Switzerland expected to add 1.5GW of new solar capacity in 2023



                                                                                                                         Axpo’s 2.2MW AlpinSolar project in Switzerland. Credit: Axpo
Swissolar, the trade association representing the Swiss solar sector, has announced that it expects 1.5GW of new solar capacity to be installed in Switzerland in 2023, an increase of almost 40% on capacity additions in 2022.

If these forecasts are met, Switzerland will boast a total installed capacity of just over 6.2GW, which will account for 10% of the country’s total electricity consumption in 2024. This would be an encouraging development for the Swiss renewables sector, as the government set a target of meeting 10% of the country’s energy demand with solar power by 2025 back in 2011, and Swissolar is optimistic that this rapid rate of development will continue.

(The above content is reproduced from pv-tech,By JP Casey


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