EU PV Status Report 2016

The PV Status Report provides comprehensive and relevant information on this dynamic sector for the interested public, as well as decision-makers in policy and industry.

The 14th edition of the PV Status Report gives an overview of current trends.

For the 6th year in a row, solar power with 56 % of total investment representing USD 161 billion (EUR 146 billion) took the largest share of new investments in renewable ener-gies. These investments were almost evenly shared between large scale solar power and distributed solar energy systems.


  • Source: European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC)
  • Publication Date: 11/2016
  • Language: English