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Idaho Solar

Data Current Through:
Q2 2022
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
27th (35th in 2021)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
83,211 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs in 2021:
Solar Companies in State:
32 (1 Manufacturers, 20 Installers/Developers, 11 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$932 million
Prices have fallen
53% over the last 10 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
937 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 39th)
Number Of Installations:

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Notable Solar Installations in Idaho

  • 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 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