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Top Solar Power Countries (Per Capita, Per GDP, Per TWh of Electricity Produced, & in Total)

What are the top countries in the world for new and total installed solar power? Or for solar power per capita? Or per GDP? Or per electricity production? Check out this post for the answers. […]

Top Solar Power Countries Per TWh of Electricity Production

Total/Cumulative Solar Power per TWh of Electricity Production (end of 2011):

Country — MW of Solar Power per TWh of Electricity Production (Total):

  1. Italy — 42.770
  2. Germany — 39.739
  3. Belgium — 23.968
  4. Czech Rep. — 22.806
  5. Slovakia — 17.080
  6. Spain — 14.647
  7. Greece — 11.861
  8. Luxembourg — 9.506
  9. Malta — 5.698
  10. Australia — 5.291
  11. Slovenia — 5.181
  12. France — 4.639
  13. Japan — 4.291
  14. Israel — 3.362
  15. Portugal — 3.297
  16. Switzerland — 3.034
  17. Bulgaria — 2.935
  18. Austria — 2.486
  19. UK — 2.295
  20. Cyprus — 1.949
  21. South Korea — 1.516
  22. USA — 1.013
  23. Ukraine — 1.011
  24. Netherlands — 0.897
  25. Canada — 0.894
  26. China — 0.735
  27. India — 0.500
  28. Denmark — 0.415
  29. Taiwan — 0.413
  30. Mexico — 0.148
  31. Hungary — 0.107
  32. Ireland — 0.106
  33. Sweden — 0.097
  34. Brazil — 0.066
  35. Romania — 0.050
  36. Turkey — 0.029
  37. Poland — 0.019

New Solar Power per TWh of Electricity Production (2011):

Country — MW of New Solar Power Capacity per TWh of Electricity Production (Total):

  1. Italy — 31.133
  2. Germany — 12.053
  3. Slovakia — 11.715
  4. Belgium — 11.568
  5. Greece — 8.008
  6. Malta — 4.748
  7. Australia — 3.155
  8. Slovenia — 2.942
  9. France — 2.915
  10. Israel — 2.230
  11. Bulgaria — 2.174
  12. UK — 2.057
  13. Luxembourg — 1.584
  14. Switzerland — 1.475
  15. Spain — 1.238
  16. Japan — 1.132
  17. Austria — 1.130
  18. Ukraine — 1.001
  19. Cyprus — 0.650
  20. Portugal — 0.591
  21. Canada — 0.578
  22. China — 0.523
  23. USA — 0.429
  24. India — 0.325
  25. Taiwan — 0.283
  26. Denmark — 0.259
  27. South Korea — 0.185
  28. Netherlands — 0.174
  29. Ireland — 0.106
  30. Hungary — 0.080
  31. Czech Rep. — 0.070
  32. Mexico — 0.037
  33. Romania — 0.033
  34. Turkey — 0.024
  35. Sweden — 0.019
  36. Brazil — 0.010
  37. Poland — 0.006

 

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