PV Market Alliance has published statistics on photovoltaic solar energy development in 2018 and has presented the forecast for 2019, PV-magazine reports. According to the data, 98 GW solar power plants were commissioned in 2018 which is less than 1 GW in 2017, explained by the events in China.
According to the magazine, the already existing solar energy in the world has a total capacity of 500 GW. For 2019, the PV Market Alliance predicts an increase in that solar power capacity by 120 GW. Moreover, it is also noted that specific developments will depend on the political decisions of the world’s leading markets, including China.