Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita rose 35.0% to 2.34 kWh in Latvia in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | Latvia | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita reached 2.34 kWh in 2017 in Latvia, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 35 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in Latvia reached an all time high of 2.34 kWh in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 kWh in 2010. When compared to Latvia's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in Belarus amounted to 7.83 kWh, 9.65 kWh in Estonia, 22.8 kWh in Lithuania and 3.91 kWh in Russia in 2017.

Latvia has been ranked 65th within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita.

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
Belarus kWh ... ... ... ... 0.043 0.216 0.981
China kWh 1.91 2.62 6.07 17.0 31.4
Estonia kWh 0.155 0.155 0.156 0.157 4.25
Finland kWh 0.984 1.06 1.20 1.44 1.75
Germany kWh 237 319 376 439 473
Japan kWh 42.8 58.1 102 186 274
Latvia kWh ... 0.097 0.097 0.098 0.099 0.795
Lithuania kWh ... ... 0.033 0.762 14.9 24.4 24.7
Poland kWh ... ... 0.005 0.029 0.039 0.184 1.51
Russia kWh 0.008 0.029 0.076 1.13 2.38
USA kWh 15.1 28.5 50.3 91.1 122
Ukraine kWh 0.656 7.33 12.7 9.61 10.8