German solar power business "back on a growth track"
Germany’s solar market is back on a growth track, with new solar PV installations accounting for a total capacity of 900 megawatts in the first half of 2017, writes the German Solar Industry Association (BSW) in a press release. This was an increase of 75 percent compared to the first half of 2016. Decreasing acquisition costs had prompted especially small and medium-sized companies as well as homeowners to install PV facilities, writes BSW.
Read the press release in German here.
For background, read the CLEW article Last major German solar cell maker surrenders to Chinese competition.