Increase in installed solar capacity


Installed solar capacity in France ended 2018 at 8,527 MW. Of this, 7,886 MW was connected to the grids of Enedis, LDCs and EDF-SEI for Corsica, and 641 MW to the transmission network. The increase in capacity relative to 2017 was 11.4%. Capacity additions were within the average for the past five years, with 873 MW connected. Additions represented 84% of the targets set forth in the Multiannual Energy Programme for 2018 (10,200 MW).

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Output rose in line with installed capacity


Solar power output rose by 11.3% year-on-year in 2018, reflecting the increase in installed capacity as well as favourable weather conditions.

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