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US solar remains beset by underperformance issues as capex costs on the rise

June 14, 2022

Utility-scale solar in the US remains plagued by underperformance issues as capex costs have risen for the “first time in decades”.

That is the conclusion reached by insurance provider kWh Analytics within this year’s Solar Risk Assessment report, which has called for a concerted industry effort to resolve such issues.

The report, which combines qualitative insight and research from contributors including BloombergNEF, PV Evolution Labs and NREL, amongst others, warns of a range of issues that continue to dent solar asset performance versus expectations in the US.

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