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One Million Solar Panels and Counting

The United States reached a milestone in solar panel installation earlier this year, after 40 years of the industry attempting to gain a foothold. Now the industry is preparing for "warp speed."
April 22, 2016, 6am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Sometime around the end of February, the millionth solar installation came on-line in the United States" reports Julia Pyper, "a milestone that says as much about where the solar industry is going as it does about how far the industry has come."

Dan Whitten, vice president of communications at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), is quoted directly in the article to put the achievement in perspective: "It took us 40 years to get to 1 million installations, and it will take us only two years to get to 2 million…"

The article includes a lot more detail about the industry context for the achievement of one million panels, how the industry got to this point (including an example of local actions taken from Clayton, Missouri), and a preview of some of the remaining challenges facing the industry.

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Published on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in greentechmedia
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