Last Updated: May 9, 2013
The Major Solar Projects List is a database of all ground-mounted solar projects, 1 MW and above, that are either operating, under construction or under development. The list is for informational purposes only, reflecting projects and completed milestones in the public domain. The information in the list was gathered from public announcements of solar projects in the form of company press releases, news releases, and, in some cases, conversations with individual developers. It is not a comprehensive list of all utility-scale projects under development. This list may be missing smaller projects that re not publicly announced.
Note: SEIA reports project capacity figures in AC units when available.
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- There are over 500 major solar projects currently in the database, representing over 32 GW of capacity.
- The list shows that there is over 3.2 GWac of major solar projects currently operating.
- There remains an enormous amount of capacity in the pipeline, with over 29 GW of PV and CSP projects either under construction or under development.
- Under the Obama Administration, 16 projects have been permitted on federal lands, which will provide 6,058 MW of generating capacity.
Project Location Map
Solar on the Ground
See the locations of the major solar systems identified by this research on our interactive map.
SEIA does not guarantee that every identified project will be built. Like any other industry, market conditions may impact project economics and timelines. SEIA will remove a project if it is publicly announced that it has been canceled.
SEIA actively promotes public policy that minimizes regulatory uncertainty and encourages the accelerated deployment of utility-scale solar power.
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