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Washington DC Solar

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Solar Installed (MW):
44.71
National Ranking:
37th (31st in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
5,191
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
40.93%
Solar Jobs:
1,180
Solar Companies in State:
166 (4 Manufacturers, 27 Installers/Developers, 127 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$51.09 million
Prices have fallen
55% in the last five years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
155 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 42nd)

Washington DC has 169 solar companies throughout the supply chain, the majority of which support the national solar community.

2017-Q4-DC

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Notable Solar Installations in Washington DC

  • Several large retailers in Washington DC have gone solar, including Atlas Brew Works. It has installed one of the largest corporate photovoltaic systems in the state with 68 kW of solar capacity at their location in Washington, D.C.4

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Solar Companies in Washington DC

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Washington DC Solar Policy Resources

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

Council of the District of Columbia – Track pending legislation affecting solar energy, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current legislative issues in Washington DC

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

EnergySage Solar Data Explorer – District of Columbia – Review the costs and benefits of installing solar panels in the District of Columbia, based on real price data from solar quotes.

Footnotes

1All data from SEIA/GTM Research U.S. Solar Market Insight unless otherwise noted: http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight

2The Solar Foundation, State Solar Jobs Census: http://www.thesolarfoundation.org/solar-jobs-census/states/

3SEIA, National Solar Database: http://www.seia.org/research-resources/national-solar-database

4SEIA, Solar Means Business: http://www.seia.org/campaign/solar-means-business-2016

Number Of Installations
3,606