Utah's solar industry is growing, supported by investments from companies like IKEA, which installed Utah's largest commercial solar system.
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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
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Solar Companies in Utah
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Utah State Solar Policy Resources
Utah Public Utilities Commission – Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of California public utilities
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 State Legislature – Track pending legislation affecting solar energy, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current legislative issues in Utah
DSIRE Incentives Database - Utah – Search a public clearinghouse for specific solar energy incentives in Utah and across the United States
U.S. Energy Information Administration - Utah State Profile – Explore official energy statistics, including data on electricity supply and demand, from the U.S. government
EnergySage Marketplace - Utah - See the cost of solar panels and solar companies available in Utah
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
7SEIA, Solar Means Business: http://www.seia.org/campaign/solar-means-business-2016