Gallery: US Solar Industry Grows More in Third Quarter of 2011 Than in ...

 

A report released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association and GTM Research shows that solar power installations in the United States grew more in the third quarter of 2011 than in all of 2009. The growth in the third quarter of 2011 totaled more than 240% of the growth in the third quarter of 2010, and by year’s end the United States will have installed 1.7 gigawatts of solar energy – the same amount of energy as two nuclear power plants.

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  1. Buildingwell December 20, 2011 at 11:53 am

    These are some inspiring statistics. Much of the growth can be attributed to various government incentive programs, quickly-evolving technology, and dropping prices. Let’s hope the trend continues.

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