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Utah Solar

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Data Current Through:
Q3 2022
Solar Installed (MW):
2,761
National Ranking:
12th (16th in 2021)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
508,033 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
11.1%
Solar Jobs in 2021:
6,971
Solar Companies in State:
119 (16 Manufacturers, 45 Installers/Developers, 58 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$4.1 billion
Prices have fallen
52% over the last 10 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
1,783 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 26th)
Number Of Installations:
63
Utah

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Notable Solar Installations in Utah

  • Cove Mountain in Beryl was developed by D.E. Shaw Renewables Investments and came online in 2020. This 230.6 MW project produces enough electricity to power 43,419 homes.
  • Amazon, Meta, and Real Salt Lake have all gone solar in Utah. Meta's 156 MW Cove Mountain Solar 2 project in Iron County is one of the largest corporate solar projects in the state. 
  • At 415.5 MW, Escalante Solar in Milford is among the largest solar installations in Utah. Completed by SunEdison in 2016, this solar project has enough electric capacity to power more than 78,234 homes.

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

Solar Companies in Utah

Looking for a local installer? Use SolarReviews to get company reviews and estimates for solar in your area. You can also view the average costs for installing solar in Utah, based on real price data from installed systems and solar quotes.

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If you're looking for information about local solar companies, check out EnergySage's list of solar companies in Utah, where you can check out information about each company and see real customer reviews.

Utah State Solar Policy Resources

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

National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Utah

Solar Panel Cost in Utah - Learn about the history of solar policy in Utah, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

Solar Rebates & Incentives in Utah - Check out EnergySage's list of key solar incentives in Utah to see what programs you can benefit from

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

Utah Solar Energy Association

Utah Solar Panels Overview - Learn about the history of solar policy in Utah, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

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

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

Utah Public Utilities Commission – Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of California public utilities

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