Utility scale PV to exceed 10 GW in 2014, says Wiki-Solar

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Wiki-Solar.org released its preliminary utility-scale solar cumulative and annual installed capacity figures today, finding that 2014 will represent another year of record growth for the sector with installations far surpassing 10 GW for the year.

Traditionally strong markets in North Africa, Asia and Europe continue to see projects being developed, being joined in 2014 by South America and Africa.

South Africa has been the leading African market in 2014, with the 94 MW Sishen power plant representing the largest on the continent. In South America, Chile is the outstanding market with 13 PV power plants having been connected to the grid so far this year – according to Wiki-Solar records.