Impact of March 2015 eclipse on energy generation in selected European countries

Estimated impact of the March 2015 eclipse on solar energy generation in selected European countries (gigawatts lost)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jul 15, 2015
Impact of March 2015 eclipse on energy generation in selected European countries This statistic shows the estimated impact of the solar eclipse that took place on 20 March 2015, in selected European countries. The impact of the eclipse was the subject of much interest and speculation prior to the event, as it was the first major event of its kind since 2003. The contribution of solar energy to the European energy mix has increased considerably in that time.
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Estimated impact of the March 2015 eclipse on solar energy generation in selected European countries (gigawatts lost)

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Lost capacity in gigawatts
Germany10.2
Italy2.7
Czech Republic0.7
France0.6
Greece0.5
Belgium0.4
Switzerland0.2
Austria0.15
Portugal0.08
Spain0.08
Denmark0.07
Romania0.02
Lost capacity in gigawatts
Germany10.2
Italy2.7
Czech Republic0.7
France0.6
Greece0.5
Belgium0.4
Switzerland0.2
Austria0.15
Portugal0.08
Spain0.08
Denmark0.07
Romania0.02
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jul 15, 2015
This statistic shows the estimated impact of the solar eclipse that took place on 20 March 2015, in selected European countries. The impact of the eclipse was the subject of much interest and speculation prior to the event, as it was the first major event of its kind since 2003. The contribution of solar energy to the European energy mix has increased considerably in that time.
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