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Photovoltaics: IEA calls for more diverse supply chains

To meet international climate goals, governments must work to expand solar panel production to countries other than China. That was the conclusion of a special report released Thursday by the International Energy Agency (IEA). According to the IEA, global solar module production capacity has continued to shift from Europe, Japan and the US primarily to China over the past decade. Chinese industrial and innovation policies have helped make photovoltaics the most affordable power generation technology in many parts of the world. However, this has also led to imbalances in PV supply chains.

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