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Solar Means Business

Major U.S. businesses are choosing solar at a rapid rate to power their operations. SEIA’s Solar Means Business Report tracks a variety of commercial solar installations, including the top 25 corporate solar users, many of whom are Fortune 500 companies. Solar energy is a cost-effective way for businesses to generate the electricity they need for manufacturing, distribution, storage, retail, and many other applications. As you can see below, America’s top brands are putting their faith in solar energy.

Solar Means Business Report


The top corporate solar users in the United States have installed enough solar capacity to power 402,000 U.S. homes. These Fortune 500 companies have installed solar at more than 7,400 individual installations nationwide.

Access the Full Report

The full Solar Means Business 2017 Report contains data on the Top 25 companies that have installed solar, information on trends in corporate procurement, and much more.

Click here to download a 1-page factsheet that summarizes the key findings of the report. 

The Top 10

Click through the slideshow below to see the top 10 corporations by their installed capacity of solar energy. 

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - America’s top companies are investing in solar in record amounts, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association’s brand new Solar Means Business 2017 report, which tracks on-site commercial solar installations and ranks top corporate solar users.

This year’s report contains data from over 4,000 companies, totaling more than 2.5 gigawatts of solar capacity across approximately 7,400 solar projects. Keep reading

Solar Means Business Project Map

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

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