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Solar Energy Jumps to 22% of New US Generation Capacity in 2013

April 10, 2014 by Katherine Tweed

Solar Energy Growth

Natural gas was the clear winner in capacity additions for electric utilities in 2013, but grid-scale solar was the clear runner up, providing about 22 percent of new generating capacity. Solar's contribution is up significantly from 2012, when it provided less than 6 percent of new generation.[read more]