Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita rose 5.32% to 89.9 kWh in Canada in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | Canada | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita reached 89.9 kWh in 2017 in Canada, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.32 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in Canada reached an all time high of 89.9 kWh in 2017 and an all time low of 0.071 kWh in 1994. When compared to Canada's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in Australia amounted to 366 kWh, 4.84 kWh in Mexico, 180 kWh in United Kingdom and 239 kWh in USA in 2017.

Canada has been ranked 25th within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita, 8 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
Australia kWh 90.0 105 166 211 251
Belgium kWh 106 195 239 260 275
Belize kWh 0.633 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada kWh 16.6 25.3 42.8 60.0 81.4
China kWh 1.91 2.62 6.07 17.0 31.4
France kWh 32.7 63.0 73.9 92.0 113
Germany kWh 237 319 376 439 473
Guatemala kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Honduras kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Indonesia kWh 0.003 0.012 0.022 0.027 0.021
Ireland kWh 0.120 0.142 0.152 0.204 0.345
Japan kWh 42.8 58.1 102 186 274
Malaysia kWh < 0.001 1.61 4.77 7.58 9.00
Mexico kWh 0.344 0.573 0.871 1.80 1.98
New Zealand kWh 0.936 1.08 1.59 3.89 7.55
Papua New Guinea kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
USA kWh 15.1 28.5 50.3 91.1 122
United Kingdom kWh 3.91 21.6 32.0 64.2 119