Graph showing the relative growth of PV capacity in the United States compared to the rest of the world between 2000 and 2010. U.S. capacity added has been modest with under 5,000 MegaWatts installed in 2010, compared to over 35,000 MegaWatts installed in the rest of the world

FIGURE 6.6The U.S. share of worldwide installed photovoltaic capacity, 2000 to 2010

SOURCE: EPIA, Global Market Outlook for Photovoltaics Until 2015, April 2011.

From: 6, National Support for Emerging Industries

Cover of Rising to the Challenge
Rising to the Challenge: U.S. Innovation Policy for the Global Economy.
National Research Council (US) Committee on Comparative National Innovation Policies: Best Practice for the 21st Century; Wessner CW, Wolff AW, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2012.
Copyright © 2012, National Academy of Sciences.

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