Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic rose 4.72% to 39,895 GWh in Germany in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic (GWh)
Energy & Utility | Germany | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic reached 39,895 GWh in 2017 in Germany, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 4.72 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic in Germany reached an all time high of 39,895 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 1.00 GWh in 1990. When compared to Germany's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic in Austria amounted to 1,335 GWh, 3,048 GWh in Belgium, 9,163 GWh in France and 165 GWh in Poland in 2017.

Germany has been ranked 6th within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic, 3 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
Czech Republic GWh 2,118 2,173 2,070 2,123 2,264
France GWh 2,078 4,016 4,735 5,913 7,262
Germany GWh 19,599 26,380 31,010 36,056 38,726
Hungary GWh 1.00 8.00 25.0 56.0 123
Italy GWh 10,796 18,862 21,589 22,306 22,942
Luxembourg GWh 25.7 38.3 73.7 94.7 104
Netherlands GWh 100 254 516 785 1,122
Poland GWh ... ... 0.200 1.10 1.50 7.00 57.0
Russia GWh 1.20 4.21 10.8 160 336
Spain GWh 8,680 11,966 13,111 13,673 13,858
Switzerland GWh 170 302 505 851 1,130
Ukraine GWh 30.0 333 570 429 477