Each year, Larry Sherwood of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) releases an annual report summarizing recent trends in the U.S. solar energy market. And guess what? (Get excited...)
His latest report, U.S. Solar Market Trends 2010, was released just a couple of days ago.
In it, you'll read about the phenomenal growth witnessed by the solar industry in 2010. Main highlights include:
- The capacity of photovoltaic (PV) installations completed in 2010 doubled compared to the similar figure in 2009.
- Much of this gain was due to growth in utility-scale solar PV projects,