Speeding the Energy Transition
April 28, 2021

Covid Knocks 20 Gigawatts Off Global Solar Installations | Clean Power Hour Ep.10

Covid Knocks 20 Gigawatts Off Global Solar Installations | Clean Power Hour Ep.10

The world will add 142 GW of new solar this year - Covid-19 is knocking 20 GW off the anticipated amount of solar that will get installed this year.  ​

MA Solar Market

Floating solar at fort Bragg NC, the US Army's largest base. ​
 
RTO insider 'past 10 years in CA, average 1 GW/yr solar and 330 MW wind' to reach SB100 2045 goals - 'modelers estimate annual build rate of 2.7 GW of solar, 2.2 GW of storage and 1 GW of wind each year over the next 25 years'”
 
Behind the meter solar near 10 GW in California, seen clearly in this chart
https://twitter.com/markchediak/statu...

Energy storage popping in Q2 even with Covid slowing, behind the meter residential energy storage grew even as solar slowed in the quarter.  https://www.greentechmedia.com/articl...

Building Electrification Helps Illinois Reach Climate Goals
https://www.elevateenergy.org/wp/wp-c...

Bird deaths reduced by 70% by painting one wind turbine blade black - news from Norway
https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/...

Since we’re big Elon Musk fans - ‘a can that flies’
https://twitter.com/SolarInMASS/statu...

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