SolarWorld hails French FIT bonus

SolarWorld is at the heart of the trade war engulfing global PV

SolarWorld is at the heart of the trade war engulfing global PV

Germany’s SolarWorld says it has become the first PV manufacturer to receive full certification for France’s controversial “Made in Europe” feed-in tariff (FIT) bonus.

As part of a broader solar rethink, the French government in January confirmed it would offer as much as a 10% bonus on the standard FIT rates for PV projects that employ kit manufactured in the European Economic Area – comprising the EU plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.

France’s Ministry of the Environment offers a 5% bonus each for wafers made in the EEA, cells made in the EEA, or modules assembled and tested in the EEA – up to a 10% maximum.

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