Italy's solar market reaches 3 GW in 2010 amid growing uncertainty

After what has been months of confusion regarding the exact size of the Italian solar market, the Gestore Servizi Energetici (GSE), Italy's grid interconnect agency, has announced official installation numbers through March 2011. In total, the country has a little over 4.18 GW of cumulative solar in...

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