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Louisiana Solar

Data Current Through:
Q3 2019
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
37th (37th in 2018)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
10,210 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs:
Solar Companies in State:
82 (7 Manufacturers, 49 Installers/Developers, 26 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$361.18 million
Prices have fallen
36% over the last 5 years.
Growth Projection and Ranking:
750 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 30th)
Number Of Installations:


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Notable Installations in Louisiana

  • Several large retailers in Louisiana have gone solar, including Abita Brewing Co., Whole Food and Walmart. Walmart has installed one of the largest corporate photovoltaic systems at their location in Many4.

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

Solar Companies in Louisiana

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 Louisiana, based on real price data from installed systems and solar quotes.

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Louisiana State Solar Policy Resources

Official SEIA State Affiliate - Gulf States Renewable Energy Industries Association (GSREIA)

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

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

Louisiana Department of Natural Resources - Find a wide variety of information on state government energy programs, policy, projects, energy-saving strategies and energy-related statistics

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

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

National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Louisiana