Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita rose 17.1% to 1.89 kWh in Bangladesh in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | Bangladesh | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita reached 1.89 kWh in 2017 in Bangladesh, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 17.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 1.89 kWh in 2017 and an all time low of < 0.001 kWh in 1997. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in China amounted to 77.6 kWh and 16.7 kWh in India in 2017.

Bangladesh has been ranked 70th within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita, 30 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 Sources Per Capita Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh kWh 0.533 0.698 1.17 1.35 1.40
Bhutan kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China kWh 1.91 2.62 6.07 17.0 31.4
India kWh 0.678 1.70 2.75 3.90 5.17
Japan kWh 42.8 58.1 102 186 274
Laos kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Myanmar kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Nepal kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Pakistan kWh 0.155 0.373 0.808 1.31 1.80
Russia kWh 0.008 0.029 0.076 1.13 2.38
Sri Lanka kWh 0.417 0.476 0.679 1.32 2.28
Thailand kWh 1.42 6.87 14.9 23.4 28.7
USA kWh 15.1 28.5 50.3 91.1 122