Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic rose 64.8% to 30.8 GWh in Norway in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic (GWh)
Energy & Utility | Norway | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic reached 30.8 GWh in 2017 in Norway, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 64.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic in Norway reached an all time high of 30.8 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 4.90 GWh in 2000. When compared to Norway's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic in Denmark amounted to 789 GWh, 27.0 GWh in Finland and 188 GWh in Sweden in 2017.

Norway has been ranked 65th within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic, 40 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
Australia GWh 2,045 2,412 3,847 4,952 5,958
Denmark GWh 15.1 104 518 596 604
Finland GWh 5.30 5.70 6.50 7.80 9.50
Germany GWh 19,599 26,380 31,010 36,056 38,726
Iceland GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Indonesia GWh 0.770 3.01 5.50 6.81 5.28
Netherlands GWh 100 254 516 785 1,122
New Zealand GWh 4.13 4.82 7.12 17.6 34.4
Norway GWh 7.80 8.20 9.00 10.7 12.5
Papua New Guinea GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia GWh 1.20 4.21 10.8 160 336
Sweden GWh 13.0 19.0 35.0 47.0 97.0
United Kingdom GWh 244 1,354 2,010 4,054 7,546