Italy set a target to achieve 50 GW of solar photovoltaic installed capacity by 2030, pv magazine reported Jan. 11.
Under the new national integrated plan for climate and energy released by the Ministry of Economic Development, Italy's 2030 target for solar power generation was increased to 74 TWh from 72 TWh.
Italy also aims to reach 26.6 GW of photovoltaic capacity by 2025, according to the report, compared with its current installed photovoltaic capacity level of nearly 20 GW.
The country's renewable capacity is expected to grow to 93.1 GW from the current level of 54 GW. Following solar, hydropower generation is expected to total 19.2 GW, followed by wind with 18.4 GW of capacity and biomass with 3.7 GW.