29 Aug '11, 1pm

Lessons Learned: Italy's Solar Rise and the Path Ahead

Lessons Learned: Italy's Solar Rise and the Path Ahead

Then markets elsewhere slowed down and policies within Italy changed. Suddenly, it became the hottest market around , and the nation’s installed capacity shot up to 3.4 GW by the end of last year to a shade under 9 GW by the end of July. Now a country that had implemented a target of 8 GW of solar by 2020 has rewritten its target to achieve 23 GW by 2016. The sudden rise to become the world’s second largest solar market behind Germany has not come without some headaches and many lessons learned, and it has many countries with big solar ambitions watching intently. But, ultimately, Italy has been a success story even though its growth has coincided with deep economic troubles that continue to grip the nation. So it was with those considerations that SEPA led a group of American utility executives to Italy this past spring on a fact-finding mission. The goal: Look, learn and...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2011...

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