Thursday, March 15, 2018

Global Solar Installations Jumped 29 Percent in 2017

Mityaevo Solar Park, Crimea. (Image Credit: Activ Solar | Flickr) Click to Enlarge.
Global solar power saw considerable success last year, with installations increasing by about 29 percent to 98.9 GW from 76.5 GW in 2016, according to data released Wednesday by SolarPower Europe.

Asia was a major source of growth in the sector, with solar deployment in China and India contributing more than 63 percent of the total solar demand in 2017, SolarPower Europe said.  The Chinese solar market saw the largest growth, reaching 52.8 GW in 2017, up from 34.5 GW in 2016.  The U.S. was the second largest growth market with 11.8 GW, followed by India with 9.6 GW.

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