Electricity production from solar photovoltaic reached 3,048 GWh in 2017 in Belgium, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.23 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, electricity production from solar photovoltaic in Belgium reached an all time high of 3,086 GWh in 2016 and an all time low of 1.00 GWh in 2004. When compared to Belgium's main peers, electricity production from solar photovoltaic in France amounted to 9,163 GWh, 39,895 GWh in Germany, 103 GWh in Luxembourg and 1,883 GWh in Netherlands in 2017.
Belgium has been ranked 19th within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from solar photovoltaic, 7 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.