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Missouri Solar

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Data Current Through:
Q1 2018
Solar Installed (MW):
167.61
National Ranking:
29th (39th in 2017)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
18,118
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
0.33%
Solar Jobs:
2,609
Solar Companies in State:
137 (22 Manufacturers, 54 Installers/Developers, 58 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$477.97 million
Prices have fallen
47% over the last 5 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
214 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 29th)
Number Of Installations
6,337

There are currently more than 114 solar companies at work throughout the value chain in Missouri. Efficient work by these companies continues to lower the price of solar installations.

2017-YIR-MO

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Notable Solar Installations in Missouri

  • O'Fallon Renewable Energy Center was completed in 2014.  This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 5.7 MW of electricity -- enough to power over 619 Missouri homes.5  
  • Anheuser-Busch & IKEA have both gone solar in Missouri. At 1 MW, IKEA St. Louis 410 in St. Louis is among the largest solar installations in Missouri. This project has enough electric capacity to power more than 108 homes.6  

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

Solar Companies in Missouri

Looking for a local installer? Use the SEIA EnergySage Marketplace to compare quotes and find companies in your area. You can also review the average costs for installing solar in Missouri, based on real price data from solar quotes.

Don't see your company listed? Complete our National Solar Database Survey!

Missouri State Solar Policy Resources

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

Missouri Department of Economic Development - Division of Energy

Missouri General Assembly – Track pending legislation affecting solar energy, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current legislative issues in Missouri

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

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

Official State Affiliate: MOSEIA

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

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