Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic rose 20.7% to 1,883 GWh in Netherlands in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic (GWh)
Energy & Utility | Netherlands | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic reached 1,883 GWh in 2017 in Netherlands, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 20.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic in Netherlands reached an all time high of 1,883 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 1.00 GWh in 1992. When compared to Netherlands's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic in Belgium amounted to 3,048 GWh, 789 GWh in Denmark, 39,895 GWh in Germany and 11,479 GWh in United Kingdom in 2017.

Netherlands has been ranked 22nd within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic, 9 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

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
Austria GWh 174 337 626 785 937
Belgium GWh 1,169 2,148 2,644 2,883 3,053
Denmark GWh 15.1 104 518 596 604
France GWh 2,078 4,016 4,735 5,913 7,262
Germany GWh 19,599 26,380 31,010 36,056 38,726
Ireland GWh 0.542 0.646 0.699 0.946 1.62
Luxembourg GWh 25.7 38.3 73.7 94.7 104
Netherlands GWh 100 254 516 785 1,122
Norway GWh 7.80 8.20 9.00 10.7 12.5
Poland GWh ... ... 0.200 1.10 1.50 7.00 57.0
Sweden GWh 13.0 19.0 35.0 47.0 97.0
United Kingdom GWh 244 1,354 2,010 4,054 7,546