Germany added 437 MW of PV in June

Jul 31, 2020 12:46 PM ET
  • June installments brought first-half capacity additions to 2.36 GW, as Europe's largest solar market mostly shook off the effect of the pandemic.
Germany added 437 MW of PV in June
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Germany released around 437 MW of fresh PV ability in June, according to new figures released this week by the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur). Installments dropped a little from 446 MW in May, yet June capacity additions were still substantially greater than the regular monthly total amounts in the January-April period.

Developers connected 2.36 GW of solar to the grid in the initial fifty percent of 2020. In the exact same period last year, new enhancements hit 2.02 GW. If the current speed of development proceeds, this year's installments could be on course to surpass last year's overall additions of roughly 4 GW.

Customarily, the rooftop segment made up the largest share of releases in June, at 336 MW. Roof selections are still supported by feed-in tariffs, yet the Bundesnetzagentur has said that the FITs will be reduced by 1.4% in August, September as well as October, because of the levels of advancement signed up in the past few months.

Germany's collective installed PV capacity stood at 51.5 GW at the end of June.