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Alabama Solar

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Solar Installed (MW):
249.77
National Ranking:
24th (18th in 2017)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
25,718
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
0.27%
Solar Jobs:
488
Solar Companies in State:
42 (14 Manufacturers, 14 Installers/Developers, 14 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$287.64 million
Prices have fallen
53% in the last five years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
544 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 24th)
Number Of Installations
205

2017-YIR-AL

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Notable Solar Installations in Alabama

  • River Bend Solar was completed in 2016. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 75 MW of electricity -- enough to power over 6,995 Alabama homes.5
  • Toyota is one of the first major corporations to get involved in Alabama with their project in Huntsville.6

Check out our Major Solar Projects List for more notable installations.

Solar Companies in Alabama

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Footnotes

1All data from SEIA/GTM Research U.S. Solar Market Insight unless otherwise noted: http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight

2Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly: http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/#generation

3The Solar Foundation, State Solar Jobs Census: http://www.thesolarfoundation.org/solar-jobs-census/states/

4SEIA, National Solar Database: http://www.seia.org/research-resources/national-solar-database

5SEIA, Major Solar Projects List: http://www.seia.org/research-resources/major-solar-projects-list

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