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US Solar Power — Hit, Kicked, But Still Running

September 14th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

I wrote about the newest US Solar Market Insight Report this morning to provide an update on US solar power capacity added in the first half of 2020, including in relation to other energy sources. However, there's much more to cover in the report, so let's go through some of those charts again as well as other ones


Correction: Solar Power Equaled 37% Of New US Power Capacity In 1st Half Of 2020

September 14th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

At the end of last week, I reported on new power capacity installed across the United States in the first half of 2020. The data for that report came from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). However, FERC's dataset is incomplete. It does not include rooftop solar power and some other small and medium sized solar power installations


7 Bonus Solar + Storage Stories — Sonnen, Sunrun, Stem …

June 27th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

There's only so much time in the day — a lesson I seem intent on not learning. We've published many solar energy articles in the past month and many energy storage articles, but here are 7 more solar plus storage (solar+storage) articles we just couldn't dedicate full articles to


Top 10 Commercial Solar Customers In USA (In Absolute Terms)

December 5th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

When it comes to US business choosing to power their stores and factories with solar energy, the critical factor is money. Commercial solar prices have fallen by 58% since 2012 and by 16% year over year in 2016. In many cases, it's just cheaper to install commercial solar power systems than continue to buy electricity from the local utility. Large US corporations now benefit from more than 1,000 megawatts of installed solar power. That's up from 300 megawatts in



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