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Production capacity (MW)



Country 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Albania 04242424242000
Algeria10101010000000
Argentina27927927121716712960303030
Armenia 033333330
Australia4,3274,1873,8063,0492,5842,0052,0201,7121,494817
Austria2,6322,4112,0951,6841,3781,0841,014995995982
Azerbaijan2222222100
Bangladesh 022222221
Belarus3332222211
Belgium2,3862,2291,9591,6511,3751,078886563384287
Bolivia27333000000
Brazil10,7408,7155,9623,3992,5081,429931606339247
Bulgaria 69169168167450350017715857
Canada11,90011,2059,6947,6986,2005,2654,0083,3192,3691,846
Cape Verde 0262624243333
Chad 000000000
Chile1,0249337643351901901721682020
China168,690147,362114,76391,32475,32462,36441,80025,10412,2105,912
Colombia 02020202020202020
Costa Rica2982781981481471321231237474
Croatia 42334730218013189281817
Cuba 0121212127772
Curašao 1515151500000
Cyprus14714714714714713482000
Czech Republic 283283269260217215192150116
Denmark5,2285,0644,8834,7724,1623,9273,7493,4653,1603,125
Dominican Republic13585858534340000
Ecuador 019191934443
Egypt810810616550550550550430390310
Eritrea1111111111
Estonia 3033032802691841491427859
Ethiopia32432417117181300000
Faroe Islands 0184444444
Fiji 01010101010000
Finland 1,005627448288197197147140110
France12,06610,2939,2968,2547,5646,6405,9704,4923,4042,455
Gambia0000000000
Georgia21000000000
Germany50,01845,19240,46834,66031,30829,06027,19025,77723,90322,247
Greece 2,1521,9801,8651,7491,6271,3231,087990873
Grenada 011111000
Guam 000000000
Guatemala535300000000
Guyana14141414141414141414
Honduras17617615210270700000
Hungary 32932932932932929520112765
Iceland 032000000
India28,70025,08822,46520,15018,42115,88013,06510,9269,5877,850
Indonesia 011111111
Iran 0118100919192918266
Ireland2,8302,4862,2722,0371,7381,6141,4281,2601,245805
Israel6666666666
Italy9,2578,9588,6638,5518,1246,7375,7974,8503,7362,726
Jamaica 04848484830302121
Japan3,2343,0382,7882,6612,6142,5012,3042,0561,8801,528
Jordan11911922222222
Kazakhstan 022000000
Kenya 26195555500
Latvia 06862623130283027
Libya 0202020202020200
Lithuania 424279279225179163915452
Luxembourg99585858454443434141
Macedonia 0370000000
Mauritania 000000000
Mauritius 011111000
Mexico3,5273,0732,5511,9921,3489295172028585
Mongolia 05151112220
Montenegro 000000000
Morocco787787787495291291286253125125
Mozambique 000000000
Namibia 000001100
Netherlands4,3283,4312,8052,6932,3912,3282,2692,2292,2251,747
New-Zealand623623623623623623530497325322
Nicaragua 01861421026360606060
Nigeria131332222222
Norway 873856768703520436431428331
Pakistan5912562561065666660
Panama27027000000000
Peru2411481481111111
Philippines21621621666333333332525
Poland5,7825,1003,8343,3902,4971,6161,180725472276
Portugal5,3165,0794,9534,7244,5254,0833,7063,5352,8622,130
Puerto Rico 0125125000000
Romania3,0282,9762,9532,5991,9058264621488
Russia17171717151517171717
Saint Kitts and Nevis 022222000
Saudi Arabia 000000000
Serbia101000000000
Seychelles 000000000
Slovakia 033333355
Slovenia 032000000
South Africa1,4711,05357010210101082217
South Korea1,031835609561483406379348278192
Spain23,07422,98722,98722,95922,79621,67320,62319,14916,74015,145
Sri Lanka1301301061011018654333
Sweden6,5206,0255,4254,4703,7452,7982,1631,5601,067831
Switzerland75606060504642181412
Taiwan682647633614564564519436358280
Tanzania 000000000
Thailand22322322319311280000
Tunisia2452452452451045420202020
Turkey6,0814,7183,7632,9592,3121,7991,329801333207
Ukraine 041037127615187949086
United Arab Emirates 011111111
United-Kingdom14,54313,61412,44010,5318,4456,5565,2044,0513,2882,389
Uruguay1,2108455295952412121211
USA82,18474,34765,75461,10860,00746,91940,20035,15925,17016,819
Vanuatu3333333000
Venezuela 030303000000
Vietnam139139313131318800

World capacity Capacity (MW) Growth (MW) Growth (%)
1995 4,800 - -
1996 6,100 1,300 27.1
1997 7,482 1,382 22.7
1998 9,670 2,188 29.3
1999 13,702 4,032 64.4
2000 18,043 4,341 31.7
2001 24,321 6,279 34.9
2002 31,187 6,866 28.3
2003 39,336 8,149 26.2
2004 47,664 8,329 21.2
2005 59,065 11,401 24,0
2006 74,177 15,112 25.6
2007 93,958 19,782 26.7
2008 121,249 27,291 29.1
2009 157,913 36,664 30.3
2010 194,599 36,686 23.3
2011 237,095 42,497 21.9
2012 282,731 45,636 19.3
2013 318,789 36,058 12.8
2014 371,131 52,343 16.5
2015 433,924 62,793 17
2016 486,749 52,826 12.2