New figures project a record year for global solar installations, rebounding from a decline in 2018. The US and China still maintain the largest fleets of solar PVs, but most growth through the early 2020s is going to come from smaller countries adding 1-5 Gigawatts annually. Residential and utility-scale solar continue to play a huge role in the American market and the Chinese continue to expand their equity investments in solar abroad, across their partner countries in the Belt and Road initiative. 2019 has the potential to be a renaissance year for renewables and solar stocks are already knocking the cover off the ball thus far.
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