These cities are totally slaying the solar power game

With the Trump administration targeting various government clean energy programs, we can think of no better time to celebrate the U.S. cities with the most installed solar energy. A new report found the country has made some serious solar strides in 2016, particularly in 20 cities across the country. SEE ALSO: Coal-fired electricity is at its lowest since officials started keeping track America's "shining cities" helped the country attain 42,000 megawatts of solar energy capacity by the end of 2016 — enough energy to power 8.3 million average homes and slash annual carbon emissions by 52.3 million metric tons, the Frontier Group and the Environment America Research and Policy Center reported. U.S. Cities by Cumulative Installed Solar PV Capacity, End of 2016.Image: Environment America Research and Policy CenterLast year, the 20 top U.S. cities collectively accounted for nearly as much solar power as the entire country had installed at […]

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