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Solar Means Business Report


The top corporate solar users in the United States have now installed more than 1 gigawatt (GW) of solar capacity, enough to power 193,000 homes. These Fortune 500 companies have installed solar at nearly 2,000 individual installations nationwide. The top 10 corporate users are compiled in a slideshow below, and demonstrate that America's top brands are choosing to go solar at an impressive rate.

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For more detailed information about this report, click here to view an online version and download the full PDF. Highlights include rankings of the top 25 corporate users by megawatts (MW) installed and number of installations, trends in corporate adoption of solar, and analysis of different facility types.

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Press Release

Target has grabbed the top spot among American businesses that are going solar. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) revealed Target’s ascension to the top of the list in its 2016 Solar Means Business report, issued today, which found that more American businesses are installing solar than ever before. Covering corporate solar installs now in 38 states plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, the 2016 Solar Means Business report tracks nearly 1,100 MW of solar installations at America’s top companies. To put that in context, that’s enough electricity to power the equivalent of 193,000 homes every year. Also noteworthy, in just the first three quarters of 2016, the report found 142 MW of corporate solar was added in the U.S., more than was installed in all of 2015 (129 MW). Read more.

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Report Shows Corporate Installs in 38 States

Explore the map below, which shows all of the major corporate solar installations in the United States.