13 Jul '11, 2pm

Italia busca cuadruplicar la energía solar instalada en el 2020. De 8 GW actuales a 30 GW (vía @Care2)

Italia busca cuadruplicar la energía solar instalada en el 2020. De 8 GW actuales a 30 GW (vía @Care2)

Italy is renowned for being beautiful, but it is about to get even more so. The Italian solar power market is set to expand to 30 gigawatts by 2020 . Currently their solar capacity is 8 gigawatts, which was the target for 2020. Somehow they easily surpassed it, so they are going for even larger goals. “The combination of government target-setting, policy support and stimulus funds is underpinning the renewable industry’s rise and bringing the much needed transformation of our global energy system within reach,” said a United Nations official. (Source: UPI.com) Part of the goal will be met by expanding solar panel production at home and becoming less reliant on importing technology from countries like China and the United States. For example, a 500 million dollar photovoltaic plant was just launched in Sicily . Construction will be completed in 2012 and the plant is expecte...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/italys-solar-to-nearly-q...

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