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U.S. Solar Use Is Low, But Growing Exponentially08:39

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Hawaiians are embracing solar power, but what about the rest of the U.S.?

Power and utilities analyst Jon Cohen tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson solar penetration in the U.S. is low, but it's experiencing "exponential growth."

There are a number of reasons for this: the cost of panels is coming down, there are various subsidies available and third-party owners have emerged — companies that lease rooftop solar panels to homeowners.


  • Jon Cohen, managing director and analyst on ISI’s Power & Utilities Research Team.

This segment aired on June 10, 2014.

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