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Two New Trends Redefine Residential Solar's Potential

By Brian Keane

Solar power continues its impressively steady growth, but two recent trends have redefined and energized the potential of residential solar power in America. Those discoveries reveal that the impressive growth is just the beginning.

The existing growth is already consistent and multi-faceted. The solar industry, for example, employed 142,698 Americans in 2013, according to the Solar Foundation. That’s a 20 percent increase since 2012, far outpacing the national employment growth rate of almost 2 percent during the same period.

In addition, solar prices continue to drop. For the third year in a row, the installed price of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green