The Solar Energy Industries Association released a report August 29 that found that net exports of solar energy products from the United States increased 73 percent, to $1.9 billion, between 2009-2010. The report, U.S. Solar Energy Trade Assessment 2011, also stated that exports of solar energy products totaled $5.6 billion, including $2.5 billion from polysilicon and $1.4 billion from manufacturing equipment. PV components represented more than 99 percent of the year’s exports, with the rest coming from solar heating and cooling.