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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 GDP

Total/Cumulative Solar Power per GDP (end of 2011):

Country — Total Cumulative MW per $1 Billion of GDP:

  1. Czech Rep. — 9.100
  2. Germany — 6.899
  3. Italy — 5.801
  4. Slovakia — 4.870
  5. Belgium — 3.931
  6. Spain — 2.946
  7. Bulgaria — 2.523
  8. Greece — 2.082
  9. Slovenia — 1.633
  10. Malta — 1.349
  11. Ukraine — 1.152
  12. France — 0.958
  13. Australia — 0.872
  14. Japan — 0.837
  15. Israel — 0.807
  16. Portugal — 0.770
  17. South Korea — 0.675
  18. Luxembourg — 0.514
  19. China — 0.424
  20. Austria — 0.420
  21. UK — 0.362
  22. Cyprus — 0.361
  23. Switzerland — 0.340
  24. Canada — 0.324
  25. USA — 0.290
  26. India — 0.275
  27. Taiwan — 0.218
  28. Netherlands — 0.123
  29. Denmark — 0.048
  30. Mexico — 0.035
  31. Hungary — 0.029
  32. Sweden — 0.028
  33. Romania — 0.016
  34. Ireland — 0.014
  35. Brazil — 0.013
  36. Turkey — 0.008
  37. Poland — 0.006

New Solar Power per GDP (2011):

Country — New MW of Solar Power per $1 Billion GDP:

  1. Italy — 4.222
  2. Slovakia — 3.341
  3. Germany — 2.093
  4. Belgium — 1.897
  5. Bulgaria — 1.869
  6. Greece — 1.406
  7. Ukraine — 1.140
  8. Malta — 1.124
  9. Slovenia — 0.928
  10. France — 0.602
  11. Israel — 0.535
  12. Australia — 0.520
  13. UK — 0.324
  14. China — 0.301
  15. Spain — 0.249
  16. Japan — 0.221
  17. Canada — 0.210
  18. Austria — 0.191
  19. India — 0.179
  20. Switzerland — 0.165
  21. Taiwan — 0.150
  22. Portugal — 0.138
  23. USA — 0.123
  24. Cyprus — 0.120
  25. Luxembourg — 0.086
  26. South Korea — 0.082
  27. Denmark — 0.030
  28. Czech Rep. — 0.028
  29. Netherlands — 0.024
  30. Hungary — 0.021
  31. Ireland — 0.014
  32. Romania — 0.011
  33. Mexico — 0.009
  34. Turkey — 0.006
  35. Sweden — 0.006
  36. Brazil — 0.002
  37. Poland — 0.002

 
 
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