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Industrial Info Resources

July 12, 2011 06:20 ET

Utility-Scale Solar Power Soared in 2010, Set to Grow Even More in 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2011) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The U.S. solar power sector had a strong 2010, and 2011 could be even stronger, according to a recently released ranking of U.S. utility-scale solar power from the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) (Washington, D.C.). The 10 utilities that are most active in solar power installed 561 megawatts (MW) of solar generating capacity in 2010, a 100% increase over the amount of solar installed in 2009 by that year's top 10 solar utilities.

Utilities including PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), NextEra Energy Incorporated (NYSE:NEE), Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) and Edison International (NYSE:EIX) added significant amounts of solar power generation capacity in 2010.

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