24 Feb '14, 12pm

Netherlands connects over 600MW of PV to grid

The municipality with the highest recorded installed capacity, over 2013, was Amsterdam with 16MW. Cumulative gird-connected PV installations in the Netherlands reached over 660MW by the end of last year, figures show. Data released by Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment showed 665.47MW of grid-connected solar by the end of 2013. The statistics show installations by municipality; there are more than 400 municipalities in Holland. The municipality with the highest recorded installed capacity, over 2013, was Amsterdam with 16MW; the lowest was Rozendaal, with just 61kW installed. The Netherlands has adopted solar energy rapidly with numerous pro-solar policies. In August last year the country was inundated with applications for solar rebates, exceeding the government's set funding limit. Around 315MW was installed by August last year as part of the rebate programm...

Full article: http://www.pv-tech.org/news/holland_connects_over_600mw_o...

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