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Solar Power to Increase Further in 2023

January 23, 2023

ATHENS – Solar Power Europe’s aim to achieve a new record in the installation of photovoltaic electricity production units in 2023, after 2022 record, Aristotelis Hantavas, the president of the organisation said in a message for the new year.

“In 2023 we expect around 54 GW of new solar power and under an very ambitious scenario we expect up to 68 GW. This course will be decisive since IEA says that Europe needs 60 GW of new solar power in 2023 to replace the deficit in Russian natural gas,” Hantavas said.

The main priorities of Solar Power Europe in 2023 are: drastically increasing solar power installations, preserving regulatory stability, adequacy of grid, restructuring administrative procedures and strengthening access to green and reliable energy production.

Hantavas said that in 2022, solar power installation was 41.4 GW, capable of covering more than 12 million households.

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