From pv magazine Germany
Switzerland’s Federal Workplace of Vitality (SFOE) has revealed this week that the nation deployed round 683 MW of PV in 2021 – representing development of 43% development over the earlier 12 months and demand growing throughout all segments. This confirms figures that have been not too long ago supplied by community operators.
In accordance with commerce physique Swissolar this constructive pattern will proceed in 2022, with predictions that between 850 and 900 MW shall be deployed.
Final 12 months, the residential photo voltaic phase grew by round 60% whereas the business and industrial phase noticed an round 53% enhance. The typical measurement of newly put in PV programs was 25.3 kW, which additionally exhibits some development within the utility-scale phase.
As of the tip of December, the nation reached a cumulative put in solar energy capability of three.65 GW. This was sufficient to cowl round 6% of its electrical energy demand.
In accordance with Swissolar, battery deployment elevated by an element of two.5 in comparison with 2020. About each third new residential PV system was mixed with a house storage system. In complete, put in storage capability on the finish of 2021 was 157 MWh.