Solar power has grown rapidly in the U.S. over the past two year, helped by the expansion of residential leases and massive solar farms. But for the market to continue to grow soft costs need to come down, financing options need to open up, and government policy needs to be consistent to attract investors. Solar analyst Travis Hoium covers three keys to the industry's growth in the video below.
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