Energy Transition

Here's how supply chain issues are affecting renewable energy projects

supply chain disruptions have been affecting the transportation of solar panels, like these ones here

Supply chain disruptions could 'derail' solar power projects for the next year. Image: UNSPLASH/Jeroen van de Water

Nicolás Rivero
Writer, Quartz
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Quarter 4 in 2021 has seen a rise in price for solar panels. Image: Quartz

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A great increase in cost. Image: Quartz
a chart showing the increase in price of solar panel components
'Demand for raw materials came roaring back, and polysilicon miners and refiners struggled to catch up, sending prices soaring.' Image: Quartz

a chart showing the median cost for newly installed residential and commercial solar panels
'The price of installing a new solar panel on a home or business is now rising for the first time in at least seven years.' Image: Quartz

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