News

You are here

Installations of Solar Energy Systems Double

CNN Money

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- When it comes to solar power, more and more Americans are seeing the light.

Installations of solar energy systems in the U.S. more than doubled in 2011, according to a new report, fueled in part by declining solar panel costs.

The U.S. added a record 1,855 megawatts of photovoltaic capacity in 2011, a 109% increase versus the year prior, said GTM Research and the the Solar Energy Industries Association, a national trade group.

Read the full story from CNN Money

Related News

Sign up for the latest alerts

Get emails from SEIA and be the first to know about solar news and issues in your state.

Related Content

Contact Information

To schedule an interview with one of SEIA's spokespeople, please contact:

  • Ken Johnson, Vice President of Communications at 202.556.2885

Sign up for our press list.

Solar Update

Solar Generation