20 years of solar evolution


20 years Evolution of Solar Energy Worldwide

18 May 2020

Evolution of Solar PV Energy Installed Capacity by Country Since 2000


The global energy system is undergoing rapid transformation. As the new renewable energy capacity hit record levels in 2019, we’ve analysed the data published by the IRENA to revisit two decades of Solar PV installations worldwide.

Through this infographic, we’re showing the evolution of the installed capacity, the top countries for Solar PV energy and the fastest growing markets.


About the IRENA

With more than 180 countries actively engaged, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future. While serving as the principal platform for international cooperation, IRENA promotes renewable resources and technologies as the key to a sustainable future and helps countries achieve their renewable energy potential.

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