U.S. Solar Market Insight Report

The Q1 2015 U.S. Solar Market Insight report is now available.

Today, GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) release the Q1 2015 U.S. Solar Market Insight report. This report series is the industry's definitive source for data and analysis on U.S. solar markets, from demand to policy and pricing by state and market segment.


FIGURE: U.S. Solar PV Installations, Q1 2010 - Q1 2015
Source: GTM Research / SEIA

Key Findings from the report:

  • The U.S. installed 1,306 MW of solar PV in Q1 2015.
  • Through Q1 2015, nearly 25% of cumulative residential solar installations have now come on-line without state incentives.
  • The residential and utility PV market segments each added more capacity than the natural gas industry brought on-line in Q1 2015
  • We forecast that PV installations will reach 7.9 GW in 2015, up 27 percent over 2014.

Download the free executive summary here.