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Midwest Policy Download November 2016

Midwest Policy Download November 2016

Full Title: Midwest Policy Download November 2016
Publisher(s): Solar Energy Industries Association
Publication Date: November 1, 2016
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Description (excerpt):

The Midwest is emerging as a vibrant new solar market thanks to innovation and investment at the local and regional levels. New companies continue to spring up throughout the region. A strong combination of falling costs, customer interest, and major policy development is supporting new investment and attracting the attention of major national solar companies. Since 2010, Midwest solar capacity has grown over 4,284%, from just over 14 MW to over 632 MW of cumulative installed solar capacity. There are over 1,300 companies at work throughout the value chain in the Midwest. Solar Jobs in the Midwest have increased over 75% since 2012, employing over 20,720 people. Below are summaries of some of the major market developments occurring in the region.

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