74% of All New Generation in the U.S. Came from Solar in Q1
Released May 29, 2014
The U.S. installed 1,330 MW of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the first quarter of 2014 to total 14.8 GW installed capacity, enough to power 3 million homes. In another significant development, Q1 2014 was the largest quarter ever for concentrating solar power.
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June 5, 2014
The U.S. solar market has burst out of the gate in 2014 by recording the second-largest quarter in history. This growth was led by the strong performance of the utility segment- both in the PV and CSP markets. Register
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WASHINGTON D.C. AND BOSTON, MA – Driven by strong year-over-year growth in the utility and residential markets, the United States installed 1,330 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the first quarter of 2014. Read more
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