Germany is seeing a rush of large-scale solar installations amidst fears subsidies for such...

|By:, SA News Editor

Germany is seeing a rush of large-scale solar installations amidst fears subsidies for such projects will vanish in 2013, as the government tries to shift activity towards rooftop installations. 81% of September German installations reportedly featured capacities greater than 1MW. A dropoff in demand for large-scale projects would hurt First Solar (FSLR), whose low-cost, low-efficiency modules are best suited for installations where space isn't at a premium. (also)