22 Jul '16, 9pm

10 states account for 88% of #solar capacity and only 26% of population. Who's leading via @SolarIndustry.

With three solar panels installed for every two Nevadans, Nevada became home to more solar capacity per person than any other state by the end of 2015, according to a new report co-authored by Environment America and Frontier Group. The report ranks last year’s top 10 U.S. solar states per capita, noting that although the leading states are not necessarily the ones with the most sunshine, each one has – or, at least, had – strong public policies to enable homeowners, businesses, communities and utilities to go solar. The report says the 10 states – Nevada, Hawaii, California, Arizona, North Carolina, New Jersey, Vermont, New Mexico, Massachusetts and Colorado – accounted for 88% of U.S. solar capacity by the end of 2015 but only 26% of the country’s population. According to the report, of the 10 states, nine have strong interconnection policies; nine have policies that all...

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