The General Commission for Sustainable Development published in its n°348 of its "Figures and Statistics", the data on the French photovoltaic solar park as of June 30, 2012, ending the second quarter of 2012.
This note highlights an increase in installed and connected capacity, marked by the arrival of large installations with a power greater than 5 MW, but with a downturn compared to the semester of the previous year.
- The total cumulative installed capacity is 3,630 MW as of June 30, 2012 (for a target of 5,400 MW by 2020) ;
- The capacity connected during the first half of 2012 is 709 MW, of which 362 MW in the first quarter and 347 MW in the second quarter ;
- The 5 regions most affected by the new connected capacities are the Centre, Lorraine, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Limousin and Lower Normandy ;
- The queued capacity is 1,909 MW.