Arizona Solar Penetration Reaches 5.8% in 2016

Arizona  solar penetration reached 5.8% in 2016 through Septemberr (82,334 residential installations in 1.4 million single family homes).  The zip code with the greatest penetration was 85396 in Buckeye, which has reached 29.8% solar penetration.  Two zip codes in Maricopa…

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CA Residential Solar Pricing Declines 6% Through June

The average price for residential solar lease/PPAs in California in June declined 6.3% to $4.95/Watt versus $5.28 in June of 2015.  Lease/PPA prices have been below $5.00 for the last three months.  Prices for purchases were approximately flat year-over-year. The…

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California Solar Penetration Reaches 7.2% in 2016

California solar penetration reached 7.2% in 2016 (498,801 residential installations in 6.9 million single family homes).  The zip code with the greatest penetration was 93314 in Bakersfield, which has reached 33.2% solar penetration.  Six zip codes in San Diego County…

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California Solar Residential Growth – Q1

California solar installations increased by over 20% in the 1st quarter of 2016 with 41,471 installations, compared to 34,539 in the first quarter of 2015. Total solar penetration, as defined as the percentage of housing units with solar, increased to…

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