Despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing record job losses for the renewable energy industry, slowing construction activity and threatening developers’ access to capital, the U.S. saw strong capacity additions for wind and solar power during 2020. But questions remain about the long-term effects the pandemic will have on projects. An analysis by S&P Global Market Intelligence shows a pipeline of 172.5 GW of capacity for wind and solar projects through 2024. Of that, 75.7 GW are wind power projects while 96.8 GW are solar power projects, the data shows.
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