Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita rose 729% to 3.49 kWh in Brazil in 2017

Electricity Production from Solar Photovoltaic Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | Brazil | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita reached 3.49 kWh in 2017 in Brazil, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 729 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in Brazil reached an all time high of 3.49 kWh in 2017 and an all time low of < 0.001 kWh in 2004. When compared to Brazil's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita in Peru amounted to 9.16 kWh and 0.316 kWh in Venezuela in 2017.

Brazil has been ranked 63rd within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic sources per capita, 13 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
Bolivia kWh 0.291 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Brazil kWh 0.001 0.005 0.024 0.080 0.292
Chile kWh ... ... ... 0.020 0.385 27.7 71.0
Colombia kWh 0.631 0.837 1.14 1.46 1.79
Guyana kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Paraguay kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Peru kWh ... ... ... 2.00 6.51 6.52 7.46
Trinidad and Tobago kWh 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
Venezuela kWh ... 0.101 0.175 0.177 0.220 0.284