African PV market could grow by up to 30 GW by 2030, report says

The German Solar Association (BSW-Solar) and the Becquerel Institute released the Solarize Africa study at leading solar trade event Intersolar Europe 2019, which took place in Germany from 14 to 17 May 2019, focusing on the analysis of the solar markets in ten African countries.

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Power Electronics leads PV inverter shipments in the Americas in Wood Mackenzie report

Spanish solar inverter manufacturing company, Power Electronics, announced that it has been ranked as the leading company in shipments of solar inverters for utility-scale photovoltaic plants in North America and Latin America, according to the Global solar PV tracker market shares and shipment trends 2019 report published by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables in March.

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SolarPower Europe forecasts 1.3 TW total installed global solar power generation capacity by 2023

The European solar energy association SolarPower Europe released its Global Market Outlook 2019-2023 report at leading solar trade event Intersolar Europe, which took place in Germany from 15 to 17 May 2019,  showing that solar power reached important milestones in 2018, with an even more optimistic picture forecasted for the next five years.

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United States surpasses 2 million solar installations and forecasts expect them to double by 2023

Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced on May 9 that the U.S. is now home to more than 2 million solar PV installations. The mark comes just three years after the industry completed its 1 millionth installation, a feat that took 40 years to accomplish.

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Resilient solar is proven to be a cost-effective solution in five southeastern cities in the U.S., Clean Energy Group’s report finds

Solar and battery storage technologies that provide clean, reliable backup power are cost-effective for many critical community facilities in the Southeast, according to Clean Energy Group’s report series, “Resilient Southeast: Exploring Opportunities for Solar+Storage in Five Southeastern Cities,” released today in partnership with regional nonprofit partners details a first-of-its-kind economic analysis evaluation for solar PV and battery storage (solar+storage) in the region. When the economic value of resilience is accounted for, solar+storage was proven to be a positive investment for all locations and building types examined.

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