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The solar energy boom is the modern equivalent of the California Gold Rush of 1848.

Data from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association notes that it took 40 years to reach 1 million solar installations in the U.S., but just three more years to hit 2 million installations. And the forecast for 2021 alone is 3 million installations.


Data is as of Aug. 25.

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Louis Navellier
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com