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Idaho Solar

Data Current Through:
Q1 2024
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
31st (25th in 2023)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
114,978 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs:
Solar Companies in State:
44 (4 Manufacturers, 25 Installers/Developers, 15 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$1.3 billion
Prices have fallen
43% over the last 10 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
1,428 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 38th)
Number Of Installations:

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Notable Solar Installations in Idaho

  • Grand View Solar Two in Grand View was developed by Clenera and came online in 2016. This 108 MW project produces enough electricity to power 14,674 homes.5
  • At 40 MW, American Falls Solar is among the largest solar installations in Idaho. Completed in 2017, this photovoltaic project has enough electric capacity to power more than 5,550 homes.
  • At 54.6 MW, ID Solar in Kuna is among the largest solar installations in Idaho. Completed by Origis Energy in 2016, this solar project has enough electric capacity to power more than 7,419 homes.

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

Solar Companies in Idaho

Looking for a local installer? Use SolarReviews to get company reviews and estimates for solar in your area. You can also view the average costs for installing solar in Idaho, based on real price data from installed systems and solar quotes.

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Idaho State Solar Policy Resources

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

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

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

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

National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Idaho

Solar Rebates & Incentives in Idaho - Check out EnergySage's list of key solar incentives in Idaho to see what programs you can benefit from

State Affiliate: Idaho Clean Energy Association

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