August 22nd, 2017 by Joshua S Hill 
China has had a fantastically impressive year so far in terms of solar installations, and it doesn’t look like it is planning on stopping anytime soon, as the country managed to install 10.52 GW worth of new solar capacity in July alone.
Further, not only is 2017 a big year for solar installations, but China has already surpassed its 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) target of 105 GW solar installations.
New figures published by independent solar industry advisory firm Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory (AECEA) this week show that China installed a whopping 10.52 GW (gigawatts) worth of new solar in July. That’s not bad, but even better when you consider that China installed a mammoth 24.4 GW worth of new solar capacity in the first half of 2017 — including 13.5 GW worth of new capacity in June.
That means in the space of two months (June …