07 Feb '12, 3pm

Utility-Scale Photovoltaic Solar Set for 60% Growth in North America in 2012

Utility-Scale Photovoltaic Solar Set for 60% Growth in North America in 2012

Yesterday, I focused a bit small-scale or medium-scale solar (in the US & UK ) here on CleanTechnica. On the flip side, news today from Solarbuzz is that utility-scale photovoltaic solar is growing fast in North America and looking for 2012 to be its top year yet. Q4 2011 Saw Record Installations “Sharp reductions in market prices combined with the impact of regional and national policies pushed the North American photovoltaic market to a new quarterly peak with 0.93 GW installed in Q4’11, according to the latest North American PV Markets Quarterly report issued by NPD Solarbuzz, “the solar market research and analysis company notes. “The solar incentive policy mix in both the United States and Canadian markets drove up demand in large-scale ground-mount systems, which was 59% of this total. Regionally, the New Jersey, California, Arizona, and Ontario accounted for two-thi...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/02/07/utility-scale-photovo...

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