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Nebraska Solar

Data Current Through:

Q4 2023

Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
48th (49th in 2023)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
12,023 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs:
Solar Companies in State:
24 (4 Manufacturers, 10 Installers/Developers, 10 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$162 million
Prices have fallen
47% over the last 10 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
460 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 45th)
Number Of Installations:

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Notable Solar Installations in Nebraska

  • Western Meadowlark Solar in Scottsbluff was developed by SoCore and came online in 2020. This 7 MW project produces enough electricity to power 915 homes.
  • Pandorf Land & Cattle and Sterner Farms have gone solar in Nebraska. Pandorf Land & Cattle's 800 kW project in Calloway is one of the largest corporate projects in the state. 
  • At 4.7 MW, Holdrege Solar Center in Lincoln is among the largest solar installations in Nebraska. Completed by Coronel in 2016, this solar project has enough electric capacity to power more than 615 homes.

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

Solar Companies in Nebraska

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Nebraska State Solar Policy Resources

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

Nebraska Solar Energy Generation

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

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

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

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