Solar Capacity (Cumulative Installed Photovoltaic Power) rose 15.7% to 885 MW in Philippines in 2017

Solar Capacity (Cumulative Installed Photovoltaic Power) (MW)
Energy & Utility | Philippines | December 26, 2018
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Solar capacity in terms of cumulative installed photovoltaic power reached 885 MW in 2017 in Philippines, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 15.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, solar capacity in terms of cumulative installed photovoltaic power in Philippines reached an all time high of 885 MW in 2017 and an all time low of 1.00 MW in 2005. When compared to Philippines's main peers, solar capacity in terms of cumulative installed photovoltaic power in China amounted to 131,000 MW and 1,733 MW in Taiwan in 2017.

Philippines has been ranked 31st within the group of 43 countries we follow in terms of solar capacity in terms of cumulative installed photovoltaic power, 2 places above 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.

Solar Capacity (Cumulative Installed Photovoltaic Power) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia MW 1,377 2,415 3,226 4,088 5,109
Cambodia MW ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China MW 3,300 7,060 17,740 28,380 43,530
Hong Kong MW ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India MW 562 923 1,283 3,290 5,168
Indonesia MW ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Japan MW 4,914 6,743 13,599 23,300 34,151
Laos MW ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Malaysia MW 13.5 34.0 141 206 264
Philippines MW 1.00 1.00 1.00 22.0 132
Russia MW ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Singapore MW ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Taiwan MW 118 223 392 620 842
Thailand MW 242 388 824 1,299 1,420
USA MW 3,959 7,328 12,079 18,317 25,674
Vietnam MW ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...