WASHINGTON, D.C. — Earlier this year the U.S. Energy Information Administration issued a proposal to update the Electric Power and Renewable Electricity Surveys, forms used to collect information on utility-scale, distributed solar projects, and utility operations.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is launching a 501(c)3 nonprofit to accelerate the transition to carbon-free electricity through clean energy research and analysis.
WASHINGTON, D.C. and HOUSTON, TX —Supply chain constraints are leading to price increases across every solar market segment, despite the addition of 5.7 gigawatts (GWdc) of solar capacity in Q2 2021, according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight report released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business (Nasdaq: VRSK).
Following rapid growth across the industry in 2016, the United States solar market added 2,044 megawatts of new capacity in the first quarter of 2017. As installations grow, prices continue to fall to new lows, with utility-scale system prices dropping below the $1 per watt barrier for the first time, according to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report.
The U.S. solar market had its biggest year ever in 2016, nearly doubling its previous record and adding more electric generating capacity than any other source of energy for the first time ever.
U.S. Solar Market Insight™ is a collaboration between the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) and GTM Research that brings high-quality, solar-specific analysis and forecasts to industry professionals in the form of quarterly and annual reports. Released March 9, 2017