6.5 GW Solar installations for USA by 2014?

by / Monday, 08 September 2014 / Published in Smartgrid-CI Blog

USA will reach 16 GW of PV generation capacity. According to US Solar Market Insight Report

By SNEHA SHAH

The USA installed close to 1,133 MW of solar power in Q2 2014. More than half of the electricity generated in the first half of the year was solar. The report (done jointly by GTM Research and Solar Energy Industries’ Association SEIA) claims that the total utility-scale installed capacity for the first half of 2012 was 1,784MW, which increased by 318% till the present half year of 2014 to 7,308 MW. This is an outstanding performance by the country. About 625 MW of utility-scale solar was installed in Q2 2014 alone.

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