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The next stage in European solar power: A boom in subsidy-free solar?

January 23, 2013
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Europe has seen massive uptake of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the past few years. At the helm has been Germany, whose EEG legislation has paved the way for a world-leading rate of uptake for solar panels in the country. Others–Italy, Spain, and France, among others–are also doing well thanks to government support for renewables. All the [...]

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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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