Global Solar Capacity

Is Solar Trumping Wind, Again?

Between 2017 and 2021, you wouldn’t be blamed if you thought the whole burden of adding renewable energy capacity had fallen on solar energy. Thus, even as wind turbine capacities were going up, actual wind capacity deployment, particularly onshore wind, was slumping, leaving in its wake a slew of firms struggling to survive. Dominated by […]

Read more

Home Energy Consumption In India to Triple By 2050, Says EIA Report

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA), in its energy outlook report for 2023, has come out with a number of projections and scenarios that might surprise people. Not least of which is the attention to India, which the report projects, will become the world’s largest solar market by  capacity additions, overtaking China and the US, […]

Read more

Recycling, The Coming Challenge For Solar Panels

With Global Solar Capacity crossing 600 GW this year, the industry can no longer afford to ignore the issue of recycling faulty or retiring solar panels. The 600 GW milestone for solar might have passed by unannounced this year, but it is a huge milestone, and 2020 might still end with close to 650 GW […]

Read more

Global Solar PV Capacity Expected to Exceed 1,500 GW by 2030

The global solar PV capacity is estimated to increase significantly from 593.9 GW in 2019 to 1,582.9 GW in 2030, a new report has revealed. Global solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity is estimated to increase significantly from 593.9 gigawatts (GW) in 2019 to 1,582.9 GW in 2030 following significant capacity additions by China, India, Germany, the […]

Read more