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According to the Solar Market Insight report, the U.S. solar industry installed over 4000 MW of solar power in Q3 2016. That's 1 MW of new solar power installed every 32 minutes, and more than all the solar that had been installed in the U.S. up until 2010.


New 1 MW site is the latest addition to a portfolio of over 100 MW of shared solar from NRG Home Solar and NRG Renew.


Latest RFP response is coming in at 4 cents per kilowatt hour. This is significantly lower than the average wholesale energy cost in the entire U.S.


New Jersey legislature agrees on bill to raise net metering cap. Although it falls short of solar advocate's goal, it will allow the state to reach its projected 300 MW in new installations in 2015.


SEIA report shows that solar installations in Georgia are expected to reach its highest to date. New law going into effect this week should spur residential and commercial installations.


SEIA report shows that Texas installed 49 MW of solar in Q1 2015. This is the state's highest to date. Texas ranked sixth overall in new installed capacity.


State currently ranks sixth in nation for solar installations. However, as many communities reach their caps, these numbers may drop.


SolarCity makes community solar waves in Minnesota with announcement of solar garden project. 100 1 MW projects are planned before the end of the year.


As solar continues to heat up, Sunrun announces expansion into more California markets. This makes their services available in almost the entire state.


The U.S. solar industry is now the fastest-growing renewable energy source in America, with approximately 20 GW installed and 20 GW set for 2015-2016.