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This infographic ranks the Top 10 Solar States based on solar capacity installed in 2013. It also includes the number of megawatts installed per state, number of houses powered per megawatt of solar added, and fun factoids for each state. We also show the rankings "remixed" based on number of solar jobs added in 2013, cumulative solar capacity, price decline, and percentage of new electricity generation from solar.
According to the SEIA/GTM Research U.S. Solar Market Insight Q3 2013 report there were 930 MW of solar PV installed in the third quarter of 2013, which means there is now 10,250 MW of solar energy in the U.S.
The following infographic illustrates the development timeline for a utility scale installation stretching from the planning and acquisition phase to placing the project in service.
Utility-Scale Solar Manufacturing: A Coast-to-Coast Supply Chain
Solar Means Business: The Top 10 Brands that have #gonesolar!
As of early 2013, there are more than 130 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems powering Navy, Army and Air Force bases in at least 31 states and the District of Columbia. See what states have the most solar installed on our interactive map.
In 2012, the U.S. solar industry installed 3.3 GW of solar capacity, growing 76% over 2011's total. What happened in your state? Find out!
See where the top corporations in the U.S. have installed solar. Our U.S. Corporate Solar Projects map was developed using the research from the Top Commercial Solar Customers Report.
See the locations of the major solar systems that we monitor as a part of our research on the Major Solar Projects List.