Facts and Stats to Share:

– Most Expensive Solar System: According to NREL, a $152,200,000 solar energy system was built in October 2009 in Florida
– Oldest Solar System: NREL dates some of the oldest solar systems in the United States being installed in 1983 in Florida and Idaho
– The earth is hit with 8.2 million quads of solar energy each year
– Average payback period on a residential solar installation: 9 years (payback period for commercial solar is significantly less)
– It costs less than $3.00/W to install a residential solar roof mount

Published with permission from the original publication on SolarPowerWorldOnline by Kathie Zipp

Derick Lila
Derick is a Clark University graduate—and Fulbright alumni with a Master's Degree in Environmental Science, and Policy. He has over a decade of solar industry research, marketing, and content strategy experience.

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