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NC ranks 5th in the country for solar installations

Posted on 14 Mar 2013 by Justin Ruckman

North Carolina was the fifth-busiest state for solar installations in 2012, says an annual industry analysis, and now ranks No. 6 in total solar capacity. (…)

North Carolina trailed only California, Arizona, New Jersey and Nevada in installing 132 megawatts last year, enough to supply about 22,000 homes. The state now has a total of 229 megawatts installed, good for sixth-place nationally, the report says.

Read more by Bruce Henderson at Earth & Energy, his Charlotte Observer blog.

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