Last updated 25th of May, 2023

  1. The IEA Solar PV Global Supply Chains report has China’s share of the industry, in 2023, is at 80% and could soon’ increase to 95%. While the boom in this sector is encouraging, the sector provides no resilience or redundancy and could benefit from serious diversification. One country has a near monopoly on all global PV production.
  2. The NREL Interactive Research Cell Efficiency Chart showcases the history of PV technologies and their efficiency gains. An interactive version was released in 2023, but a pdf version is also available.

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