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U.S. solar industry

US New Solar PV Installations Reach Record 4.2 GW

January 11, 2014 by Joshua Hill
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NPD Solarbuzz have released their first news of the new year, unexpectedly looking back at the year just gone. According to the NPD analysts, the new solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the United States throughout 2013 reached a record 4.2 GW.[read more]

Solar Energy Is Heading to Mainstream in the United States

December 16, 2013 by Rosana Francescato
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Solar Energy and the Mainstream

Shayle Kann, Vice President of Research at GTM, wanted to assess whether solar is becoming mainstream. He decided to use a checklist, since the U.S. solar market is so complex, and found that solar is well on its way being an industry mainstay.[read more]

Solar Energy Is Heading to Mainstream in the United States

December 16, 2013 by Rosana Francescato
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Solar Energy and the Mainstream

Shayle Kann, Vice President of Research at GTM, wanted to assess whether solar is becoming mainstream. He decided to use a checklist, since the U.S. solar market is so complex, and found that solar is well on its way being an industry mainstay.[read more]

US Solar Energy Industry Shines In Record-Setting Third Quarter of 2013

December 12, 2013 by Silvio Marcacci
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Setting Solar Records

Solar panels were installed on more American residential rooftops in the 3rd Quarter of 2013 than any other quarter in history, pushing US installed solar capacity over the 10-gigawatt (GW) milestone and potentially ahead of Germany for the first time.[read more]

SunPower Moves Into Mexico

August 5, 2011 by Nathanael Baker

California-based SunPower is expanding its operations into Mexico in an effort to better serve the North American market, the company has announced. The solar producer plans to own and operate a manufacturing facility in Mexicali, Mexico.  It has already identified an existing building with 320,000 square feet of capacity, which...[read more]

First Solar Primed to Blow Competition Away in 2011

October 22, 2010 by Nathanael Baker
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First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR), already the market leader in thin-film solar modules, has expansion plans that will see it increase its manufacturing capacity over the next two years, further separating itself from its competition. The U.S.-based company has announced it will be adding manufacturing plants in the United States, Vietnam,...[read more]