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Vermont Solar

Data Current Through:
Q3 2018
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
26th (31st in 2017)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs:
Solar Companies in State:
87 (12 Manufacturers, 41 Installers/Developers, 34 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$532.55 Million
Prices have fallen
43% over the last 5 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
215 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 39th)
Number Of Installations


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Notable Installations in Vermont

  • PSEG Essex Solar Energy Center was completed in 2014. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 3.6 MW of electricity -- enough to power over 647 Vermont homes.5
  • At 1 MW, Main Street Solar Project in Rutland is among the largest solar installations in Vermont. This project has enough electric capacity to power more than 269 homes.6

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

Solar Companies in Vermont

Looking for a local installer? Use the SEIA EnergySage Marketplace to compare quotes and find companies in your area. You can also review the average costs for installing solar in Vermont, based on real price data from solar quotes.

Don't see your company listed? Complete our National Solar Database Survey!

Vermont State Solar Policy Resources

Vermont Public Service Board – Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of Vermont public utilities

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

Renewable Energy Vermont

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

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

State Affiliate: New England Solar Energy Association


1All data from SEIA/GTM Research U.S. Solar Market Insight unless otherwise noted:

2Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly:

3The Solar Foundation, State Solar Jobs Census:

4SEIA, National Solar Database:

5SEIA, Major Solar Projects List: