Connected and cumulated solar photovoltaic capacity in the European Union (EU-28) in 2017, by country (in megawatts)

Solar capacity connected and cumulated in the European Union (EU-28) 2017, by country This statistic shows the connected and cumulated solar photovoltaic capacity in the European Union (EU-28) in 2017. The country with the highest connected and cumulated solar photovoltaic capacity was Germany, amounting to 42,394 megawatts. This was by far the highest in the European Union, with Italy having the second highest capacity at 19,692.4 megawatts. In 2017, Germany had an installed and connected capacity of 1,678 megawatts.
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Connected and cumulated capacity in megawatts
Germany 42,394
Italy 19,692.4
United Kingdom 12,759.7
France 8,074.6
Spain 5,107.9
Belgium 3,846
Netherlands 2,749
Greece 2,605.5
Czechia2,040.3
Romania 1,374
Austria 1,248
Bulgaria 1,028.2
Denmark 909.9
Portugal 569
Slovakia533
Hungary 368
Poland 271.2
Slovenia 258.1
Sweden 231
Luxembourg 127
Malta 109.2
Cyprus 105.3
Lithuania 82.1
Finland 61
Croatia 51.5
Ireland 9
Latvia 1.3
Estonia 0
Connected and cumulated capacity in megawatts
Germany 42,394
Italy 19,692.4
United Kingdom 12,759.7
France 8,074.6
Spain 5,107.9
Belgium 3,846
Netherlands 2,749
Greece 2,605.5
Czechia2,040.3
Romania 1,374
Austria 1,248
Bulgaria 1,028.2
Denmark 909.9
Portugal 569
Slovakia533
Hungary 368
Poland 271.2
Slovenia 258.1
Sweden 231
Luxembourg 127
Malta 109.2
Cyprus 105.3
Lithuania 82.1
Finland 61
Croatia 51.5
Ireland 9
Latvia 1.3
Estonia 0
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This statistic shows the connected and cumulated solar photovoltaic capacity in the European Union (EU-28) in 2017. The country with the highest connected and cumulated solar photovoltaic capacity was Germany, amounting to 42,394 megawatts. This was by far the highest in the European Union, with Italy having the second highest capacity at 19,692.4 megawatts. In 2017, Germany had an installed and connected capacity of 1,678 megawatts.
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Release date
May 2018
Region
Europe, EU
Survey time period
2013 to 2017
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* Estimates.
** Includes overseas departments for France.
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