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Italy Update: One customer at a time

Italy Update: One customer at a time

Italy update: Current Italian legislation for self-consumption includes the possibility for owners of PV systems up to 20 MW to sell all or part of the produced power to a single final client. Despite several challenges, this option is now becoming more attractive, as solar module prices keep dropping and energy prices for the Italian industry and service sector remain among the highest in Europe.

Italy: added solar capacity in 2017 expected to total 400 MW

Italy: added solar capacity in 2017 expected to total 400 MW

So far, 2017 has been a record-breaking year for Italy’s solar sector. The latest figures regarding its current additions to the grid promise a new overall capacity of over 19.6 GW, allowing the country to cover as much as 8.2 % of its power demand with solar energy.

Intersolar Europe 2017: Milk the Sun to participate with special topics

Intersolar Europe 2017: Milk the Sun to participate with special topics

With the Intersolar Europe in Munich, the largest trade fair for the world’s solar industry, Messe München will once again welcome the international solar sector from 30 May to 2 June. Around solar innovations, storage facilities, photovoltaic services and more, the organizers have come up with an entertaining and informative framework program.

Italy first to conquer Iran’s solar market

Italy first to conquer Iran’s solar market

Small Italian companies are the first to break ground on the Middle-East’s newest solar market, Iran. Their plan is to build 1 GW of solar farms in the next 10 years.

PV market in Italy: Impressions from Solarexpo 2015

PV market in Italy: Impressions from Solarexpo 2015

Solarexpo, the annual event of renewable and photovoltaic energies, took place in Milan last week (April 8th-10th). After 16 seasons, SolarExpo represents the main opportunity to measure the health condition of the Italian PV market after the government decided to reduce the FiT make other unfavourable changes affecting the solar industry. Around 10.100 visitors participated in panel discussions, workshops and exhibition stands. Although the size of Solarexpo has significantly decreased since the golden era of PV subsidies, many operators hope for a bright future and a prompt „rebirth“ for the Italian PV market.

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