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Louisiana Solar

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Data Current Through:
Q3 2022
Solar Installed (MW):
216
National Ranking:
38th (40th in 2021)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
20,606 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
0.4%
Solar Jobs in 2021:
3,210
Solar Companies in State:
62 (5 Manufacturers, 29 Installers/Developers, 28 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$535 million
Prices have fallen
52% over the last 10 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
2,816 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 15th)
Number Of Installations:
20
Louisiana

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Notable Installations in Louisiana

  • LA3 West Baton Rouge Solar Facility in West Baton Rouge was developed by DEPCOM and came online in 2020. This 74.5 MW project produces enough electricity to power 7,991 homes.
  • Brookfield Properties Retail, Walmart, and Abita Brewing Co. have all gone solar in Louisiana. Brookfield Properties Retail's 1.3 MW Mall of Louisiana project in Baton Rouge is one of the largest corporate projects in the state. 
  • At 2.4 MW, TCI Alvar in New Orleans is among the largest solar installations in Louisiana. Completed by Influent Energy in 2019, this solar project has enough electric capacity to power more than 257 homes.

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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If you're looking for information about local solar companies, check out EnergySage's list of solar companies in Louisiana, where you can check out information about each company and see real customer reviews.

Louisiana State Solar Policy Resources

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

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

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

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 Solar Panels Overview - Learn about the history of solar policy in Louisiana, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Louisiana

Solar Panel Cost in Louisiana - Learn about the history of solar policy in Louisiana, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

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

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

 

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