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Idaho Solar

Data Current Through:
Q3 2018
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
21st (16th in 2017)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs:
Solar Companies in State:
53 (7 Manufacturers, 26 Installers/Developers, 20 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$514.18 Million
Prices have fallen
43% over the last 5 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
170 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 41st)
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 the SEIA EnergySage Marketplace to compare quotes and find companies in your area.

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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

National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Idaho

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


1All data from SEIA/GTM Research U.S. Solar Market Insight unless otherwise noted:

2Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly:

3The Solar Foundation, State Solar Jobs Census:

4SEIA, National Solar Database:

5SEIA, Major Solar Projects List: