The Solar PV installation in the U.S.A. reach high record about 1.4 GW 2013, and the total solar installation reach about 4.2 GW in 2013, grow 15% compare with 2012,make it the important PV market in the world.
Large scale PV projects still dominated the U.S. solar installation, which account for about 80% of solar installation capacity. The large scale ground –mounted PV systems reached 3 GW in last year.
Large roof top installation exceeded 500MW, the small scale solar installations account for 700MW with increase of 10% compared to 2012.
California still leading the solar installation in 2013, but North Carolina became second solar market last year. The top ten U.S. solar states in 2013 as below:
1, California; 2, North Carolina; 3, Arizona; 4, New Jersey; 5, Texas
7, Massachusetts; 8, Hawaii; 9, New Mexico; 10New York