25 Jun '14, 6am

CA > Doubles Solar Power Market In '13 almost same as India Cn v b 20k mw https://t.co/VUkuIysy5i

2013 has been an impressive year for solar power. In the past 12 months, California more than doubled its entire rooftop solar installations from 1,000 MW to over 2,000 MW. To put this in perspective, it took California over 30 years to build 1,000 MW of rooftop solar, hitting that landmark in early 2013. Today, California is closing out the year with more than 2,000 MW of rooftop solar systems installed statewide. The California Public Utilities Commission's (CPUC) latest figures report 1,917 MW of rooftop solar, but those numbers exclude basically all of Pacific Gas and Electric's 2013 installations, by far the largest market in the state, as well as a significant number of installations in other utility territories. By comparison, California added 500 MW of distributed solar in 2012 - also a banner year. If California continues to grow its rooftop solar market at its 20...

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