IEA PVPS Report: A Snapshot of Global PV - 1992-2013

The 24 IEA-PVPS countries represented 123.2 GW of cumulative PV installations together, mostly grid-connected, at the end of 2013. Additional countries that are not part of the PVPS programme represent at least 10.8 additional GW, mostly in Europe This report aims at providing a preliminary snapshot of the global PV market evolution during the last year.

The “Snapshot of Global PV” aims at providing preliminary information about how the PV market developed in the last year. IEA-PVPS collects information from official governmental bodies and reliable industry sources. Information about countries outside the IEA-PVPS network is collected through the industry network and industrial associations.The information is condensed in this snapshot report in order to provide the best preliminary overview of global PV market development.


  • Source: IEA Photovoltaic Power System Programme
  • Publication Date: 03/2014
  • Language: English