26 Mar '12, 12pm

Germany — 7.5 GW of New Solar Power in 2011 (Confirmed)

Germany — 7.5 GW of New Solar Power in 2011 (Confirmed)

Earlier this year reports were released that 3 GW of new solar power were installed in Germany during the month of December alone. This marked a new record for solar capacity installed in a single month in Germany and doubts were cast on the accuracy of the news. Many craftsmen and companies of the solar industry voiced their skepticism since they didn’t notice the kind of increased activity that would have been required to accomplish such a record. To put the 3,000 MW in December into context, the entire solar industry of the US installed a total of 1.855 MW of new capacity in the entire year of 2011. Now, weeks of speculation have come to an end as the German Federal Network Agency has confirmed its earlier assessment by releasing its final report on new solar installations during the 4th quarter of 2011. According to the report, solar capacity did actually increase by 2...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/03/26/germany-7-5-gw-of-new...

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