In the first three months of this year, new additions hit 1.1 GW, versus 1.27 GW in the same period a year earlier.
Zwickau is one of two Volkswagen plants slated to restart on Monday.
Germany added around 700 MW of new solar in the January-February period.
The German network operator reported around 339 MW of new solar in December.
In the future, the solar mountings manufacturer itself will only manufacture in China.
In September, PV systems with a total generation capacity of 287 MW were registered in the country.
The average price in the October round of Germany’s solar capacity procurement program fell back below the five-cent mark, helped by expansion of the quota for solar on Bavarian agricultural land.
The new, more ambitious target is part of a climate protection program Berlin is now defining. The solar sector believes, however, 98 GW will not be enough to ensure the country’s energy transition The draft version of the climate policy package unveiled by German chancellor Angela Merkel at the recent UN Climate Action Summit in […]
In August alone, around 327 MW of new solar generation capacity was registered in the country. This month the FIT for solar systems up to 750 kW in size will fall another 1.4%.
EuPD Research has calculated what needs to be done to replace the nuclear and coal generation to be phased out in Germany. Accelerated expansion of PV appears the best short-term option. However, storage capacity will need to increase 30-fold by 2040 so solar can become the main pillar of the country’s energy system. With Germany […]
Approximately 420 MW of solar power was newly installed in February, 2019