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Solar Energy Resources and Technology Overview

The United States is rich in solar energy resources. Solar energy can be collected to generate electricity at both large- and small scales (utility-scale and distributed generation).

Follow the links below to learn about solar energy, and how it can be used to generate electricity or heat; the geographic distribution of solar energy resources in the United States; utility-scale and distributed solar energy technologies; and primary components of solar energy systems.

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