California sets new solar records

California set new solar records this weekend as the state reached the milestone of 1,500 MW of solar power entering the grid at 10 a.m. PDT on March 10. An hour later, the amount of solar power entering the grid reached 1,656 MW.

The solar output held again on Monday, according to preliminary figures from the California Independent System Operator. According to the Solar Center of Woodland Hills, a producer of solar energy systems, California’s solar power capacity provided 15,394 MWh of power to the grid on Sunday.

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