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GlobalData: Solar is world’s favorite type of electricity generation (U.S. loses ground under Trump)

GlobalData: Solar is world’s favorite type of electricity generation (U.S. loses ground under Trump)

October 2, 2017 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

Solar has become the world’s favorite new type of electricity generation, with more solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity being installed than any other generation technology according to GlobalData, a provider of business information and analytics. The company’s latest report update on the GlobalData Power Attractiveness Index (GPAI) confirms that worldwide, approximatelyRead More

Global PV capacity update: 2025 should show annual growth rate of 13 percent

Global PV capacity update: 2025 should show annual growth rate of 13 percent

June 30, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Cumulative global installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity is set to continue its growth from 271.4 GW in 2016 to 756.1 GW by 2025, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.1%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. That definitely sounds great, and while it’s certainly not bad, itRead More

GlobalData: Trina Solar tops solar PV module producer in 2015

GlobalData: Trina Solar tops solar PV module producer in 2015

February 24, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Trina Solar held on to its status as the world’s biggest producer of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules in 2015, producing 4.55 (GW) of crystalline modules, while Canadian Solar claimed second spot with 3.9 GW in 2015, according to an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData. Trina Solar’s efforts toRead More

GlobalData: Significant work needed to achieve COP21 climate change goals

GlobalData: Significant work needed to achieve COP21 climate change goals

December 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm 1 comment

The ambitious Paris Agreement reached at the recent United Nations’ 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21), which ultimately aims to limit the increase in global average temperatures to below 1.5°C from pre-industrial levels, will require substantial efforts from its signatories if the desired results are to be achieved, says anRead More

GlobalData: Renewables to be fastest growing power source in U.S. next decade, barring changes in policy

GlobalData: Renewables to be fastest growing power source in U.S. next decade, barring changes in policy

December 15, 2015 at 2:24 pm 4 comments

Non-hydro renewable energy will be the fastest-growing power source in the U.S. over the next decade,  according to consulting firm GlobalData. The report is not surprising considering the current environment, with installed capacity predicted to increase from 121.9 GW in 2015 to 216 GW in 2025, representing a Compound AnnualRead More

PV to slide in Japan, Germany — does this effect global growth?

PV to slide in Japan, Germany — does this effect global growth?

November 17, 2015 at 2:30 pm 2 comments

After amending its renewable energy law in August 2014, Germany is expected to attain an annual installed capacity of around 1.8 GW in 2015 and will fail to hit the annual solar PV installation target of between 2.4 and 2.6 GW, according to Ankit Mathur, GlobalData’s Practice Head for Power. “ThisRead More

Power down under: Solar tops wind power in Australia

Power down under: Solar tops wind power in Australia

October 7, 2015 at 12:20 pm 1 comment

We were mostly excited to write the headline, but here is the story: Solar photovoltaic (PV) became Australia’s largest source of renewable energy in 2014, with a cumulative installed capacity of 4 GW, overtaking wind power, which totaled 3.8 GW, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. Renewables have becomeRead More

GlobalData predicts a 60-GW coal power reduction by 2020 in U.S.

GlobalData predicts a 60-GW coal power reduction by 2020 in U.S.

August 13, 2015 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

The US government’s recently announced Clean Power Plan (CPP) will have a negative impact on the country’s coal industry, with the potential loss of up to 60 Gigawatts (GW) of coal power capacity by 2020, according to an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData. Pavan Vyakaranam, GlobalData’s Associate ProjectRead More

GlobalData: Hanergy’s troubles stem from thin-film module outlook

GlobalData: Hanergy’s troubles stem from thin-film module outlook

June 18, 2015 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Chinese PV manufacturer Hanergy has been in the news lately for the wrong reasons, such as a dropping stock and recently canceled $585 million order (see this Financial Times article for many of the details). GlobalData analyst Amit Sharma says that these problems are largely because of an “overly optimistic approach regarding itsRead More