Chapter 06

Installed Solar Capacity & Number of Grid-Connected Solar PV Systems

Grid-connected installed solar capacity grew significantly from 125.0 MWp in 2016 to 670.0 MWp as at end Q1 2022.

Installed Capacity and Number of Solar PV Systems (As at end period)

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The majority of solar PV capacity as at end Q1 2022 was accounted for by non-residential private sector (61.7% of total installed capacity or 413.1 MWp), followed by town councils and grassroots (28.3% or 189.6 MWp). Installations from public service agencies (6.7% or 45.2 MWp) and residential installations (3.3% or 22.1 MWp) contributed to the remaining solar PV capacity.

There was a total of 5,455 solar PV installations in Singapore as at end Q1 2022. Town councils and grassroots units accounted for the majority (48.9% or 2,668) of total installations, followed by the residential (34.7% or 1,891 installations) and non-residential private sector (13.0% or 707 installations). The installations from public service agencies constituted the remaining 3.5% (or 189 installations) of total installations.

Installed Capacity & Number of PVs by User Type (as at end period)

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Solar PV Installations by Planning Region

As at end Q1 2022, the western region of Singapore had the highest solar PV capacity totalling 319.7 MWp from 1,225 installations. This was 47.7% of the total installed capacity of 670.0 MWp in the same period. The western region also houses majority of Singapore’s non-residential solar PV installations (1,126 installations or 31.6% of total non-residential panels).

Distribution of Solar Installations in Singapore

*Data is as at Mar-22.