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April 7, 2022
Germany’s government is planning to slash red tape for new renewables projects as part of a new package of measures that will see the country’s already ambitious solar deployment targets be raised even further.
February 14, 2022
Germany is launching an initiative to support the construction of solar projects on agricultural land, in a move the economy ministry estimates could result in the deployment of 200GW of extra PV capacity.
January 5, 2022
Around 5.3GW of solar was installed in Germany last year, however the trade body has warned that additional barriers will need to be “torn down” if the new German coalition government’s target of 200GW of operational solar capacity by 2030 is to be met.
April 26, 2021
Germany’s renewable energy sector has said new government plans to more than triple the PV capacity included in next year’s auctions do not go far enough in supporting long-term solar deployment.
February 3, 2021
Developers installed close to 5GW of solar PV capacity last year after removal of controversial subsidy cap.
June 9, 2020
Firm in Hesse alleges ‘existential threat’ from the government’s failure to make good on pledge to scrap freeze of new subsidies, set to kick in shortly if no action is taken.
October 9, 2019
Cabinet deal enshrines solar as top renewable source in a decade's time but PV operators believe ambition falls short of level required by climate change.
September 16, 2019
Europe’s top PV market must drive five-fold solar boom and hit 59GWh storage capacity by 2040 if it is to plug gaps left behind by phase-outs, says industry-backed analysis.
September 11, 2019
Roll-out of about 30,000 PV systems is possible if private players step in to help, says Energy minister of country with almost non-existent solar sector despite 55GW potential.
March 29, 2019
Awarding of 505.2MW from collective bids of 869MW is a positive turn for sector but land restrictions will stifle deployment, says Germany’s BSW Solar.

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