U.S. Solar Market Grows 95% in 2016, Smashes Record
Reported by: The Solar Energy Industries Association®, February 14, 2017
The United States solar market experienced its biggest year ever with solar megawatt usage up over 95% from 2015. For the first time ever, U.S. solar ranked as the number one source of new electric generating capacity additions on an annual basis. Altogether, solar accounted for 39 percent of new capacity additions across all fuel types in 2016. As a result of a remarkable 2016, the U.S. is now home to more than 1.3 million solar PV installations with a cumulative capacity of over 40 gigawatts.
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