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Alabama Solar

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Data Current Through:
Q1 2019
Solar Installed (MW):
282.77
National Ranking:
26th (28th in 2018)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
31,108 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
0.29%
Solar Jobs:
614
Solar Companies in State:
51 (14 Manufacturers, 19 Installers/Developers, 18 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$338.55 million
Prices have fallen
34% over the last 5 years.
Growth Projection and Ranking:
346 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 33rd)
Number Of Installations:
212

Alabama

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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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Alabama State Solar Policy Resources

Official SEIA State Affiliate - Gulf States Renewable Energy Industries Association (GSREIA)

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs - Find a wide variety of information on state government energy programs, policy, projects, energy-saving strategies and energy-related statistics

U.S. Energy Information Administration - Alabama Profile - Explore official energy statistics, including data on electricity supply and demand, from the U.S. government

DSIRE Incentives Database - Alabama - Search a public clearinghouse for specific solar energy incentives in Alabama and across the United States

Alabama Public Service Commission - Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of Alabama public utilities

Alabama State Legislature - Track pending legislation affecting solar energy, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current legislative issues in Alabama

National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Alabama

 

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