The U.S. solar market got off to a hot start in 2021, adding 2,827 MW of utility-scale capacity in Q1, a 36% increase from the same period in 2020. The U.S. now has 51,966 MW of utility-scale solar power capacity, excluding residential systems.
Meanwhile, wind developers added 3,334 MW of capacity in the first quarter of 2021, a 75% increase from the same period in 2020.
Get essential insights into our quarterly review of the U.S. solar and wind power sector:
- Solar and wind capacity by the quarter
- Largest completed solar and wind power plant projects
- Planned projects by development status
- Largest owners of planned solar and wind projects in the quarter
Q1' 2021 U.S. Power Forecast