Philippines installed 903 MW PV power capacity in 2016

According to data released by the Department of Energy, the Philippines installed 903 MW of solar power plants in 2016. The country awarded 166 solar projects (including 150 grid-connected and 16 off-grid) with a potential capacity of 4,081 MW (4,077 MW grid-connected) of which only 903 MW was installed. Of the installed capacity, 900 MW is connected to the grid while the off grid projects totaled 3 MW in capacity. The country approved 755 renewable projects with a potential capacity of 16,948.98 MW of which projects totaling 4,521.74 were installed in 2016.

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