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Infographic: The History and Future of Solar Energy in the US

Infographic: The History and Future of Solar Energy in the US
Infographic: The History and Future of Solar Energy in the US, Courtesy of New Jersey Institute of Technology
Courtesy of New Jersey Institute of Technology

Texas and clean energy are hardly considered synonymous. However, as uncovered by a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, Texas has emerged as an unexpected leader in solar power, with $1 billion now being invested in solar energy infrastructure with an aim to produce up to 12,500 megawatts of solar electricity by 2029. To mark this important moment in US energy production, the New Jersey Institute of Technology has produced this infographic revealing the benefits (and drawbacks) of solar energy for the average American consumer, including everything from the history of solar energy to incentives available for solar systems nationwide. Read on to view the infographic in full.

Courtesy of New Jersey Institute of Technology
Courtesy of New Jersey Institute of Technology

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Finn MacLeod
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Cite: Finn MacLeod. "Infographic: The History and Future of Solar Energy in the US" 30 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/772571/how-texas-is-leading-the-charge-in-solar-energy-generation/> ISSN 0719-8884
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