Solar PV could reach expansion target for first time
Solar PV expansion in Germany could reach the government’s goal of 2.5 gigawatts annually for the first time this year, Carsten Körnig, managing director of the German Solar Association (BSW), was quoted as saying in an article written by Thomas Magenheim for the Frankfurter Rundschau. Falling prices for the technology itself and for battery storage act as a stimulus, while political restrictions are holding back the further expansion of solar PV in the country, said Körnig at the opening of the Intersolar conference in Munich.
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For background, read the CLEW article Auctions bring German solar power price to new record low.