China sets 2016 solar cap at 18.1GW

China has set its 2016 solar installation cap at 18.1GW and took significant steps to address curtailment and encourage consolidation, according to leaked documents being widely circulated in China.

China PV installs surge past 50GW milestone

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.