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Idaho Solar

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Solar Installed (MW):
391.36
National Ranking:
17th (16th in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
48,532
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
2.82%
Solar Jobs:
611
Solar Companies in State:
49 (7 Manufacturers, 23 Installers/Developers, 15 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$313.47 million
Prices have fallen
55% in the last five years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
174 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 39th)

2017-Q4-ID

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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

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Solar Companies in Idaho

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/
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Number Of Installations
1,152