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Mississippi Solar

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Solar Installed (MW):
158.84
National Ranking:
26th (38th in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
16,250
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
0.07%
Solar Jobs:
883
Solar Companies in State:
21 (6 Manufacturers, 10 Installers/Developers, 5 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$155.90 million
Prices have fallen
55% in the last five years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
622 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 27th)

2017-Q4-MS

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Notable Solar Installations in Mississippi

  • SR Houston is among the largest solar projects in Mississippi.  Installed in 2016, this 4 MW projects generates enough electricity to power over 400 homes.5
  • Several large retailers in Mississippi have gone solar including Mississippi Solar, LLC, Roberts Electric and Spencer Pope Farms. Taylor Machine has installed one of the largest such installations at their location in Louisville.6

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Solar Companies in Mississippi

Mississippi State Solar Policy Resources

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

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

Mississippi Energy Development Office - Find a wide variety of information on state government energy programs, policy, projects, energy-saving strategies and energy-related statistics

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

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

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/

4SEIA, National Solar Database: http://www.seia.org/research-resources/national-solar-database

5SEIA, Major Solar Projects List: http://www.seia.org/research-resources/major-solar-projects-list

6EIA, Solar Means Business: http://www.seia.org/campaign/solar-means-business-2016

Number Of Installations
644