The U.S. solar industry built a record-setting 7,286 MW of new photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2015, according to new numbers from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research. Solar 29.5% of U.S. new capacity beat new build in natural gas.
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