Perhaps surprisingly, the United States is the second-largest growth market for renewables.
However, the report warns of uncertainties around proposed tax reforms, international trade, and energy policies, which could hinder renewables growth in the US. In India, meanwhile, renewable capacity is expected to more than double by It adds that India has also improved grid integration and addressed the financial issues of its utilities.
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Fortunately, if you look at individual EU member states, the outlook seems brighter. Ireland is second, with the report predicting it will generate one-third of its energy needs from renewable sources. The report also monitors off-grid solar applications across developing nations in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Over the next four years, off-grid energy in these regions is expected to triple, reaching over 3, megawatts.
Developing countries are the new leaders in renewables
Much of this growth will come from industrial applications, mini-grids, and solar home systems SHS driven by government electrification programmes and private sector investments. For example, such is the growth across the SHS market, the technology is forecast to bring basic electricity services to almost 70 million more people in Asia and sub Saharan Africa by , the report says.
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