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China installs record 12GW of solar in 2013

Bloomberg New Energy Finance

February, 2014: China far exceeded industry forecasts and tripled from its 2012 total of 3.6 gigawatts to hit over 12 gigawatts in 2013, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Globally 2013 was also a record year for solar installations, but China added more capacity than any country ever had before. The previous record for installations in one year was 8 gigawatts from Germany in 2010.

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