Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources (As % of Total) rose to 0.062% in Latvia in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Latvia | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources as a percentage of total reached 0.062 % in 2017 in Latvia, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 14.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources as a percentage of total in Latvia reached an all time high of 0.062 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 2010. When compared to Latvia's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources as a percentage of total in Belarus amounted to 0.206 %, 0.090 % in Estonia, 1.61 % in Lithuania and 0.050 % in Russia in 2017.

Latvia has been ranked 64th within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources as a percentage of total.

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 Sources (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Belarus % ... ... ... ... 0.001% 0.006% 0.026%
China % 0.055% 0.072% 0.154% 0.416% 0.749%
Estonia % 0.002% 0.002% 0.002% 0.002% 0.052%
Finland % 0.007% 0.008% 0.009% 0.011% 0.014%
Germany % 3.20% 4.19% 4.85% 5.75% 5.99%
Japan % 0.493% 0.666% 1.19% 2.22% 3.35%
Latvia % ... 0.003% 0.003% 0.003% 0.004% 0.029%
Lithuania % ... ... 0.002% 0.046% 0.941% 1.66% 1.49%
Poland % ... ... < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% 0.004% 0.035%
Russia % < 0.001% < 0.001% 0.001% 0.015% 0.031%
USA % 0.109% 0.210% 0.370% 0.670% 0.907%
Ukraine % 0.015% 0.167% 0.293% 0.235% 0.291%