Germany sets new solar installation record of 7.5GW

According to preliminary figures from the German network regulatory agency, the Bundesnetzagentur, installations topped 7.5GW in 2011, slightly higher than record installations of 7.4GW in 2010.
Mild weather and falling module prices resulted in approximately 4GW of new power plant installations in the fourth quarter of 2011, while installations in  December topped 3GW alone.

Meanwhile around the Globe total installs figures also shows the increasing value of PV to energy production.