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Solar Energy Jumps to 22% of New US Generation Capacity in 2013

April 10, 2014 by Katherine Tweed
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Solar Energy Growth

Natural gas was the clear winner in capacity additions for electric utilities in 2013, but grid-scale solar was the clear runner up, providing about 22 percent of new generating capacity. Solar's contribution is up significantly from 2012, when it provided less than 6 percent of new generation.[read more]