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SEIA Tennessee State Solar Policy Priorities
SEIA is working to empower TenneSEIA's role as an advocate in the Tennessee valley to create increased solar procurement for commercial and industrial energy users, as well as engaging in the legislature for PPA clarification and defending the state tax credit.
For more information on SEIA's work in Tennessee, please contact Maggie Clark.
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
Check out our Major Solar Projects List for more notable installations.
Solar Companies in Tennessee
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Tennessee State Solar Policy Resources
Tennessee Public Utilities Commission - 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
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