29 Sep '14, 6pm

@IEA Report Says #Solar Could Be Largest Source of Electricity by 2050 via @SEIA

@IEA Report Says #Solar Could Be Largest Source of Electricity by 2050 via @SEIA

WASHINGTON, DC – Calling for “clear, credible and consistent signals from policy makers,” the International Energy Agency (IEA) today released two reports saying solar could be the world’s largest source of electricity by 2050. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) president and CEO Rhone Resch welcomed the reports, noting that solar is already the fastest growing renewable energy source in the U.S. and accounted for more than 50 percent of new generation capacity in the first half of 2014. “As these reports show, the future of solar is strong,” Resch said. “Today, the solar industry employs 143,000 Americans and pumps nearly $15 billion a year into the nation’s economy. By any measurement, policies such as the federal solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), are paying huge dividends for both the U.S. economy and our environment. But, as the IEA noted, we need to maintain ...

Full article: http://www.seia.org/news/iea-report-says-solar-could-be-l...

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