Germany Installs 4.9 GW of Solar in 9M 2022 as it Moves to Cut Russian Gas Dependency

Germany Installs 4.9 GW of Solar in 9M 2022 as it Moves to Cut Russian Gas Dependency

Germany installed 4.9 GW of solar capacity in the first nine months (9M) of 2022, according to the latest data released by the Federal Network Agency Bundesnetzagentur. In a year-over-year (YoY) ...
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India’s Solar Power Generation Rises by 36% YoY to 70.2 BU in 9M 2022

India’s Solar Power Generation Rises by 36% YoY to 70.2 BU in 9M 2022

India generated around 70.24 billion units (BU) of solar power in the first nine months (9M) of the calendar year (CY) 2022, a 36% increase compared to 51.67 BU during ...
China Has Added 52.6 GW of New Solar Capacity in 9M 2022

China Added 52.6 GW of New Solar Capacity in 9M 2022

China installed 52.6 GW of new solar capacity in the first nine months (9M) of 2022, according to the latest data released by the National Energy Administration (NEA). Installations were ...
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Large-Scale Solar Installations in India Have Surpassed 50 GW

Large-Scale Solar Installations in India Have Surpassed 50 GW

India has added over 50 GW of utility-scale solar capacity as of August 2022, just 9.7 GW shy of meeting the government-set target of installing 60 GW by 2022, according ...
United States Added 13.4 GW of New Wind Capacity in 2021 Report

United States Added 13.4 GW of New Wind Capacity in 2021: Report

The United States added 13.4 GW of wind power capacity in 2021, with nearly $20 billion of investments in new wind projects during the year, according to the latest report ...
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Germany Plans to Install 215 GW of Solar Capacity by 2030

Germany Plans to Install 215 GW of Solar Capacity by 2030

The Bundesrat, the federal legislative council, has approved the law passed by the Bundestag (German Parliament) on measures to accelerate the expansion of renewable energy. The law is a part ...
China Adds Nearly 7 GW of Solar Capacity in May 2022

China Adds Nearly 7 GW of Solar Capacity in May 2022

According to a recently published report by the Asia Europe Clean Energy (solar) Advisory (AECEA), China added 6.83 GW of solar capacity in May 2022, an increase of 86% month-over-month ...
Western Odisha Could be the Next Hot Spot for Solar Open Access Installations

Western Odisha Could be the Next Hot Spot for Solar Open Access Installations

Odisha has significant potential for solar open access due to large-scale industries in the western region. The distribution company, TP Western Odisha Distribution (TPWODL), has the state's lowest wheeling charge ...
Open Access Solar Installations Rise by 58% QoQ to 513 MW in Q1 2022

Open Access Solar Installations Rise by 58% QoQ to 513 MW in Q1 2022

India added 513 MW of new open access solar capacity in the first quarter (Q1) of the calendar year (CY) 2022, registering a growth of 58% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ), compared to ...
China to Add 108 GW of Solar by the End of 2022 NEA

China to Add 108 GW of Solar by the End of 2022: NEA

China's National Energy Administration (NEA) has announced that out of the 121 GW of solar projects under construction, nearly 108 GW of new solar capacity will be connected to the ...
India Added Over 456 MW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in Q1, Second-Highest in a Quarter

India Added Over 456 MW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in Q1, Second-Highest in a Quarter

India added 456 MW of rooftop solar capacity in the first quarter (Q1) of the calendar year (CY) 2022, a 34% year-over-year growth compared to 341 MW registered in the ...
China Invites Bids for 11.25 GW of Offshore Solar Projects in Shandong Province

China Invites Bids for 11.25 GW of Offshore Solar Projects in Shandong Province

Shandong Provincial Energy Administration has invited bids to develop ten offshore solar photovoltaic (PV) sites with a total installed capacity of 11.25 GW. The projects will be developed in Binzhou, ...
Global Renewable Capacity Additions to Breach 300 GW Mark in 2022 IEA

Global Renewable Capacity Additions to Breach 300 GW Mark in 2022: IEA

Renewable capacity addition in 2022 is expected to grow by 8% and breach the 300 GW mark for the first time, according to a report published by the International Energy ...
ReNew, Adani Green, and Azure Were Top Utility-Scale Solar Developers in 2021

ReNew, Adani Green, and Azure Were Top Utility-Scale Solar Developers in 2021

India added 10 GW of solar capacity in the calendar year (CY) 2021, making it the best year for the solar sector. The installations marked a 210% year-over-year (YoY) growth, ...
Open Access Solar Installations in India Up 222% YoY, With 1.2 GW New Capacity in 2021

Open Access Solar Installations in India Up 222% YoY, With 1.2 GW New Capacity in 2021

India added 1.2 GW of new solar open access capacity in the calendar year (CY) 2021, marking a growth of 222% year-over-year (YoY), making it the second-best year for open ...
Solar Installations in India Reach 50 GW

Solar Installations in India Reach 50 GW

India's cumulative solar installations have hit the 50 GW milestone as of February 2022, according to Mercom India Research. The country's installations came from 43 GW of utility-scale solar and 7 ...
India Installed 1.7 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in 2021, the Highest-Ever for a Year

India Installed 1.7 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in 2021, the Highest-Ever in a Year

In calendar year (CY) 2021, India added 1.7 GW of rooftop solar, the highest-ever recorded in a calendar year. Installations were up 138% compared to 2020, according to Mercom India ...
India's Solar Installations Crossed a Record 10 GW Capacity in 2021

India’s Solar Installations Crossed a Record 10 GW Capacity in 2021

India installed a record 10 GW of new solar capacity in 2021, a big jump of 210% year-over-year (YoY) compared to 3.2 GW installed in 2020, according to Mercom India ...
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France’s Cumulative Solar Installations Touched 13 GW Mark at the End of 2021

France’s Cumulative Solar Installations Touched 13 GW Mark at the End of 2021

According to the latest data released by the French Renewable Energy Trade Association (SER), France’s total installed solar photovoltaic capacity reached the 13.07 GW mark at the end of December ...
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Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2021 [Infographics]

Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2021 [Infographics]

Cumulative utility-scale solar installations in India at the end of December 2021 stood at 41.5 GW, according to Mercom India Research. Here is a look at the top five markets for ...
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India's Solar Installations Increased by 335% YoY with 7.4 GW Added in 9M 2021

India’s Solar Installations Increased by 335% YoY with 7.4 GW Added in 9M 2021

India added 2,835 MW of solar capacity in the third quarter (Q3) of the calendar year (CY) 2021, increasing by 14% compared to 2,488 MW installed in Q2 2021. The ...
Rajasthan Is Now the Top Solar State in India with 8.2 GW of Installed Capacity

Rajasthan is Now the Top Solar State in India With 8.2 GW of Installed Capacity

Rajasthan is now the top state in solar installations overtaking Karnataka at the end of the third quarter of the calendar year (CY) 2021. At the end of September, the ...
India’s Solar Capacity Additions Grew By 251% With 4.6 GW Added in 1H 2021

India’s Solar Capacity Additions Grew by 251% With 4.6 GW Added in 1H 2021

The second quarter (Q2) of the calendar year (CY) 2021 brought some good news for the solar sector, with India adding 2,488 MW of solar capacity, an increase of 19% ...
Wind Installations Up 76% Year-over-Year With 239 MW of New Capacity Added

Wind Installations Up 76% Year-over-Year With 239 MW of New Capacity Added

Wind installations in India in the second quarter (Q2) of 2021 were down by 62% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ), with 239 MW added in Q2 2021, compared to 623 MW added in ...
China Adds 13 GW of Solar Capacity in the First Half of 2021

China Adds 13 GW of Solar Capacity in the First Half of 2021

According to the latest data released by the National Energy Administration (NEA), 13.01 GW of solar capacity was installed in China during the first half (1H) of 2021. Installations saw ...
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