U.S. solar power gaining momentum

9 Jun 2017   Solar

Solar power in the United States is gaining momentum that’s independent of partisan issues in Washington, the head of an industry trade group said. A report published Thursday by the Solar Energy Industries Association found first-quarter 2017 marked the sixth quarter in a row with more than 2 gigawatts of solar power installed. The price point, meanwhile, is becoming competitive, with utility-scale installations falling below $1 per watt for the first time. Abigail Ross Hopper, the trade group’s CEO and former director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, told UPI the sector has established a sustainable trajectory that’s independent of the levers of power in Washington. “This quarter shows us […]

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