US Solar Market Staying Strong

For the third year in a row the US solar industry installed over 10GW of solar capacity in residential, commercial, and utility companies combined. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) President and CEO Abby Hopper said, “The total amount of solar installed in America is on track to more than double in the next five years, proving solar’s resiliency and its economic strength. It’s clear, this next decade is going to be one of significant growth.” Residential solar has seen growth is in the last five years and did great in 2018 with almost 315,000 homes adding a solar system. Total US solar capacity now stands at 62.4 GWdc, about 75 times more than was installed at the end of 2008!