Solar Power in France

Solar Power In France

France had 2.831 GW of photovoltaics at the end of 2011, installing 1.634 GW that year. The electricity generated in France by photovoltaics was 1,800 GWh in 2011. The largest completed solar park is the 115 MW Toul-Rosières Solar Park.

Of the 242,295 installations completed by the end of 2011, 0.2% were over 250 kW, and made up 38.6% of the total. 89.1% were 3 kW or less, and made up 20.3% of the total.

Solar Parks
Name MWp Location Notes
Toul-Rosières Solar Park 115 48°46′48″N 005°58′48″E / 48.78000°N 5.98000°E / 48.78000; 5.98000
Gabardan Solar Park 67.2 44°02′42″N 0°01′36″W / 44.04500°N 0.02667°W / 44.04500; -0.02667
Les Mées Solar Park 90 44°00′N 6°00′E / 44.000°N 6.000°E / 44.000; 6.000 Multiple sections
Crucey Solar Park 60
Massangis Solar Park 56
Châteaudun Solar Park 50 Planned
Curbans Solar Park 33 44°25′N 06°03′E / 44.417°N 6.050°E / 44.417; 6.050
Photovoltaics
Year MWp GWh
2008 103.9
2009 289.3
2010 1,197.3 677
2011 2,831.4 1,800

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