Small-Scale Solar Will Displace $2B of U.S. Power by 2025

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  • Solar on U.S. homes and businesses will grow 10% a year

Ratio of small-scale solar and battery capacity to total installed capacity

Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance

By 2025, over $2 billion worth of U.S. electricity production will change hands from traditional generators to small-scale generation assets. Worldwide, the small-scale solar photovoltaic capacity operated by homes and businesses is predicted to grow consistently as depicted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance in the New Energy Outlook 2017. In countries like the U.S. which face stagnant electricity demand growth, the growth in distributed electricity production will take sales from generators in the wholesale markets and regulated power regions.

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