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France at risk of losing 2 GW of solar capacity due to retroactive FIT cuts

The retroactive FIT cut proposed by the Ministry for the Ecological Transition has now reached the French parliament. Around 300 companies of the PV sector have asked the MPs to reject a measure that could destroy investor confidence for years.

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Solar is essential to build the France of 2030

KilowattSol CEO Xavier Daval has criticized the absence of references to solar in the French government’s post-Covid recovery plan, which has allocated €30 billion to the energy transition. The head of the PV technical advisory says solar must become more central to France’s strategic choices and China must not be allowed to retain its near-monopoly on PV panel manufacturing.

France devotes €30 billion to energy transition

The French government will use around €9 billion of its new €30 billion global investment package to support the development of a hydrogen economy, as part of the country’s Covid-19 recovery plan.

How Covid-19 is affecting the French solar sector

Franc Raffalli, president of the Photovoltaic Professions Group of the French Building Federation spoke to pv magazine about the impact of the coronavirus on the French PV industry.

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