Watch: MSNBC’s Chris Hayes discuss the solar energy boom and revolution by talking us through solar in history

The U.S. Solar industry achieved a record year in 2014, growing by 34% over 2013 to install nearly 7,000 megawatts (MW) of solar electric capacity. Within the photovoltaic (PV) sector, over 6,200 MW of capacity was installed, led by the residential and utility segments, which grew by 51% and 38%, respectively. Though solar energy technology is now very affordable and reliable in the United States, it hasn’t always been like that. The above video takes us through a solar revolution’s history in the United States. Commercial users of solar energy (2014). Credit: SEIA Recently, the Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton […]
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