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Country file (119 countries, 1997-2016)
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Production capacity (MW)



Country 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Albania 4242424242424200
Algeria101010101000000
Argentina 279279271217167129603030
Armenia 333333333
Australia4,8794,3264,1873,8063,0492,5842,0052,0201,7121,494
Austria2,8282,6322,4112,0951,6841,3781,0841,014995995
Azerbaijan2222222210
Bahrain1111111111
Bangladesh2222222222
Belarus111133222221
Belgium2,8432,3782,2291,9591,6511,3751,078886563384
Bhutan1100000000
Bolivia272733300000
Bosnia and Herzegovina 000000000
Brazil12,76310,8008,7155,9623,3992,5081,429931606339
Bulgaria691691691691681674503500177158
Cambodia0000000000
Canada12,23911,89811,2059,6947,6986,2005,2654,0083,3192,369
Cape Verde26262626262424333
Chad1100000000
Chile1,5401,42493376433519019017216820
China187,730168,730147,362114,76391,32475,32462,36441,80025,10412,210
Colombia 202020202020202020
Costa Rica37929727819814814713212312374
Croatia613466423347302180131892818
Cuba12121212121212777
Curaçao3215151515150000
Cyprus1581581581471471471348200
Czech Republic308282282282269260217215192150
Denmark5,4765,2275,0644,8834,7724,1623,9273,7493,4653,160
Dominican Republic1351358585853434000
Ecuador1919191919193444
Egypt810810810616550550550550430390
Eritrea1111111111
Estonia31031030330328026918414914278
Ethiopia3243243241711718130000
Faroe Islands18181818444444
Fiji10101010101010101010
Finland2,1131,5391,005627448288197197147140
France13,75912,06510,2939,2968,2547,5646,6405,9704,4923,404
Gambia0000000000
Georgia212100000000
Germany56,13250,01945,19240,46834,66031,30829,06027,19025,77723,903
Greece2,6512,3692,1521,9801,8651,7491,6271,3231,087990
Grenada1111111100
Guam0000000000
Guatemala7474530000000
Guyana 141414141414141414
Honduras1761761761521027070000
Hungary329329329329329329329295201127
Iceland3333200000
India32,87928,27925,08822,46520,15018,42115,88013,06510,9269,587
Indonesia1111111111
Iran1471181181181009191929182
Ireland3,1272,7012,4862,2722,0371,7381,6141,4281,2601,245
Israel 666666666
Italy9,4799,2278,9588,6638,5518,1246,7375,7974,8503,736
Jamaica102724848484848303021
Japan3,4003,2343,0382,7882,6612,6142,5012,3042,0561,880
Jordan1321191192222222
Kazakhstan 222200000
Kenya26262619555550
Kosovo 000000000
Kuwait101000000000
Latvia66686868626231302830
Libya 202020202020202020
Lithuania4934934242792792251791639154
Luxembourg1201205858584544434341
Macedonia3737370000000
Mauritania3434344444000
Mauritius1111111111100
Mexico4,0053,7093,0732,5511,9921,34892951720285
Mongolia1005151515111222
Montenegro73000000000
Morocco787787787787495291291286253125
Mozambique0000000000
Namibia5000000110
Netherlands4,3414,3283,4312,8052,6932,3912,3282,2692,2292,225
New-Zealand623623623623623623623530497325
Nicaragua18618618618614210263606060
Nigeria1313133222222
Norway1,162838873856768703520436431428
Oman 000000000
Pakistan 591256256106566666
Panama2702702700000000
Peru245245148148111111
Philippines427427216216663333333325
Poland6,5345,8075,1003,8343,3902,4971,6161,180725472
Portugal5,3165,3165,0794,9534,7244,5254,0833,7063,5352,862
Puerto Rico12612512512512500000
Romania3,0293,0242,9762,9532,5991,905826462148
Russia17171717171515171717
Saint Kitts and Nevis2222222200
Samoa1111000000
Saudi Arabia3000000000
Serbia1810100000000
Seychelles 666600000
Singapore0000000000
Slovakia3333333335
Slovenia6333200000
South Africa2,0851,4711,053570102101010822
South Korea1,1361,031835609561483406379348278
Spain23,17023,07522,98722,98722,95922,79621,67320,62319,14916,740
Sri Lanka130130130106101101865433
Sweden6,6916,4946,0255,4254,4703,7452,7982,1631,5601,067
Switzerland75756060605046421814
Taiwan692682647633614564564519436358
Tanzania 000000000
Thailand 2232232231931128000
Tunisia24524524524524510454202020
Turkey6,8576,0914,7183,7632,9592,3121,7991,329801333
Ukraine593526514410371276151879490
United Arab Emirates1111111111
United-Kingdom18,87214,60213,61412,44010,5318,4456,5565,2044,0513,288
Uruguay1,5051,210845529595241212121
USA88,92782,03374,34765,75461,10860,00746,91940,20035,15925,170
Vanuatu4444333333
Venezuela126126126126126840000
Vietnam 15113531313131880

World capacity Capacity (MW) Growth (MW) Growth (%)
1995 4,800 - -
1996 6,100 1,300 27.1
1997 7,483 1,383 22.7
1998 9,671 2,188 29.3
1999 13,703 4,033 64.4
2000 18,043 4,341 31.7
2001 24,321 6,278 34.8
2002 31,187 6,866 28.3
2003 39,336 8,149 26.2
2004 47,664 8,329 21.2
2005 59,068 11,404 24,0
2006 74,180 15,112 25.6
2007 93,961 19,782 26.7
2008 121,263 27,302 29.1
2009 157,927 36,665 30.3
2010 194,600 36,673 23.3
2011 237,101 42,502 21.9
2012 282,791 45,690 19.3
2013 318,896 36,105 12.8
2014 371,202 52,306 16.5
2015 435,442 64,241 17.4
2016 486,749 51,308 11.8