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Solar electricity capacity, million kilowatts, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 27 countries was 5.98 million kilowatts. The highest value was in Germany: 58.73 million kilowatts and the lowest value was in Latvia: 0.01 million kilowatts. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million kilowatts; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Countries Solar electricity capacity, 2021 Global rank Available data
Germany 58.73 1 2000 - 2021
Italy 22.7 2 2000 - 2021
Spain 15.95 3 2000 - 2021
France 14.72 4 2000 - 2021
Netherlands 14.25 5 2000 - 2021
Poland 7.67 6 2000 - 2021
Belgium 6.43 7 2000 - 2021
Greece 3.53 8 2000 - 2021
Austria 2.69 9 2000 - 2021
Hungary 2.13 10 2000 - 2021
Czechia 2.12 11 2000 - 2021
Portugal 1.8 12 2000 - 2021
Sweden 1.61 13 2000 - 2021
Denmark 1.54 14 2000 - 2021
Romania 1.4 15 2000 - 2021
Bulgaria 1.19 16 2000 - 2021
Slovakia 0.54 17 2000 - 2021
Estonia 0.41 18 2000 - 2021
Finland 0.4 19 2000 - 2021
Slovenia 0.38 20 2000 - 2021
Cyprus 0.32 21 2000 - 2021
Lithuania 0.25 22 2000 - 2021
Luxembourg 0.21 23 2000 - 2021
Malta 0.2 24 2000 - 2021
Ireland 0.14 25 2000 - 2021
Croatia 0.11 26 2000 - 2021
Latvia 0.01 27 2000 - 2021



Definition: Installed capacity to produce electricity from sunlight in million kilowatts.
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