Solar Power Surges to Contribute 54% of New Electricity – A Glimpse of What’s to Come

By ST Staff Writers The Energy Show · 54% of New Electricity Is From Solar – You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicts that 54.5 Gigawatts (GW) of solar generation capacity will be added by utilities in 2023. This does not include the 6.4 GW of residential installations and 1.7 GW of commercial installations expected in the same year.
SIDEBAR: A Gigawatt equals one billion watts of power. Back in 1955, Dr. Emmett Brown famously stated that the only power source capable of generating 1.21 GW is a bolt of lightning. However, the future holds

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