Graph of the Day: The rise and rise of distributed solar in the US

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Want proof distributed solar is booming? Two charts show how it provided over 25% of new US power plant capacity in 2013 and 43% in first half 2014.

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Want proof that distributed solar is rapidly growing?  Look no further than these two charts, showing how solar provided over a quarter of new power plant capacity in 2013 (6% from residential solar alone!) and 43% in the first half of this year!

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