In 2010, Europe’s PV market entered a new dimension, and Italy played a key part in that. Figures released by industry association EPIA this spring indicate that new PV installations across Europe totalled 12.5 GW, for the first time overtaking installations of new wind. Indeed, PV accounted for 21% of all new power generating capacity, according to EPIA. Yet as Italy’s numbers for 2010 continue to be processed, it appears that across Europe this figure may need to be updated to something nearer 14 GW.
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