The US Solar Industry Installed 1 MW of Solar Every 32 Minutes in Q3 of 2016
Even while some utility companies and government agencies attempt to slow the growth of solar. Many other forward thinking utilities are embracing the solar revolution and contracting for massive solar power plants to reach their own emission targets or simply to save money. Another way to look at these numbers is to realize that over 4,000 MW of solar came online in just 3 months, providing enough electricity to power 800,000 homes.
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