Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita rose 20.7% to 113 kWh in Netherlands in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | Netherlands | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita reached 113 kWh in 2017 in Netherlands, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 20.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in Netherlands reached an all time high of 113 kWh in 2017 and an all time low of 0.065 kWh in 1995. When compared to Netherlands's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in Belgium amounted to 274 kWh, 140 kWh in Denmark, 490 kWh in Germany and 180 kWh in United Kingdom in 2017.

Netherlands has been ranked 23rd within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita, 11 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
Austria kWh 20.7 40.0 74.0 92.6 110
Belgium kWh 106 195 239 260 275
Denmark kWh 2.72 18.6 92.4 106 108
France kWh 32.7 63.0 73.9 92.0 113
Germany kWh 237 319 376 439 473
Ireland kWh 0.120 0.142 0.152 0.204 0.345
Luxembourg kWh 49.9 73.3 140 178 193
Netherlands kWh 6.03 15.2 30.9 47.0 67.1
Norway kWh 1.58 1.65 1.79 2.11 2.45
Poland kWh ... ... 0.005 0.029 0.039 0.184 1.51
Sweden kWh 1.38 2.00 3.67 4.91 10.1
United Kingdom kWh 3.91 21.6 32.0 64.2 119