Switzerland deployed 683 MW of solar last year
Switzerland’s Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) has revealed this week that the country deployed around 683 MW of PV in 2021 – representing growth of 43% growth over the previous year and demand increasing across all segments. This confirms figures that were recently provided by network operators.
This year the Alpine country should see the deployment of up to 900 MW of new PV capacity. At the end of December, cumulative solar installations reached 3.65 GW.
According to trade body Swissolar this positive trend will continue in 2022, with predictions that between 850 and 900 MW will be deployed.
Last year, the residential solar segment grew by around 60% while the commercial and industrial segment saw an around 53% increase. The average size of newly installed PV systems was 25.3 kW, which also shows some growth in the utility-scale segment.
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