Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita rose 5.11% to 490 kWh in Germany in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | Germany | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita reached 490 kWh in 2017 in Germany, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.11 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in Germany reached an all time high of 490 kWh in 2017 and an all time low of 0.012 kWh in 1991. When compared to Germany's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in Austria amounted to 157 kWh, 274 kWh in Belgium, 141 kWh in France and 4.38 kWh in Poland in 2017.

Germany has been ranked 2nd 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
Austria kWh 20.7 40.0 74.0 92.6 110
Belgium kWh 106 195 239 260 275
Czech Republic kWh 200 204 194 199 212
France kWh 32.7 63.0 73.9 92.0 113
Germany kWh 237 319 376 439 473
Hungary kWh 0.100 0.804 2.52 5.67 12.5
Italy kWh 178 317 355 367 378
Luxembourg kWh 49.9 73.3 140 178 193
Netherlands kWh 6.03 15.2 30.9 47.0 67.1
Poland kWh ... ... 0.005 0.029 0.039 0.184 1.51
Russia kWh 0.008 0.029 0.076 1.13 2.38
Spain kWh 187 257 281 292 296
Switzerland kWh 21.5 37.9 62.8 105 138
Ukraine kWh 0.656 7.33 12.7 9.61 10.8