Supply Chain Issues Lead to Solar Industry Slowdown

According to the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA), supply chain issues have drastically slowed solar power installations in 2022. As many as 20 percent of planned solar installations have been affected. According to the EIA's June 2022 Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory, 17.8 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) generating capacity was slated for installation in 2022. However, the first six months of the year have