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Idaho Solar

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Data Current Through:
Q2 2018
Solar Installed (MW):
414.21
National Ranking:
21st (16th in 2017)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
57,475
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
3.47%
Solar Jobs:
654
Solar Companies in State:
30 (2 Manufacturers, 17 Installers/Developers, 11 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$490.78 Million
Prices have fallen
47% in the last year
Growth Projection and Ranking:
149 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 40th)
Number Of Installations
2,385

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Notable Solar Installations in Alabama

  • Grandview PV Solar Two is among the largest solar projects in Idaho.  Installed in 2016, this 108 MW projects generates enough electricity to power nearly 18,000 homes.5
  • Solar photovoltaic projects American Falls Solar I and II were completed in 2017.  Combined, the projects have a capacity of 52 MW and will generate enough electricity to power over 7,000 homes.6

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

Solar Companies in Idaho

Looking for a local installer? Use the SEIA EnergySage Marketplace to compare quotes and find companies in your area.

Don't see your company listed? Complete our National Solar Database Survey!

Idaho State Solar Policy Resources

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

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

Idaho State Energy Office - Find a wide variety of information on state government energy programs, policy, projects, energy-saving strategies and energy-related statistics

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

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

State Affiliate: Idaho Clean Energy Association

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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