Solar capacity connected and cumulated in the European Union (EU-28) 2018, by country

This statistic shows the connected and cumulated solar photovoltaic capacity in the European Union (EU-28) in 2018. The country with the highest connected and cumulated solar photovoltaic capacity was Germany, amounting to 45,277 megawatts. This was by far the highest in the European Union, with Italy having the second highest capacity at 20,107 megawatts.
In 2018, Germany had an installed and connected capacity of 2,938 megawatts.

Connected and cumulated solar photovoltaic capacity in the European Union (EU-28) in 2018, by country

Connected and cumulated capacity in megawatts
Germany 45,277
Italy 20,107
United Kingdom 13,054
France 9,466
Spain 4,751
Netherlands 4,300
Belgium 4,254.5
Greece 2,651.6
Czechia2,048.9
Austria 1,433
Romania 1,377
Bulgaria 1,036
Denmark 1,002
Hungary 754
Portugal 671
Slovakia531
Poland 486.5
Sweden 424.1
Slovenia 256
Luxembourg 134
Malta 131.3
Finland 125
Cyprus 113.1
Lithuania 74
Croatia 61
Ireland 29
Latvia 1
Estonia 0
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Source

Release date

2019

Region

Europe, EU

Survey time period

2013 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Estimates.
** Includes overseas departments for France.

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