Thursday, March 14, 2013

2012 was a record-breaking year for solar panels in the US

Last year there was a record-breaking 3.3 gigawatts worth of solar panels - or 16 million individual solar panels - installed in the U.S., making solar power the fastest-growing energy source domestically. That's according to a new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association and GTM Research. In comparison, a large nuclear or coal plant can generate about a gigawatt, so there was the equivalent of three of these types of large power plant ...

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http://gigaom.com/2013/03/14/2012-was-a-record-breaking-year-for-solar


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