Electricity production from solar photovoltaic reached 1,335 GWh in 2017 in Austria, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 21.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic in Austria reached an all time high of 1,335 GWh in 2017 and an all time low of 0 GWh in 1991. When compared to Austria's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic in Germany amounted to 39,895 GWh, 410 GWh in Hungary, 25,207 GWh in Italy and 1,576 GWh in Switzerland in 2017.
Austria has been ranked 28th within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic, 12 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.