More Than A Shade Of Difference: Photovoltaic Diffusion In Germany And Spain
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Javier is a research scientist at the University of Graz.

                       

More Than A Shade Of Difference: Photovoltaic Diffusion In Germany And Spain

While both Germany and Spain were among the first countries to promote the diffusion of solar photovoltaics (PV), both countries experienced a divergent evolution of their PV sectors. While Germany remains as one of the leading countries, PV installed capacity in Spain has stagnated in the last 10 years. Why? Germany was able to adapt the remuneration levels of PV generators to the cost evolution of the technology through predictable Feed-in Tariffs (FiTs: preferential prices paid to PV generators to...

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