Gallery: Americans Installed a Record Number of Rooftop Solar Panels Th...


Americans installed a record number of rooftop solar panels in 2012, according to a recent Solar Energy Industries Association report. The group expects a total national installation of 3.2 gigawatts this year, 684 megawatts of which was installed in the third quarter alone. And fourth quarter rooftop panel projects could double to 1,200 megawatts – the highest number ever.

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  1. Andy Dollinger March 12, 2013 at 9:09 am

    Wonderful post and great news.
    I’ll be offering my book, Green Power Homes ( on Kindle Store ) for FREE tomorrow for 24 hours.
    Here’s the link for those of you who’d like to download it :

  2. Rodrigo Calaguas December 12, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    First of all I thank the INHABITAT to post this very encouraging trend in solar (PV)application and very much impressed to the American’s positive outlook on PV solar panels. As a Filipino-Canadian, twenty years ago I wish that the solar panel cost would be affordable, apparently, now the application is becoming more and more attractive due to much supply of solar panels all over the world. I wish today and very eager to avail the opportunity of having my house in Toronto be an example of your business strategy and advocacy. How can I avail the services of INHABITAT? I believe in the chinese business philosophy “little profit (cents) but by the hundred of millions is earned exponentially)

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