China deployed record 87.4GW of solar in 2022

By Carrie Xiao
An operational floating PV plant in China. Image: Sungrow Floating.

Solar deployment in China jumped to a new high in 2022, according to new figures from the country’s National Energy Administration.

Newly installed solar capacity in China last year reached a record 87.4GW, a 59% increase on 2021, taking the country’s total installed PV capacity to 390GW.

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Solar accounted for 46% of China’s power capacity additions last year.

By the end of December, China’s total installed power generation capacity was about 2.56TW, up by 7.8% year-on-year.

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