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U.S. Installs 1.3 GW in Q3, Headed Toward Record-Breaking 2015

Updated December 9, 2015

executive summaryThe U.S. installed 1,361 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the second quarter of 2015 to reach 24.1 gigawatts (GW) of total installed capacity, enough to power 5 million American homes. Thanks to a booming residential PV market and continued realization of the utility sector’s double-digit gigawatt project pipeline, Q3 2015 marks the eighth consecutive quarter in which the U.S. added more than 1 GWdc of solar PV.

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executive summaryBOSTON, MASS AND WASHINGTON, D.C. A new report shows 2015 shaping up to be the United States solar market’s best year in history with record-breaking fourth quarter projections. The U.S. installed 1,361 megawatts [i] (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the third quarter of the year.  According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, Q3 2015, this marks the eighth consecutive quarter in which the U.S. has installed more than a gigawatt (GW) of PV capacity. Read more >>

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