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Who are the leading global large-scale solar PV development companies?

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Energy Market Specialist, Hitachi Energy USA Inc.

Kent Knutson is a market specialist focusing on energy industry intelligence for Hitachi Energy.  He has more than 30 years of experience designing and developing intelligence products for some...

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Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications, research, and consulting firm, recently released a new report announcing the 2021 top global large-scale solar PV developers covering the period from July 2020 to June 2021. With a total capacity of 23.6 GW, Lightsource bp emerged as the top solar PV developer in the world based on operational, under construction, and awarded (contracted) projects, followed closely by Canadian Solar Inc. with 23.5 GW. Brookfield Renewable ranked third with 19.5 GW. With 4.95 GW of operational projects, Italian-based Enel Green Power emerged as the leading solar PV developer worldwide by operational capacity, followed closely by India-based Adani Green Energy Ltd. (4.91 GW), with France-based ENGIE (3.47 GW) ranking third. The 36-page report provides detailed analysis and great charts.

Mercom's news release with a link to the full report: 



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