25 Apr '17, 4am

IEA PVPS: At least 303 GW of solar PV are now installed world-wide

The International Energy Agency's Photovoltaic Power System Programme (IEA PVPS, Paris, France) published its new Snapshot report on Tuesday, April 18th , 2017. This serves as a preliminary assessment prior to the PVPS Trends Report that will be published in Q3 2017. This report provides estimated data about photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the countries reporting to the IEA PVPS Programme and additional key markets. At least 303 GW of PV are now installed worldwide, while in 2016, 75 GW of PV were installed globally. Preliminary market numbers show that the PV market grew significantly in 2016. In total, about 75 GW of PV capacity were installed in the IEA PVPS countries and in other major markets during 2016. Rapid PV development in China, America and India The total installed capacity in the IEA PVPS countries and key markets has risen to at least 303 GW. These are the mai...

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