Over the last few years, solar energy has become more popular than ever, and its popularity is only continuing to increase. Solar power is affordable and has proved to be a great alternative energy source for people. In fact, the cost of solar panels has seen a decrease of 50% over the last decade, and in the United States today alone, solar installations could power more than 12 million homes. From SolarPower.guide, this infographic analyzes which cities across America have the most solar energy potential.
The solar energy statistics that are taken into account are based on the 250 most populous cities across the United States, and it's Scottsdale, Arizona that tops the list, by having the most solar energy potential (13.562). Not only that, but Arizona is home to five of the cities that are in the top 20 (Scottsdale, Peoria, Surprise, Chandler, and Tempe), more than any other state in the country.