Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic Into Solar Energy Generation Sector

5 Pages Posted: 21 Apr 2020

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Kaushik Das

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

Date Written: April 20, 2020


The shocking spread of COVID-19 pandemic has caught all countries off guard and disrupted all socio-economical activities and anticipated huge human life as well as economic loss which are not easy to makeup despite huge economical stimuli by all countries. This pandemic has exposed tall claims of scientific and technological advancements made by mankind and post-COVID-19 world’s outlook shall change forever.

Economic activities are suffering huge losses and early sectorial analysis with different methodologies giving inconsistent reports because this pandemic shall have multidimensional, multi-sectorial, multi-regional effect and as COVID-19 pandemic is still not contented, similar reports shall give insights of the problem. This paper deals with certain impacts solar energy generation sector likely to face in post-COVID-19 pandemic scenario.

Keywords: Pandemic, COVID-19, Electricity, Solar energy, Economic loss

JEL Classification: L00, L84, L94, L97

Suggested Citation

Das, Kaushik, Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic Into Solar Energy Generation Sector (April 20, 2020). Available at SSRN: or

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