23 Aug '13, 5pm

Did You Know There Are More Solar Workers in Texas than Ranchers?

Today, solar generates enough electricity in the United States to power 1.3 million American homes — that’s the equivalent of every home in the state of Connecticut. Since the beginning of 2010, average panel prices have declined by more than 70 percent and average system prices have declined by nearly 50 percent, making solar more affordable than ever for more families and companies. A solar system is installed in the U.S. every four minutes . That breaks down to two panels every second. Right now, more than 30 utility-scale, clean energy solar projects are under construction in the United States — utilizing both CSP and PV technologies. A utility-scale solar power plant can generate as much electricity as a medium-sized, coal-burning power plant — and without the pollution! Total installed solar photovoltaic capacity grew more than 76 percent in 2012 compared to 2011, wi...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2013/08...

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