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2018: Another Banner Year for Solar

by solarguru
In 2016, predictions surrounding the solar industry seemed to suggest that 2017 would see a drastic shift downward of solar panel installations. These predictions were errantly based on the fact that China and the US were revising their solar policies, which led experts to believe it would take time to figure out what these policy revisions consisted of. As it turns out, 2017 was a great year for the solar industry and installations, precisely because of those policy revisions. The global solar community installed an astounding 75 GW(Giga-Watts) of solar power in 2016. Although final numbers aren’t in, expectations for [...]