Tech giant Apple is now the leading procurer of corporate solar in the United States with over 400 megawatts (MW) of total installed capacity, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association’s Solar Means Business report. This report puts the power of corporate commitments to clean energy on display, as the world’s largest and most-recognizable companies turn to solar energy in historic numbers.
The 2018 figures below are from the Solar Energy Industries Association. Further below are the current statistics with Apple still leading the way.
Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) stated that the "Top companies are increasingly investing in clean, reliable solar energy because it makes economic sense. During the Solar+ Decade, corporate solar investments will become even more significant as businesses use solar to fight climate change, create jobs and boost local economies. When global brands go solar, the rest of the world takes note, and this report puts the power of corporate solar investment on full display."
The largest companies investing in solar are listed in the chart below with Apple leading the way once again.
For more on this news, check out the full press release from SEIA here.
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