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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


Wind Power Tops In New US Generation Capacity For 2012

January 18th, 2013 | by Andrew

More wind power generation capacity was added to the US electricity mix in 2012 than any other source, natural gas included, according to the latest statistics. Nearly 3.1 gigawatts of new wind power capacity came online in December alone


Where’s the Clean Energy Stimulus? Q2 a Record Quarter for US Solar Market

September 10th, 2012 | by Andrew

Q2 was a record quarter for the US solar market, intensifying opposition and populist rhetoric notwithstanding. Utility solar power installations powered second quarter gains in solar power capacity, though residential solar power installations increased for the fourth consecutive quarter, according to SEIA-GTM Research's latest quarterly report.


New Solar Power Charts

March 9th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

  Greentech Media posted a number of solar power charts yesterday on its website, charts which Shayle Kann presented at [&hellip


U.S. Solar Energy Growth Continues to Crush Records (10 Key Findings)

June 17th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

A new report published yesterday by the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) and GTM Research, U.S. Solar Market Insight: Q1 2011, indicates that the U.S. solar energy industry is continuing its record-setting growth. It is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the U.S. economy and is making noteworthy strides in both installed solar power capacity and solar manufacturing



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