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Missouri Solar

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Solar Installed (MW):
154.41
National Ranking:
28th (29th in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
16,779
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
0.28%
Solar Jobs:
2,380
Solar Companies in State:
126 (18 Manufacturers, 54 Installers/Developers, 51 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$452.90 million
Prices have fallen
55% in the last five years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
291 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 31st)

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-Q4-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  

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Solar Companies in Missouri

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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 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

EnergySage Solar Data Explorer – Missouri – Review the costs and benefits of installing solar panels in Missouri, based on real price data from solar quotes.

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

Number Of Installations
5,930