News Digest Item
02 Sep 2016

German solar industry cautiously optimistic about future

R&D for Photovoltaics

Future prospects for the German solar sector are “rather good”, according to almost two thirds of business and research experts surveyed by R&D for Photovoltaics, a research initiative financed by the economy (BMWi) and education (BMBF) ministries. 62 percent say that jobs in the solar sector will increase over the coming five years, and 91 percent say that the sector in Germany will continue to rely on state support in light of tough international competition.

Read the press release in German here.

For more information read the CLEW article PV auctions: More competition, but critics warn of target shortfalls.

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