16 Feb '17, 12pm

Solar power hits new U.S. heights: utility use exceeds home panels

Solar power hits new U.S. heights: utility use exceeds home panels

Stephen Edelstein Feb 16, 2017 Photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee Enlarge Photo No matter how you measure it, 2016 was a major year for solar energy. More solar-generating capacity was added last year than either natural gas or wind, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. A study by investment bank and research firm Lazard found that utility-scale solar has now become the single cheapest form of unsubsidized electricity in the U.S. DON'T MISS: When lauding renewables, look at utilization, not just capacity But wait, there's more. For the first time ever, solar ranked as the number-one source of new electric-generating capacity in the U.S. on an annual basis. Last year, the U.S. solar market nearly doubled its annual record , adding 14,625 megawatts of new photovoltaic-solar capacity, according to Greentech Media . U.S. electri...

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