Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources (As % of Total) rose to 2.96% in Romania in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Romania | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources as a percentage of total reached 2.96 % in 2017 in Romania, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.78 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources as a percentage of total in Romania reached an all time high of 2.99 % in 2015 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 2007. When compared to Romania's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources as a percentage of total in Bulgaria amounted to 3.00 %, 1.25 % in Hungary and 0.374 % in Ukraine in 2017.

Romania has been ranked 14th 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
Austria % 0.264% 0.466% 0.920% 1.21% 1.44%
Bulgaria % 0.199% 1.72% 3.11% 2.64% 2.81%
Czech Republic % 2.42% 2.48% 2.38% 2.47% 2.70%
Greece % 1.03% 2.78% 6.38% 7.51% 7.52%
Hungary % 0.003% 0.023% 0.083% 0.191% 0.405%
Moldova % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Poland % ... ... < 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% 0.004% 0.035%
Romania % 0.002% 0.014% 0.713% 2.05% 2.99%
Russia % < 0.001% < 0.001% 0.001% 0.015% 0.031%
Serbia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Slovakia % 1.41% 1.49% 2.06% 2.19% 1.86%
Turkey % 0.001% 0.002% 0.003% 0.007% 0.074%
Ukraine % 0.015% 0.167% 0.293% 0.235% 0.291%