Sweden might even see one other file 12 months when it comes to photo voltaic vitality deployment in 2022, in accordance with provisional figures launched by the native photo voltaic vitality affiliation Svensk Solenergi.
The commerce physique revealed that round 21,500 new PV programs have been put in within the Scandinavian nation within the first six months of the 12 months, which might characterize a 90% progress in comparison with 11,400 amenities linked through the first half of 2021.
“This progress price is anticipated to extend through the third quarter, however will in all probability decline barely through the fourth quarter. It relies upon to some extent on the provision of labor and supplies,” the affiliation acknowledged, noting that over 46,000 PV installations are anticipated to be deployed for the complete 12 months in comparison with 26,540 photo voltaic arrays in 2021. In 2020, newly deployed installations stood at round 22,000.
Final 12 months was the nation’s finest for photo voltaic deployment but, with round 500 MW of recent capability added to the grid. The nation put in 400 MW in 2020, 287 MW in 2019, and 180 MW in 2018. Sweden’s operational PV capability reached 1.59 GW on the finish of December.
Most of Sweden’s PV capability is represented by residential and industrial arrays supported by a rebate scheme. The Swedish Power Company has devoted round SEK 4.8 billion ($511.2 million) to the photo voltaic rebate program for the 2009-21 interval.