Counting solar projects from California and New Jersey (which together make up half the U.S. solar market), the average size of an American solar project is just 34 kilowatts (kW). This squares with findings from Germany, where their 25 gigawatt solar capacity is mostly rooftop projects 100 kW and smaller.
John Farrell directs the Energy Democracy initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and he develops tools that allow communities to take charge of their energy future, and pursue the maximum economic benefits of the transition to 100% renewable power.
Latest posts from John
- Why Minnesota’s Community Solar Program is the Best - October 21, 2019
- How City Policy Can Reduce Gas Use - October 17, 2019
- Why Gas Has to Go – And How Cities Can Show it the Door — Episode 87 of Local Energy Rules Podcast - October 9, 2019