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Italy installed 115 MW of PV in Q1

The country installed 10 MW more solar in the first three months of the year than it did in the same period a year earlier. Its cumulative capacity surpassed 21 GW by the end of March.

France added 176 MW of solar in first three months of the year

Quarterly new additions were 15% lower than in the October-to-December window. The France Territoire Solaire thinktank said the lower volumes could be explained by the initial impact of the coronavirus crisis.


Poland added 300 MW of solar in first two months of 2020

The country’s cumulative installed PV capacity reached 1.6 GW at the end of February, according to the national grid operator.

Official statistics show UK deployed just 233 MW of PV in 2019

The country’s cumulative capacity reached reached 13.35 GW at the end of 2019. The statistics also show that 2019 may have been the slowest year for the UK solar industry since 2010. According to the UK Solar Trade Association, however, the official figures released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strateg are based on incomplete datasets and growth, particularly for PV systems above 50 kW in size, should be stronger.


Residential, commercial PV drives solar demand in Italy

Solar has covered 5.8% of Italy’s power demand so far this year. Newly installed PV capacity for the first four months of this year, meanwhile, has reached 116 MW, around 6.4% up from the same period in 2017.


Italy installed 409 MW of new PV in 2017

Last year’s figures, however, still do not include new capacity coming from the revamping and repowering business. For 2018, local renewable energy association, ANIE Rinnovabili expects growth to be stronger.


Italy set to reach 400 MW of new PV capacity in 2017

New additions for the first 10 months of this year totaled 352 MW, representing 12% growth compared to the same period a year earlier, and enough solar to meet 8.7% of total power demand.

France deployed 484 MW of PV in first nine months of 2017

As of the end of September, the country’s cumulative installed PV capacity reached 7.68 GW.

Germany sees solar grow by another 162 MW in August

Around 48 MW of the new capacity comes from ground-mounted PV plants, while PV systems installed under the tenants’ solar power supply regime in July and August have reached 108 kW.

France registers 233 MW of new PV capacity in first half of 2017

The country’s cumulative installed PV power reached 7.4 GW as of the end of June. Around 115 of the newly installed capacity for the six months of this year come from installations exceeding 250 kW.


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