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Solar Futures Study, Department of Energy Technical Report (September 2021)

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Fall 2021 Quarterly Solar Industry Update, NREL Presentation (October 2021)

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Status and Trends in the Voluntary Market (2020 Data)

Fall 2021 Quarterly Solar Industry Update

2021 Standard Scenarios Report: A U.S. Electricity Sector Outlook

Cost Projections for Utility-Scale Battery Storage: 2021 Update

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