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SEIA Releases 2009 US Solar Energy Review

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released its 2009 review today indicating strong growth across the solar market last year.  Here are some highlights…

* US solar electricity capacity increased 37% driven by strong demand in residential and utility scale markets
* 17K new solar jobs created for a total of 46K in the US
* Industry revenue grew 38% to nearly $4 billion
* Solar manufacturing production increased 7% from 2008
* Residential grid-tied … Read the rest