China’s 2017 installations and generation will shrink for the first time in five years, causing global capacity to grow by a mere 1.3 per cent, a far cry from last year’s 35 per cent surge

China to erect fewer farms, generate less solar power in 2017

China, home to the world’s largest installations of solar farms, will install fewer panels in 2017, taking a breather for the first time in five years, amid arrears in government subsidies and bottleneck problems with the country’s power grids, analysts said.