From pv magazine France
France’s Ministry of Ecological Transition has reported that round 1,715 MW of latest PV techniques had been linked to the French grid within the January-September interval, from 2,201 MW within the first 9 months of 2021.
Installations above 250 kW in measurement accounted for about 52% of the brand new photo voltaic capability. Installations under 9 kW in measurement represented 89% of the newly linked items and 13% of all new capability.
France reached a cumulative put in PV capability of 15.8 GW on the finish of September, with 15.5 GW of the whole on the French mainland. The mixture capability of queued photo voltaic tasks with grid-connection requests, in the meantime, has elevated by 40% because the begin of the 12 months to 16.1 GW, together with 3.4 GW with signed connection agreements.
Within the first three quarters of the 12 months, photo voltaic manufacturing stood at 16.7 TWh, from 12.3 TWh throughout the identical interval in 2021. Photo voltaic era accounts for 4.7% of French electrical energy consumption.
The areas of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, and Grand Est have accounted for 70% of the newly linked energy to this point this 12 months. They’re the areas with the very best put in capacities, representing 73% of all cumulative energy linked in France by the tip of September.