Installed solar capacity in France ended 2018 at 8,527 MW. Of this, 7,886 MW was connected to the grids of A distribution system operator in France, Local Distribution Companies. These are, along with Enedis, the operators of the distribution system, intermediaries between the transmission grid and final customers. There are approximately 150 LDCs across France 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).
Increase in installed solar capacity