Figures from Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) show that 117.185 MW of PV projects was added in September. Of this new capacity, around 11.38 MW was ground-mounted projects, and 238.4 kW was part of the country’s tenant electricity (Mieterstrom) scheme.
The latest market analysis from industry body SolarPower Europe predicts that global PV demand will reach the 100-gigawatt mark for the first time in 2017.
Singulus has signed an agreement with two Chinese PV providers to form a joint venture in the field of the heterojunction technology. The joint venture will be based in China.
More than €30 million in anti-dumping and countervailing duties could have been circumvented by a German company importing modules from China, according to the German custom authorities.
The German grid regulator Bundesnetzagentur has also announced new FIT levels for July.
After conducting a review of the results of Germany’s six auctions for large-scale PV, which have led to a very good price/performance ratio for solar power, the German solar association said there is no more reason to set growth limits for the development of PV.
Around 96% of the PV projects up to 10 MW selected in Germany’s first auction for large-scale solar has now been completed, according to the country’s grid regulator Bundesnetzagentur.