ... ... ... 50.2 62.1 62.1
Kazakhstan GWh ... ... ... ... 0.787 1.24 46.2
Kuwait GWh ... ... ... ... 0.200 3.30 5.10
Pakistan GWh 27.2 66.7 147 241 336
Saudi Arabia GWh ... 0.300 32.3 42.5 61.2 81.6
Syria GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Turkmenistan GWh 0.457 0.981 1.85 3.12 5.22
Uzbekistan GWh ... ... ... ... 1.50 1.50 1.80