U.S. solar power group says it sees headwinds ahead

15 Dec 2017   Solar

A U.S. solar power trade group said the Trump administration was standing in the way of growth, but the sector showed resilience in the third quarter. A report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association found total installed capacity topped 2 gigawatts in the third quarter, but the pace of growth was slower than last year. Through the end of the third quarter, researchers found solar power installations are behind pace from the same period last year by 22 percent. “The solar industry is a resilient bunch, but this quarter shows us what happens when policy uncertainty becomes a disruptive factor: prices rise, supplies shift and the market reacts accordingly,” Abigail Ross Hopper, the president […]

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