Solar installations jumped 19% in 2022, totaling 8,111 new systems being installed across Long Island. Nationally, solar installations dropped 16% last year.
David Schieren, CEO of EmPower Solar and board president of NYSEIA, notes that 2023 could be a landmark growth year for solar. Schieren notes that supply constraints that affected the industry have eased, and and concerns about LIPA time of day rates are being resolved. This could lead to more installs being completed this year.
Read more at Newsday. Reporting by Mark Harrington.
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EmPower Solar develops, engineers, installs, and services solar and battery systems for residential and commercial clients. Since 2003, EmPower Solar has empowered thousands of New York homeowners and businesses with 47 megawatts of distributed solar. Its vision is to create a new energy paradigm powered by clean, renewable energy for a more prosperous, healthy, and civil world. The company culture is defined by the EmPowering Way, which results in consistent 5-star customer service reviews. For more information visit empower-solar.com.