GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)® just released U.S. Solar Market Insight: 2011 Year-in-Review, the industry's leading resource for data and analysis on solar markets in the U.S. This quarter's report analyzes the United States' record solar growth in 2011, as well as what lies ahead for the market in 2012 and beyond.

The free executive summary includes the ten key solar stats of 2011 and can be downloaded here

The graphic below, courtesy of the GTM graphic design team, emphasizes some of those key stats.

The full report, along with annual subscriptions, can be purchased at http://www.greentechmedia.com/research/ussmi.

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