Despite its tremendous popularity, as well as its importance to the U.S. economy and our environment, solar energy is facing an uncertain future in Washington, D.C. and in some state capitals. It's critically important to show your support for solar by urging your friends, family, neighbors and coworkers to "#GoSolar #USA!" That's why, on January 16th, millions of Americans took part in National Shout Out For Solar Day, demonstrating to our leaders that solar is critical to our nation's future.
2014 was a year of tremendous growth for the U.S. solar industry. Today, there's an estimated 20 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity in the United States - enough to power 4 million American homes, or every home in a state the size of Massachusetts or New Jersey.
This unprecedented growth is helping to create tens of thousands of American jobs, save hundreds of millions of dollars for U.S. consumers and businesses, and reduce pollution nationwide. And, frankly, we’re just scratching the surface of our industry’s enormous potential.
Print and share your #GoSolar signs!
Click here to download a factsheet on Shout Out For Solar Day. If you want to learn more about how solar is powering America, we've created an educational website: America Supports Solar. Check it out!
See the results
Check out our Thunderclap, which gathered social media content and released all at once at 10:00am on January 16th.
Check out all of the photos in the Storify album below