IHS Markit: Europe to add 19GW and US to overtake India in year where PV installations will reach 129GW worldwide and return to double-digit growth.
The Chinese government should increase its 2020 solar target from 110 to 200GW, according to the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC).
Chinese PV energy provider GCL New Energy installed 1.1GW in the first half of 2016, according to a filing with the Hong Kong stock exchange.
In May, Italy installed around 49.8MW of new PV systems, down -2% compared to the same period of 2015, according to provisional data released by local renewable energy association Anie Rinnovabili.
The US installed 107MW of large-scale solar in April, according to the latest figures released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
PV deployment in Austria reached 160MW in 2015, slightly higher than the level seen in 2014.
The deployment of solar in the United States has reached new heights with one million installations nationwide, making the country’s clean energy revolution a viable reality.
China installed 7.14GW of new solar power capacity in the first quarter of 2016, according to figures released by the country’s National Energy Administration (NEA). Total cumulative solar capacity in the country is now 50.3GW.