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We provide expertise in the application of optics and semiconductor materials used for photovoltaics (PV), renewable energy, and optoelectronics. As a Materials Scientist and specialist in solar...

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Spain has installed 4 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2019 and is the fastest growing European solar PV market. Due in part to favorable government policies and solar resources, there is a growth of corporate PPAs and unsubsidized projects. At issue is the ever-increasing grid access requests. The main project development bottleneck in Spain is connected to the grid access process. You can learn more about the status of Spanish solar from the March 12, 2020 Solarplaza write-up.

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Matt Chester on Mar 23, 2020

Due in part to favorable government policies

Are there any in particular that you think solar proponents stateside would be wise to replicate?

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