Electricity

Germany’s Solar Installs Break Record Amid Race for Subsidy

Jan. 9 (Bloomberg) — Germany added a record amount of solar panels last year as developers raced to beat a subsidy cut in the world’s biggest photovoltaic market.December installations reached 3 gigawatts, the most that Germany ever added in a single month, the Bundesnetzagentur grid regulator said today. Volume for 2011 may be the country’s most ever, 7.5 gigawatts, according to preliminary estimates, a level that the BSW-Solar lobby group said will probably trigger an additional 15 percent subsidy cut starting in July…

via Germany’s Solar Installs Break Record Amid Race for Subsidy – Businessweek.

Categories: Electricity, Energy

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