Solar represents the largest share of capacity in the clean power pipeline, accounting for 54%, followed by land-based wind at 23%, offshore wind at 13%, and battery storage at 9%.
The American Clean Power Association’s (ACP) Clean Power Quarterly 2021 Q3 Market Report shows the U.S. clean energy industry installed 3,336 MW of new capacity during the third quarter, with additions totaling 15,317 MW in the first three quarters – a 23% increase compared to 2020.
Demand for clean power continues to rise in the third quarter. Overall, a total of 17,442 MW of PPAs have been announced in 2021, representing a 16% increase compared to the same period in 2020.
Source: Ariana Fine, solarindustrymag.com
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