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Washington DC Solar

Data Current Through:
Q3 2018
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
39th (42nd in 2017)
State Homes Powered by Solar:
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs:
Solar Companies in State:
213 (8 Manufacturers, 31 Installers/Developers, 174 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State
$157.91 Million
Prices have fallen
43% over the last 5 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
164 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 43rd)
Number Of Installations

Washington 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

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

Solar Companies in Washington DC

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 Washington, D.C., based on real price data from solar quotes.

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

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

DSIRE Incentives Database - Washington, D.C. - Search a public clearinghouse for specific solar energy incentives in Washington, D.C. and across the United States


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

2The Solar Foundation, State Solar Jobs Census:

3SEIA, National Solar Database:

4SEIA, Solar Means Business: