US reaches third place in global solar PV installations, healthy growth predicted for overall market

Flower, Gail
March 2009
Electronic News (10616624);3/30/2009, Vol. 55 Issue 13, p5
Trade Publication
The article focuses on two reports that highlight the growth of the solar energy industry. According to the European Photovoltaic Industry Association's (EPIA) report, the global solar photovoltaic (PV) market grew to at least 5.5 GW of electrical power converted using PV methods in 2008. The U.S. ranked third in 2008 new installations. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) published a report on the U.S. solar industry in 2008, which corroborated many of the EPIA's findings.


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