09 Mar '17, 5am

U.S. Solar Market Has Record-Breaking Year, Total Market Poised to Triple in Next Five Years

U.S. Solar Market Has Record-Breaking Year, Total Market Poised to Triple in Next Five Years

In a record-breaking year for solar, the U.S. market installed 14,762 MWdc of solar PV in 2016 - nearly doubling the capacity installed in 2015. Growth was primarily driven by the utility PV segment, which installed more in 2016 than the entire market in 2015. For the first time ever, solar ranked as the No. 1 source of new electric generating capacity additions brought on-line on an annual basis at 39%. On average, a new megawatt of solar PV capacity came on-line every 36 minutes in 2016. In 2016, a record 22 states each added more than 100 MW of solar PV. Q4 2016 was the second consecutive quarter that California added more than 1 GWdc of utility PV and the largest single quarter by one state. At 19%, residential PV saw its growth slow in 2016 from record growth in 2015 due to second half slowdowns in a handful of established state markets, offset somewhat by the emergen...

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greentechmedia.com 09 Mar '17, 2pm

In a record-breaking year for solar, the U.S. market installed 14,762 megawatts (DC) of solar PV in 2016 -- nearly doublin...

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seia.org 09 Mar '17, 1pm

In Q4 2016, depending on the market segment, overall PV system pricing fell by up to 4.1% from Q3 2016. The segment with t...

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