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Alabama Solar

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Solar Installed (MW):
127.87
National Ranking:
29th (22nd in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
11,927
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
0.02%
Solar Jobs:
530
Solar Companies in State:
48 (14 Manufacturers, 16 Installers/Developers, 18 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$142.96 million
Prices have fallen
55% in the last five years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
1,024 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 20th)

2017-Q4-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

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Solar Companies in Alabama

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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Number Of Installations
88