Today, GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)® release U.S. Solar Market Insight: 2011 Year-in-Review, the industry’s leading resource for data and analysis on solar markets in the U.S. This quarter’s report analyzes the U.S.’s record solar growth in 2011, as well as what lies ahead for the market in 2012 and beyond.
10) Eight. Number of states that installed over 50 megawatts in 2011.
Eight individual states installed over 50 megawatts in 2011, up from only two in 2009 and five in 2010. Those states are California, New Jersey, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Pennsylvania, New York, and North Carolina.
Top 10 States: PV Installations, 2011 (megawatts)