Small to Medium Installer Still Backbone of Solar Industry

In Q1 2014, residential installations were a larger segment of the market than commercial installations (232 MW vs. 225 MW). In her RE World post published on July 2, 2014, solar industry analyst Paula Mints explains how the local installer can empower PV end-users to make informed choices between ownership and leasing. In the article, “The Rise of the Residential Solar PV Customer (and how a business model threatens to derail the U.S. solar revolution,)” Mints writes, “Despite an almost annual prediction of their demise, in the U.S. the small to medium PV installer is still the backbone of the industry.” Read more: Renewable Energy World.