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New Hampshire Solar

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Solar Installed (MW):
72.84
National Ranking:
36th (38th in 2017)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
11,446
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
0.52%
Solar Jobs:
1,051
Solar Companies in State:
83 (25 Manufacturers, 32 Installers/Developers, 25 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$197.78 million
Prices have fallen
53% in the last five years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
306 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 35th)
Number Of Installations
6,599

New Hampshire is home to 85 solar companies that have worked hard to make an impact in the avaliable clean energy in the state. A large portion of these solar companies focus on manufacturing.

2017-YIR-NH

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Notable Solar Installations in New Hampshire

  • The Peterborough Solar Array was completed in 2016. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 1 MW of electricity -- enough to power over 152 New Hampshire homes.5
  • Target is one of the first major corporations to get involved in New Hampshire with their Greenland project in Greenland.6

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

Solar Companies in New Hampshire

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 New Hampshire, based on real price data from solar quotes.

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

New Hampshire State Solar Policy Resources

New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission – Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of New Hampshire's public utilities

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

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

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

New Hampshire Sustainable Energy Association - NHSEA's mission is to strengthen New Hampshire’s economy and conserve natural resources by promoting a transition to clean, efficient, and renewable energy.

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