5.75 GW of large solar photovoltaic plants added globally in the last 12 months

Wiki-Solar reports that 5.75 GW of solar photovoltaic (PV) plants larger than 10 MW will have been commissioned around the world in the 12-month period leading up to March 2013.

This is led by 75 PV plants totaling 1.96 GW in China, followed by 29 plants totaling 1.13 GW in the United States and 38 plants totaling 1.11 GW in Germany. This will bring the global total to 12.2 GW of large-scale PV at 488 sites.

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