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Arkansas Solar

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Solar Installed (MW):
20.17
National Ranking:
43rd (46th in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
2,193
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
0.07%
Solar Jobs:
271
Solar Companies in State:
32 (7 Manufacturers, 16 Installers/Developers, 7 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$34.70 million
Prices have fallen
55% in the last five years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
280 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 33rd)

2017-Q4-AR

 

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Notable Solar Installations in Alabama

  • SR Camden - Highland Industrial Park was completed in 2016. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 12 MW of electricity -- enough to power over 1,304 Arkansas homes.5
  • L'Oreal is one of the first major corporations to get involved in Arkansas with a project in North Little Rock.6
  • At 1 MW, Ozarks Natural Energy is among the largest solar installations in Arkansas. This project has enough electric capacity to power more than 108 homes.7

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Solar Companies in Arkansas

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Arkansas State Solar Policy Resources

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

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

Arkansas Alternative Energy Commission - Find a wide variety of information on state government energy programs, policy, projects, energy-saving strategies and energy-related statistics

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

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

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

6Ibid

7SEIA, Solar Means Business: http://www.seia.org/campaign/solar-means-business-2016

 

 

Number Of Installations
295