Italy put in 1,061 MW of solar energy within the first six months of 2022, in keeping with provisional figures launched by the Italian renewable power affiliation, ANIE Rinnovabili, and information from grid operator Terna.

Installations rose considerably from 362 MW in the identical interval final yr, 267 MW within the first half of 2020, and 231 MW within the January-June 2019 interval. Most of this yr’s capability was put in within the second quarter, when 628 MW was linked to the Italian grid.

In keeping with the newest statistics, PV initiatives under 1 MW in measurement represented virtually all the newly deployed capability, at 686 MW. Photo voltaic parks above 1 MW in measurement solely accounted for 375 MW of the entire.

Residential PV methods as much as 20 kW in measurement nonetheless accounted for the most important share, at round 426 MW of capability. PV methods starting from 20 kW to 100 kW accounted for 76 MW of the entire. In the meantime, business and industrial PV installations starting from 100 kW to 1 MW hit 184 MW within the first six months of the yr.

The components of the nation with the best growth volumes have been the Lombardy area, which introduced 147 MW of latest photo voltaic on-line, and the central area of Lazio, with 144 MW. Sicily and Sardinia completed the primary half of the yr with 139 MW and 103 MW, respectively.

The provisional figures point out that Italy exceeded 22.4 GW of photo voltaic capability on the finish of June. The nation’s Nationwide Built-in Plan for Local weather and Power goals for 50 GW of photo voltaic by 2030.

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