Solar Energy Capacity

This key economic indicator for the Solar Energy sector has been recently updated.

  1. In 2019, Solar Energy Capacity in China jumped by 7.3% compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 United States Solar Energy Capacity rose 26.1% year on year totalising 52,779 Megawatts.
  3. In 2019 China was number 1 in Solar Energy Capacity.
  4. In 2019 Czech Republic was number 21 in Solar Energy Capacity at 2,199 Megawatts, moving from 23 in 2018.

Top Countries in Solar Energy Capacity

# 39 Countries Megawatts Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
84,571.95 2019 +7.3 % +24.4 % View data
2 #2
Japan
57,925.00 2019 +4.4 % +19.9 % View data
3 #3
United States
52,779.00 2019 +2.6 % +26.1 % View data
4 #4
Germany
47,820.00 2019 +4.1 % +4.8 % View data
5 #5
Italy
21,391.73 2019 +6.3 % +2.8 % View data
6 #6
India
16,592.50 2019 -7.2 % +65.5 % View data
7 #7
United Kingdom
14,161.40 2019 +8.0 % +20.7 % View data
8 #8
France
9,918.80 2019 +4.6 % +10.4 % View data
9 #9
Australia
9,315.60 2019 -4.6 % +18.4 % View data
10 #10
South Korea
7,820.60 2019 -0.5 % +25.8 % View data
11 #11
Spain
7,443.90 2019 +5.6 % +1.2 % View data
12 #12
Turkey
4,818.00 2019 -4.9 % +159.4 % View data
13 #13
Belgium
4,173.10 2019 +3.7 % +6.7 % View data
14 #14
Netherlands
4,066.20 2019 -2.0 % +31.1 % View data
15 #15
Canada
3,297.00 2019 +5.9 % +12.3 % View data
16 #16
South Africa
3,060.20 2019 +3.4 % +21.4 % View data
17 #17
Thailand
2,943.50 2019 +8.0 % +17.7 % View data
18 #18
Greece
2,846.40 2019 +7.3 % +1.9 % View data
19 #19
Taiwan
2,546.80 2019 -2.7 % +32.6 % View data
20 #20
Switzerland
2,319.00 2019 +3.3 % +16.9 % View data
21 #21
Czech Republic
2,199.00 2019 +5.8 % +1.2 % View data
22 #22
Chile
2,183.00 2019 +2.1 % +58.1 % View data
23 #23
Mexico
2,166.20 2019 -15.2 % +79.6 % View data
24 #24
Ukraine
1,904.50 2019 -4.9 % +18.4 % View data
25 #25
Romania
1,503.00 2019 +9.1 % +3.1 % View data
26 #26
Austria
1,491.10 2019 +4.2 % +13.7 % View data
27 #27
Pakistan
1,423.90 2019 -9.2 % +53.9 % View data
28 #28
Israel
1,130.70 2019 +5.1 % +10.8 % View data
29 #29
Bulgaria
1,114.00 2019 +7.6 % +1.7 % View data
30 #30
Denmark
1,051.80 2019 +5.4 % +11.6 % View data
31 #31
Philippines
959.20 2019 +8.2 % +110.9 % View data
32 #32
Portugal
690.90 2019 +3.1 % +10.7 % View data
33 #33
Hungary
617.00 2019 -7.2 % +47.3 % View data
34 #34
Slovakia
567.00 2019 +6.8 % +1.2 % View data
35 #35
Honduras
544.10 2019 +5.5 % +153.5 % View data
36 #36
Malaysia
437.20 2019 -0.1 % +21.4 % View data
37 #37
Sweden
408.00 2019 -3.1 % +46.7 % View data
38 #38
Finland
116.70 2019 -6.4 % +60.4 % View data
39 #39
Norway
65.10 2019 -4.8 % +38.0 % View data

Source: British Petroleum

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