2012 Top 10 Solar States
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!
According to the U.S. Solar Marker Insight Year-in-Review 2012 report by SEIA and GTM Research, 2012 was a record year for many states. California became the first state to install over 1 GW in one year, with cumulative installations making it 7th in the world (if it were its own country). Arizona came in as the 2nd largest market, spurred by installations of huge utility-scale solar power plants, while New Jersey ranked 3rd.
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