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U.S. Installs 7.3 GW in 2015, Set to Smash Records This Year 

Updated March 9, 2016

executive summaryThe U.S. installed 7,260 megawatts (MW) of solar in 2015 to reach 27.4 gigawatts (GW) of total installed capacity, enough to power 5.4 million American homes. Thanks to a booming residential PV market and continued realization of the utility sector’s double-digit gigawatt project pipeline, 2015 was the biggest year yet in solar history. Despite this remarkable growth, the industry is set to more than double the amount of installed capacity in 2016.

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executive summaryBOSTON, MASS AND WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. solar market is set to grow a staggering 119 percent this year says GTM Research in its latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report 2015 Year in Review, published in conjunction with the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

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The best part about the amazing figures for solar growth is that we're just getting started. By the end of this decade,...

Posted by Solar Energy Industries Association on Wednesday, March 9, 2016