Photo voltaic capability in Norway elevated by 51 MW to achieve a complete of 120 MW in 2019, Norwegian photo voltaic trade physique the Solenergiklyngen mentioned final week.
Citing knowledge from Norwegian consultancy Multiconsult and the Norwegian Water Sources and Vitality Directorate (NVE), the trade physique mentioned the speed of including new photo voltaic capability greater than doubled final 12 months after the nation put in 23.5 MW in 2018.
In 2019, industrial and industrial installations accounted for 60% of the overall capability added, whereas residential methods made up 35%.
The Plus Buyer scheme (Plusskundeordningen), launched in 2017, has supported new photo voltaic installations in Norway. As a part of the scheme, energy utilities have to purchase surplus energy from photo voltaic arrays with a capability of as much as 100 kW.