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Five Friday Facts: US Solar Grows 67%

Posted on the 18 March 2011 by 2ndgreenrevolution @2ndgreenrev
  • Five Friday Facts: US solar grows 67%The U.S. market for solar energy reached $6 billion in 2010, up from $3.6 billion (67%) from the previous year, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association.
  • U.S. had 5 pct of global PV share in 2010, down from 2009
  • U.S. PV installations are expected to double in 2011
  • Solar electric installations reached 956 megawatts in the United States last year, including 878 MW of PV systems.
  • More than 17 gigawatts of PV were installed globally.

Source: Solar Energy Industries Association

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