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UK solar PV system prices among the lowest in the world (but still catching up with Germany)

December 7, 2012
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Prices for installed solar systems are among the lowest in the world, according to data from the most recent quarterly report from NDP SolarBuzz. The UK came in roughly behind China, Germany, and Italy in terms of the affordability of solar photovoltaic (PV) system costs, although it is noted that costs have come down significantly in [...]

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Europe, led by Germany, installed 2/3 of world’s solar PV capacity in 2011

September 27, 2012
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Europe installed more than 2/3–at 18.5 gigawatts (GW)–of solar photovoltaics (PV) systems in the year 2011, clearly leading the world and bringing the total capacity of solar panels installed in the EU up to 52GW, according to the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC)’s 2012 Photovoltaics Status Report. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend [...]

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Chinese Government increases solar PV manufacturing goals

March 28, 2012
Chinese government ups solar PV production targets

The Chinese government released a report laying out its near-term targets for solar PV manufacturing over the course of the nation’s 12th 5-year plan, which began in 2011. The report reveals plans for 50,000 tons of polysilicon production per year and 5 gigawatts of solar PV cell production capacity by 2015, plus other goals related to solar [...]

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