20 May '11, 2pm

Huge Growth Expected for North American Solar Industry

As Conference Committee Chair of Intersolar North America for the past three years, I witnessed the ebb and flow of policy, regulation, investments and its effect on the solar industry. The U.S. solar market has the potential to double once again in 2011, making it a contender for the world’s largest solar market by 2015. The 'perfect storm' of incentives, regulations and affordability, makes it well positioned for strong growth. According to Jay Holman, lead analyst for IDC Energy Insights' Renewable Energy Strategies program, "While subsidies undeniably underpin much of the solar PV industry's recent growth, the industry has been rapidly innovating in ways that make solar PV systems more cost effective, easier to install from both an economic and an installation labor perspective, and easier to maintain." Triggered by decreasing costs and the world’s quest for clean ener...

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