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American solar panel manufacturing capacity increases 71 percent in first quarter 2024 as industry reaches 200GW milestone
Research - JUNE 7, 2024

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American solar panel manufacturing capacity increases 71 percent in first quarter 2024 as industry reaches 200GW milestone

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American solar panel manufacturing capacity increased 71 percent in first quarter 2024 as the industry reached 200-gigawatt milestone

A record-setting 11 gigawatts (GW) of new solar module manufacturing capacity came online in the United States during first quarter 2024, the largest quarter of solar manufacturing growth in American history.

According to the U.S. Solar Market Insight second quarter 2024 report released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie, total U.S. solar module manufacturing capacity now exceeds 26 gigawatts (GW) annually.

In addition, the industry also installed 11.8 GW of new solar capacity, bringing total capacity to 200 GW in the United States. The report also contains new data f

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