Italy reached a cumulative put in PV capability of 24.2 GW on the finish of September, in response to a brand new quarterly replace by Italian state-owned vitality company GSE.
The company stated that 1,612 MW of PV programs have been put in in Italy within the first 9 months of the yr.
“The expansion, which follows eight years of relative stability within the PV sector, impacts all plant typologies, all areas, and the principle cities of the nation,” the GSE stated.
Round 32 MW of this yr’s new capability got here from PV programs beneath 3 kW in measurement and 705 MW from installations ranging in measurement from 3 kW to 30 kW. GSE stated that photo voltaic arrays with capacities between 200 kW and 1 MW reached 467 MW and initiatives above 1 MW reached 408 MW.
If the present progress pattern is confirmed, greater than 2 GW of newly put in PV capability might come on-line within the nation this yr. The Italian authorities is at present supporting large-scale photo voltaic through an public sale system and rooftop photo voltaic by way of internet metering and a number of other fiscal incentives.