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World Solar Power Topped 100,000 Megawatts in 2012

August 1st, 2013 | by Earth Policy Institute

The world installed 31,100 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012—an all-time annual high that pushed global PV capacity above 100,000 megawatts. There is now enough PV operating to meet the household electricity needs of nearly 70 million people at the European level of use.


Solar PV Breaks Records in 2010

October 27th, 2011 | by Earth Policy Institute

Solar photovoltaic (PV) companies manufactured a record 24,000 megawatts of PV cells worldwide in 2010, more than doubling their 2009 output



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