Arizona Solar Energy Production Increased By 333 Percent In 2011

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Arizona ranks third in the nation in terms of solar system installation, according to the 2011 U.S. Solar Market Insight Report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Governor Jan Brewer announced March 22.

More impressive, Arizona's energy production from photovoltaic systems jumped from 63 to 273 megawatts between 2010 and 2011: a tremendous 333 percent rate of growth. Arizona now trails only California and New Jersey in terms of solar megawatt production, and the SEIA report projects Arizona will jump into second place nationally this year.

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