Solar & Wind Contribute 92% of India’s New Power Capacities In 2022
Led By Rajasthan & Gujarat, India’s 13.9 GW Solar Installations In 2022 Exceeded Total Solar Fleet Of Several Nations; Only 1 GW New Coal Capacity Added: Ember
Monday, 20 Mar 2023
The 13.9 GW of new solar PV capacity that India installed within the single year of 2022 was way ahead of cumulative solar deployments of several countries like the UK (13.7 GW), Turkey (7.8 GW) and Chile (4.5 GW), according to market intelligence firm Ember.
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JA Solar n-Type Module Generates More Electricity; & More From Zhonghuan, Hengdian, Tongwei, NEA
Wednesday, 20 Jul 2022
JA Solar announces results for n-type modules of 1-year energy yield test; Zhonghuan to build & supply 10 GW N-type cells and 10 GW advanced modules; Hengdian Group awarded TÜV SÜD certification for smart PV modules; Tongwei PV cells shipments .
UK Installed 730 MW New Solar In 2021
Cumulative Installed Solar Capacity Of UK Now 14.6 GW With 730 MW Added In 2021
Monday, 21 Feb 2022
The British solar power association, Solar Energy UK says in 2021, the country added 730 MW of new capacity, representing an annual increase of 36% from 538 MW deployed in 2020. This takes the UK’s cumulative installed capacity to 14.6 GW.
Czech Republic Added 62 MW Solar In 2021
Cumulative Installed Solar PV Capacity Of Czech Republic Exceeds 2.2 GW
Friday, 07 Jan 2022
Czech Republic’s local solar association Solární asociace counts the country to have installed 62 MW of new solar power capacity in 2021, representing an annual growth of 20.6%, with 9,321 systems connected.
Portugal’s Solar PV Capacity Exceeds 1 GW
Cumulative Installed Solar PV Capacity Of Portugal Till October 2020 Reached 1.03 GW With 124 MW Installed In 10M/2020: DGEG
Monday, 07 Dec 2020
Till the end of October 2020, the cumulative installed solar PV capacity of Portugal reached 1.03 GW, according to the latest statistics released by the Direcao Geral de Energia e Geologia or Directorate General of Energy and Geology (DGEG).
Iran: 362 MW Cumulative PV Capacity Till April 2020
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization Says Till April 2020 Cumulative Installed Solar Power Capacity Of Iran Reached 362 MW
Sunday, 14 Jun 2020
Till the end of April 2020, solar power formed the largest share of Iran’s cumulative installed renewable energy and energy efficiency capacity of 823 MW, with 362.12 MW.
Brazilian Decree To See Over 8 GW PV In 10 Years
Brazil Approves New Decree To Ease Green Projects Financing; Ministry Of Mines & Energy Expects It To Support 36 GW New Renewable Energy Capacity Including Over 8 GW Of Solar PV In 10 Years
Thursday, 11 Jun 2020
As per ABSOLAR’s press statement on June 6, 2020, Brazil exceeded 5.7 GW of installed solar power capacity.
Israel Wants Over 15 GW Solar By 2030
Israel Ministry Of Energy & Electricity Wants Country To Aim For Over 15 GW Solar Power Capacity Under 30% Renewable Energy By 2030 Plan
Wednesday, 03 Jun 2020
Israel is now betting big on solar and presenting it as a strong and capable successor to polluting coal which it wants to phase out by 2025. Solar is proposed in a government draft as the key pillar of the national electricity system by 2030.
Poland’s Cumulative PV Capacity Over 1.8 GW
Poland Installed Over 236 MW New Solar Power Capacity Between March 2020 & April 2020 Taking Cumulative Installed To Over 1.8 GW
Thursday, 14 May 2020
Poland has been adding well over 200 MW on an average in both 2-months periods between January 1, 2020 and May 1, 2020, as per PSE that says by May 1, 2020 the Eastern European country's cumulative PV capacity has reached over 1.83 GW.
Brazilian Solar Capacity Exceeds 5 GW
ABSOLAR Claims Cumulative Operational Solar Power Capacity Of Brazil Crossed 5 GW Mark In April 2020 Growing 25% During Q1/2020 Despite COVID-19 Related Quarantine
Thursday, 07 May 2020
ABSOLAR is quite optimistic of solar playing a major role in the economic recovery of Brazil as it points out 25% growth in operational capacity of this resource within a span of 3 months, 30 days of quarantine included, to exceed 5 GW capacity.
Sweden Installed Record 287 MW PV In 2019
Grid Connected Solar Power Capacity Of Sweden Till 2019-End Reached 698 MW As 287 MW Came Online In 2019, Says Swedish Energy Agency Energimyndigheten
Wednesday, 01 Apr 2020
Since 2016, the largest share of grid connected solar power capacity was added by commercial systems in the 20 kW to 1,000 kW range in Sweden, but 2019 was the first year when residential solar systems under 20 kW capacity scored over the rest, as per the Swedish Energy Agency.
NEA: 30.11 GW New Solar Installed In China In 2019
China Installed 30.11 GW Additional Solar Power Capacity In 2019 Taking Cumulative PV Capacity To 204 GW, Says National Energy Administration
Wednesday, 11 Mar 2020
Chinese solar PV installations in 2019 declined to 30.11 GW, compared to 44.4 GW installed in 2018, as per official data released by the the country's National Energy Administration.
Spain Installs About 4.6 GW DC New Solar in 2019
With 3.97 GW AC or 4.57 GW DC New Solar Connected To The Grid in 2019, Spain Is Very Likely Europe’s Latest Solar Champion
Friday, 24 Jan 2020
If Spanish TSO REE's statistics of 3.97 GW (AC) new solar in 2019 are converted to DC, which is around 15% more, the total amount Spain added in 2019 should be 4.57 GW, which means very likely the No.
Taiwan Installed 1.34 GW New Solar In 9M/2019
Between First Nine Months Of 2019, Taiwan Added 1.34 GW Of New Solar PV Capacity, Says Taiwanese Ministry Of Economic Affairs: Media
Monday, 23 Dec 2019
Solar power was the second largest renewable power generating source in Taiwan after hydropower during the first 10 months of 2019 when it generated 3,418 GWh accounting for 1.47% of overall electricity generation.
Germany Installed 377.6 MW Solar In Oct 2019
German Cumulative Installed Solar PV Capacity Exceeds 49.27 GW With 377.6 MW Added In October 2019; Annual Installations During Calendar Year 2019 Cross 3.34 GW: Bundesnetzagentur
Wednesday, 04 Dec 2019
Between January 2019 and October 2019, Germany installed 3.34 GW of new solar PV capacity, which is little less than 1 GW of additional capacity in the current year.
31.7 GW: India Installed Solar PV Capacity Till Oct 2019
MNRE: Over 31.7 GW Cumulative Solar PV Capacity Installed In India Till October 2019, 15 GW To Be Tendered Between 2019-20 & 2020-21
Monday, 02 Dec 2019
Under its National Solar Mission, India wants to achieve 100 GW of solar PV capacity by 2022. Till the end of October 2019, its aggregate installed capacity exceeded only over 31.7 GW.
South Africa Targets 6 GW Solar PV By 2030
Renewables Occupy Major Space In Integrated Resource Plan 2019 Of South Africa; Wind Leads With 14.4 GW With Solar Trailing At 6 GW To Be Achieved By 2030
Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019
The final and approved version of South Africa's Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2019 sees a major focus on renewables, led by wind and solar PV. By 2030, solar PV is expected to account for 10.5% of the total energy mix of the country.
342 MW: Iran’s Total Solar Capacity Till July 2019
Iran’s Total PV Capacity Grows 12.5% to 342 MW from April To July, Now Accounting for 45% Of Country’s Renewables Share: SATBA
Thursday, 01 Aug 2019
Since April 2019 when Iran’s total solar power capacity was 304 MW, SATBA data shows there was a 12.5% or 38 MW growth till July 2019 when solar PV capacity reached 342 MW out of a total 760 MW of renewables capacity.
Brazil’s Distributed Generation Capacity Exceeds 1 GW
Brazilian Energy Regulator Aneel Says Country’s Distributed Generation Capacity Now Exceeds 1 GW With Solar Contributing 873 MW
Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019
Brazil’s installed DG capacity has crossed 1 GW, according to the National Electric Energy Agency, Aneel, growing from over 500 MW reported on January 3, 2019.
23.5 MW New Solar In Norway In 2018
Local Solar Association Of Norway Solenergiklyngen Commissioned Study By Multiconsult Says Country Installed 29% More Solar PV In 2018, Taking Cumulative Capacity To 68 MW
Sunday, 10 Mar 2019
With 23.5 MW of new solar additions in 2018, Norway's cumulative installed solar power capacity reached 68 MW, a 52% YoY increase.
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