Tag: Greece

  • IEA Solar Report Provides Wealth of Information (14 Charts)

    IEA Solar Report Provides Wealth of Information (14 Charts)

    The newest edition of the Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme report was recently released by the IEA — detailing a huge quantity of different aspects of the global solar PV market as well as country- and region-specific solar PV markets. This 19th edition of the report provides a number of highly interesting/useful graphs, some of which are posted below. Providing […]

  • Greece Cuts Feed-in Tariffs 30% Retroactively

    This is what you call bad solar policy, bad investment and business policy, and overall bad policy. Greece has retroactively cut solar feed-in tariffs (FiTs) by 30% on average. Of course, it comes as part of broader economic problems in Greece. Feed-in tariffs aren’t the only thing being cut either. “The new measures ask solar […]

  • Greece To Implement Net Metering

    Greece To Implement Net Metering

    Greece is set to implement a solar policy widely used throughout the US — net metering. However, the solar PV industry in Greece isn’t thrilled about it. Greek Deputy Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change Asimakis Papageorgiou has said that, in most circumstances, households and businesses will be able to export any electricity they produce […]

  • Report: EU Anti-Dumping Duties Could Cost Continent 1.3 GW Of Solar

    A new report from research group IHS has found that the EU’s anti-dumping duties on Chinese solar products, if implemented, will result in over 1.3 GW less solar power capacity being installed in the EU in 2013. Overall, combined with solar incentive cuts, IHS projects that the EU will install 6 GW or 33% less solar […]

  • Greece Solar PV Grows 793 MW In Q1 (7 Charts & Graphs)

    Greece Solar PV Grows 793 MW In Q1 (7 Charts & Graphs)

    Previously, we reported that Greece added 300 MW of solar PV in January 2013. The following two months didn’t see as much built, but the Q1 total did hit a respectable 793 MW. 259 MW were added in March and 234 MW were added in February, and Greece is now at about 2.2 GW of […]

  • Large PV Projects Announced In Greece & Japan

    A couple of big new solar PV projects in Greece and Japan have just been announced. In Greece, Italy-based Energy Resources Ltd and China Development Bank have teamed up on a contract for a 32-MW solar PV park. The €50 million project is supposed to be completed in less than a year, by the end of 2013. […]

  • Greece Adds 300 MW Of Solar PV In January (More Than Germany), Bill Looks To Cut Solar Red Tape

    The latest figures from Greece indicate that the country installed 300 MW of solar PV in January (more than Germany’s 275 MW). The stats come from LAGIE, which is the operator of the Greece electricity grid. Here are some more stats from LAGIE: This 300 MW January total is over 1/3 the new capacity Greece installed […]