Extract from an article by Joe Romm
The global solar market has soared 30-fold in just nine years.
The rapid rise of solar power is one of the most astonishing transformations in the history of global energy use.
A decade ago, solar photovoltaics (PV) was just a tiny sapling, easily dismissed by fossil fuel advocates. Today, after a remarkable 30-fold increase in PV sales in just nine years, it has become a giant redwood forest.
SOURCE: Joe Romm, “Solar employs more U.S. workers than Apple, Google, and Facebook combined”, Think Progress, 12 April 2017
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