In 40 minutes of daylight, the sun releases upon the Earth the amount of energy that is consumed by the entire population of the planet in an entire year. (source: solcomhouse.com)
The largest purchaser of Green Power, which includes solar, is the US Air Force.
Over 80% of grid connected installations in 2003 took place in California.
The US solar market grew 27% in 2004.
The four biggest solar cell producers, Sharp, Kyocera, BP Solar, and Shell Solar, account for over 50% of worldwide production.
(above from solarbuzz.com)