What will be the gigawatts (GW) of photovoltaic (PV) electrical capacity installed in the world in 2023, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA)?

Started Nov 24, 2023 06:00PM UTC
Closing Mar 01, 2024 08:01AM UTC

Solar energy generation is seen as key for the general move away from fossil fuels (Nature, CNET). The question will be suspended on 29 February 2024 and the outcome determined using installed capacity data (for the year, not cumulative) as reported by the IEA in its 2024 Snapshot of Global PV Markets, expected in early spring of 2024 (IEA PV Power Systems Programme - Snapshot Reports). In 2022, 240 GW of PV electrical capacity was installed around the world (IEA - Snapshot of Global PV Markets 2023, see Figure 1, ShopSolar - Gigawatt definition).

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Possible Answer Crowd Forecast Change in last 24 hours Change in last week Change in last month
Less than 240 GW 0.00% -0.38% -0.38% -1.05%
Between 240 GW and 300 GW, inclusive 2.00% +0.38% +0.38% -0.65%
More than 300 GW but less than 360 GW 20.00% +0.00% +0.00% -8.00%
Between 360 GW and 420 GW, inclusive 70.00% +0.71% +1.00% +6.90%
More than 420 GW 8.00% -0.71% -1.00% +2.80%

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