What was one of the hottest solar states in 2013 in the U.S.? Would you expect it was North Carolina?
Yes, North Carolina is home to Apple’s two recently finished massive (40 MW total) solar panel farms. But the state also has emerged on its own as a major market for solar. According to the latest report from the Solar Energy Industry Association and GTM Research, North Carolina was the third most active solar state in the U.S., trailing only California and Arizona, in the third quarter of 2013.
The state has been expected to have an 80 percent growth in solar farms over 2013. North Carolina had 69 solar system installations in the third quarter, up from 56 in the second quarter.
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