Italy reached 30.28 GW of cumulative put-in PV functionality, unfolding all through 1,594,974 installations, on the end of December 2023, in response to new statistics from Italia Solare, the nation’s picture voltaic energy affiliation.

In 2023, new PV additions hit 5.23 GW. This compares to 2.48 GW in 2022 and 0.94 GW in 2021.

In accordance with Italia Solare, 43% (2.26 GW) of the picture voltaic linked to the grid closing yr obtained right here from residential installations, whereas the C&I part accounted for 35% (1.82 GW). Utility-scale PV crops accounted for 22% (1.16 GW) of the complete.

“All through 2023, 12 utility scale crops had been linked, for an entire 417 MW, of which six are located between Sicily and Sardinia, for an entire 222 MW,” the affiliation talked about in a press launch. “The alternative eight crops are distributed between Basilicata, Lazio, Piedmont and Puglia.”

The commerce physique moreover talked about closing yr’s progress was primarily a results of the so-called “tremendous bonus” for setting up renovation duties, which not too way back expired, along with extreme energy prices.