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Tennessee Solar

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Solar Installed (MW):
191.96
National Ranking:
25th (26th in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
18,050
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
0.28%
Solar Jobs:
3,548
Solar Companies in State:
160 (39 Manufacturers, 72 Installers/Developers, 46 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$449.99 million
Prices have fallen
55% in the last five years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
629 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 26th)

There are currently more than 151 solar companies at work throughout the value chain in Tennessee.

2017-Q4-TN

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Notable Installations in Tennessee 

  • Mulberry Farm in Selmer was completed in 2014 and is among the largest solar installations in Tennessee.  This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 16 MW of electricity -- enough to power over 1,504 Tennessee homes.5
  • IKEA & VW have both gone solar in Tennessee. VW has installed a 9 MW project at their location in Chattanooga.6  

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Solar Companies in Tennessee  

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Tennessee State Solar Policy Resources

Tennessee Regulatory Athority (TRA) – Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of Tennessee public utilities

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

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

U.S. Energy Information Administration - Tennessee 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

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

Number Of Installations
2,062