Highlights 26 GW less solar, wind expected 2020, first annual drop in 20 years Europe’s RES growth revised lower to 22 GW on construction delays Growth expected to rebound 2021, but policy uncertainties remain London — Global additions of wind and solar power capacity are set to fall in 2020 for the first time in 20 years due to the coronavirus crisis, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now A revised forecast for 143 GW of capacity additions is 26 GW below October’s outlook with approximately 16 GW less solar and 10 GW less wind forecast for this year, it said. “The COVID-19 crisis is hurting but not halting global growth in renewable power capacity,” the IEA said. European renewables are set to account for the biggest downward revision, with 22 GW forecast versus 35 GW in October […]