Rarely does the U.S. solar industry see a quiet year. In that respect, 2019 did not disappoint — right up to the final weeks.
Over the last year, the U.S. market celebrated 2 million installations. Residential solar hit record deployment numbers. Several utilities inked ginormous deals and broke new national records on pricing for large-scale solar installations.
Then, in the final month of the year, Congress handed solar a crushing defeat for the industry’s favorite incentive.
Below, a look back at the biggest trends driving this year’s ride on the solar coaster.