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West Virginia Solar

Data Current Through:

Q4 2023

Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
49th (48th in 2023)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
3,749 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs:
Solar Companies in State:
18 (3 Manufacturers, 10 Installers/Developers, 5 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$114 million
Prices have fallen
47% over the last 10 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
605 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 44th)
Number Of Installations:

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Notable Solar Installations in West Virginia

  • Toyota has gone solar in West Virginia, with its 2.5 MW project in Buffalo being one of the largest corporate projects in the state. 

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


Solar Companies in West Virginia

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West Virginia State Solar Policy Resources

West Virginia Public Service Commission – Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of West Virginia public utilities

West Virginia Department of Energy

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

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

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