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Utah Solar

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Data Current Through:
Q4 2019
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Solar Installed (MW):
1,771.27
National Ranking:
11th (20th in 2019)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
351,512 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
6.58%
Solar Jobs:
7,107
Solar Companies in State:
147 (20 Manufacturers, 75 Installers/Developers, 52 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$2,815.93 million
Prices have fallen
38% over the last 5 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
1,555 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 16th)
Number Of Installations:
37,689
Utah

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Notable Solar Installations in Utah

  • Utah Red Hills Renewable Energy Park was completed in 2016. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 104 MW of electricity -- enough to power over 20,419 Utah homes.5
  • Several large retailers in Utah have gone solar including IKEA, Patagonia and Uinta Brewing Company. IKEA has installed one of the largest such installations with 1 MW of solar capacity at their location in Draper.6
  • At 3 MW, Buckhorn Solar Plant in Paragonah is among the largest solar installations in Utah. This project has enough electric capacity to power more than 589 homes.7  

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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