Whole put in PV capability in the UK reached 15.13 GW on the finish of Could, distributed amongst 1,334,453 installations, based on provisional statistics from the UK Division for Enterprise, Vitality and Industrial Technique (BEIS).

Throughout January to Could, the nation added 479.5 MW of recent PV methods, in comparison with 226.2 MW throughout the identical interval final yr.

In Could alone, about 60.2 MW of recent additions have been recorded, though the numbers are thought of provisional and are anticipated to alter upwards as extra knowledge on new operational areas are acquired. Newly put in PV capability in Could 2022 was 49.3 MW, and in April of this yr, new additions totaled 70.8 MW.

Of the cumulative capability, 1.8 GW got here from massive PV vegetation above 25 MW, with photo voltaic amenities between 5 MW and 25 MW contributing one other 4.44 GW. Installations between 50 kW and 5 MW account for 3.69 GW.

Residential and industrial PV methods as much as 4 kW characterize the biggest section, with round 3.38 GW of put in capability. PV arrays between 10 kW and 50 kW have been adopted by 1.15 GW, and PV methods between 4 kW and 10 kW reached 644.3 MW.

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