2008 to 2018
*The source adds the following information: "The renewable power capacity data shown in these tables represents the maximum net generating capacity of power plants and other installations that use renewable energy sources to produce electricity. For most countries and technologies, the data reflects the capacity installed and connected at the end of the calendar year. The data is presented in megawatts (MW) rounded to the nearest one megawatt, with figures between zero and 0.5MW shown as a 0.
Data has been obtained from a variety of sources, including: the IRENA questionnaire; official statistics; industry association reports; and other reports and news articles.
**Numbers followed by the letter “o” are figures that have been obtained from official sources such as national statistical offices, government departments, regulators and power companies.
***The letter “u” follows figures that have been obtained from unofficial sources, such as industry associations and news articles. The letter “e” follows figures that have been estimated by IRENA from a variety of different data sources. All data from the IRENA questionnaire is presented without any indicator."