Report Shows Solar Becoming Mainstream Energy Source in US

Assessment of Incentives and Employment Impacts of Solar Industry Deployment, a report commissioned by the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA), details how solar is fast becoming a mainstream energy source in the U.S.

The report titled “Assessment of Incentives and Employment Impacts of Solar Industry Deployment,” commissioned by the Solar Energy Industry Association and published by the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

The report outlines a variety of benefits of solar energy, which include:

  • Its ability to reduce energy costs by providing much of the nation’s electricity needs during peak usage times;
  • Its potential to produce hundreds of thousands of jobs; and
  • Its tremendous export potential for solar manufacturing and materials.

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