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Report: Greek Photovoltaic Market Grew Steadily in 2020

ATHENS — The Greek photovoltaic market recorded the second best performance of all times in 2020, the Hellenic Association of Photovoltaic Companies (HELAPCO) said in a report on Tuesday. More specifically, installation of new photovoltaic systems totaled 780 with a total power of 913 MW in 2020, raising the country's photovoltaic power to 3,742 MW. The previous best performance was in 2013, with new installation of total power of 1,043 MW.

In the 2020, the market of self-production systems almost doubled compared with the previous year, with new installations of 17 MW raising the category's total power to 51 MW. The photovoltaic market's workforce was 42,200 full-time job positions (direct and indirect). The energy performance of photovoltaics in Greece was 1,485 kWh per installed kW.

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