Polaris solar PV net news: solar power according to the website Wiki-Solar, released in June, South Africa with more than 500MW of solar power as the world’s 10th-largest solar power countries, is the only one the list of African countries.
United States tops, 5MW, 10MW power plant 349 seats, total capacity of 6498MW. China ranks 2nd solar energy capacity 4607MW. Then was Germany (3428MW), India (1897MW), Spain (1680MW), United Kingdom (1523MW), Italy (875MW), Canada (714MW) and France (677MW). Japan, and Chile could soon enter the top ten, threatened France and Italy’s position.
South Africa most of 15 solar power station built in the Government’s first round of the independent power producers of renewable energy procurement plans November 2013 South Africa Department of energy signed 17 renewable energy contracts, coupled with the first two rounds of bidding 47 projects were signed. Not hard to foresee, with projects and contracts have been signed the gradual completion of projects under construction, South Africa’s ranking would rise in the future.
Original title: South Africa squeezed into the top ten solar power countries United States, China separated one or two