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Solar State By State

Explore the latest solar market insights and policy updates in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. All market data is current through Q1 2020.

81.4 GW
Total solar capacity installed nationwide.
250,000
Americans working in solar.
2,475,609
Solar energy systems installed nationwide.
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California Solar MW Installed 27,897.04 Number Of Installations 1,140,780 Solar Jobs 74,255
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Alabama Solar MW Installed 283.07 Number Of Installations 227 Solar Jobs 707
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Alaska Solar MW Installed 7.94 Number Of Installations 733 Solar Jobs 64
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Arizona Solar MW Installed 4,708.44 Number Of Installations 158,936 Solar Jobs 7,777
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Arkansas Solar MW Installed 228.59 Number Of Installations 1,751 Solar Jobs 329
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Colorado Solar MW Installed 1,490.36 Number Of Installations 68,715 Solar Jobs 7,174
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Connecticut Solar MW Installed 759.14 Number Of Installations 45,263 Solar Jobs 2,234
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Delaware Solar MW Installed 144.31 Number Of Installations 6,885 Solar Jobs 495
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Florida Solar MW Installed 4,649.48 Number Of Installations 60,382 Solar Jobs 12,202
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Georgia Solar MW Installed 2,659.01 Number Of Installations 1,901 Solar Jobs 4,798
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Hawaii Solar MW Installed 1,335.44 Number Of Installations 87,004 Solar Jobs 2,484
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Idaho Solar MW Installed 555.93 Number Of Installations 6,677 Solar Jobs 512
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Illinois Solar MW Installed 275.77 Number Of Installations 14,188 Solar Jobs 5,513
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Indiana Solar MW Installed 444.84 Number Of Installations 3,344 Solar Jobs 3,600
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Iowa Solar MW Installed 139.58 Number Of Installations 5,462 Solar Jobs 869
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Kansas Solar MW Installed 76.42 Number Of Installations 722 Solar Jobs 887
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Kentucky Solar MW Installed 53.71 Number Of Installations 1,181 Solar Jobs 1,362
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Louisiana Solar MW Installed 177.56 Number Of Installations 16,058 Solar Jobs 3,352
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Maine Solar MW Installed 91.81 Number Of Installations 2,224 Solar Jobs 639
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Maryland Solar MW Installed 1,228.86 Number Of Installations 69,262 Solar Jobs 4,854
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Massachusetts Solar MW Installed 2,852.25 Number Of Installations 104,528 Solar Jobs 10,400
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Michigan Solar MW Installed 193.39 Number Of Installations 8,877 Solar Jobs 3,876
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Minnesota Solar MW Installed 1,428.44 Number Of Installations 7,170 Solar Jobs 4,335
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Mississippi Solar MW Installed 317.47 Number Of Installations 395 Solar Jobs 847
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Missouri Solar MW Installed 270.53 Number Of Installations 12,877 Solar Jobs 2,647
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Montana Solar MW Installed 61.32 Number Of Installations 1,883 Solar Jobs 308
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Nebraska Solar MW Installed 61.31 Number Of Installations 301 Solar Jobs 1,332
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Nevada Solar MW Installed 3,587.32 Number Of Installations 55,111 Solar Jobs 7,000
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New Hampshire Solar MW Installed 119.75 Number Of Installations 8,521 Solar Jobs 1,031
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New Jersey Solar MW Installed 3,320.72 Number Of Installations 122,682 Solar Jobs 6,225
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New Mexico Solar MW Installed 1,057.82 Number Of Installations 23,429 Solar Jobs 2,021
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New York Solar MW Installed 2,311.15 Number Of Installations 131,696 Solar Jobs 10,740
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North Carolina Solar MW Installed 6,435.38 Number Of Installations 16,457 Solar Jobs 6,617
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North Dakota Solar MW Installed 0.43 Number Of Installations 18 Solar Jobs 232
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Ohio Solar MW Installed 282.47 Number Of Installations 6,033 Solar Jobs 7,282
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Oklahoma Solar MW Installed 49.67 Number Of Installations 1,004 Solar Jobs 849
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Oregon Solar MW Installed 791.85 Number Of Installations 20,360 Solar Jobs 3,750
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Pennsylvania Solar MW Installed 540.78 Number Of Installations 31,335 Solar Jobs 4,231
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Rhode Island Solar MW Installed 284.62 Number Of Installations 6,228 Solar Jobs 1,009
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South Carolina Solar MW Installed 1,265.77 Number Of Installations 20,731 Solar Jobs 3,307
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South Dakota Solar MW Installed 1.67 Number Of Installations 30 Solar Jobs 448
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Tennessee Solar MW Installed 350.92 Number Of Installations 2,529 Solar Jobs 4,194
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Texas Solar MW Installed 4,606.20 Number Of Installations 70,587 Solar Jobs 10,261
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Utah Solar MW Installed 1,786.12 Number Of Installations 39,524 Solar Jobs 7,107
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Vermont Solar MW Installed 356.19 Number Of Installations 8,608 Solar Jobs 1,186
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Virginia Solar MW Installed 913.17 Number Of Installations 11,441 Solar Jobs 4,489
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Washington DC Solar MW Installed 93 Number Of Installations 6,420 Solar Jobs 1,051
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West Virginia Solar MW Installed 9.91 Number Of Installations 302 Solar Jobs 340
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Wisconsin Solar MW Installed 213.96 Number Of Installations 6,032 Solar Jobs 2,871
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Wyoming Solar MW Installed 110.15 Number Of Installations 696 Solar Jobs 159
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California Solar MW Installed 27,897.04 Number Of Installations 1,140,780 Solar Jobs 74,255
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Alabama Solar MW Installed 283.07 Number Of Installations 227 Solar Jobs 707
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Alaska Solar MW Installed 7.94 Number Of Installations 733 Solar Jobs 64
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Arizona Solar MW Installed 4,708.44 Number Of Installations 158,936 Solar Jobs 7,777
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Arkansas Solar MW Installed 228.59 Number Of Installations 1,751 Solar Jobs 329
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Colorado Solar MW Installed 1,490.36 Number Of Installations 68,715 Solar Jobs 7,174
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Connecticut Solar MW Installed 759.14 Number Of Installations 45,263 Solar Jobs 2,234
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Delaware Solar MW Installed 144.31 Number Of Installations 6,885 Solar Jobs 495
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Florida Solar MW Installed 4,649.48 Number Of Installations 60,382 Solar Jobs 12,202
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Georgia Solar MW Installed 2,659.01 Number Of Installations 1,901 Solar Jobs 4,798
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Hawaii Solar MW Installed 1,335.44 Number Of Installations 87,004 Solar Jobs 2,484
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Idaho Solar MW Installed 555.93 Number Of Installations 6,677 Solar Jobs 512
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Illinois Solar MW Installed 275.77 Number Of Installations 14,188 Solar Jobs 5,513
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Indiana Solar MW Installed 444.84 Number Of Installations 3,344 Solar Jobs 3,600
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Iowa Solar MW Installed 139.58 Number Of Installations 5,462 Solar Jobs 869
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Kansas Solar MW Installed 76.42 Number Of Installations 722 Solar Jobs 887
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Kentucky Solar MW Installed 53.71 Number Of Installations 1,181 Solar Jobs 1,362
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Louisiana Solar MW Installed 177.56 Number Of Installations 16,058 Solar Jobs 3,352
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Maine Solar MW Installed 91.81 Number Of Installations 2,224 Solar Jobs 639
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Maryland Solar MW Installed 1,228.86 Number Of Installations 69,262 Solar Jobs 4,854
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Massachusetts Solar MW Installed 2,852.25 Number Of Installations 104,528 Solar Jobs 10,400
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Michigan Solar MW Installed 193.39 Number Of Installations 8,877 Solar Jobs 3,876
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Minnesota Solar MW Installed 1,428.44 Number Of Installations 7,170 Solar Jobs 4,335
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Mississippi Solar MW Installed 317.47 Number Of Installations 395 Solar Jobs 847
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Missouri Solar MW Installed 270.53 Number Of Installations 12,877 Solar Jobs 2,647
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Montana Solar MW Installed 61.32 Number Of Installations 1,883 Solar Jobs 308
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Nebraska Solar MW Installed 61.31 Number Of Installations 301 Solar Jobs 1,332
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Nevada Solar MW Installed 3,587.32 Number Of Installations 55,111 Solar Jobs 7,000
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New Hampshire Solar MW Installed 119.75 Number Of Installations 8,521 Solar Jobs 1,031
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New Jersey Solar MW Installed 3,320.72 Number Of Installations 122,682 Solar Jobs 6,225
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New Mexico Solar MW Installed 1,057.82 Number Of Installations 23,429 Solar Jobs 2,021
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New York Solar MW Installed 2,311.15 Number Of Installations 131,696 Solar Jobs 10,740
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North Carolina Solar MW Installed 6,435.38 Number Of Installations 16,457 Solar Jobs 6,617
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North Dakota Solar MW Installed 0.43 Number Of Installations 18 Solar Jobs 232
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Ohio Solar MW Installed 282.47 Number Of Installations 6,033 Solar Jobs 7,282
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Oklahoma Solar MW Installed 49.67 Number Of Installations 1,004 Solar Jobs 849
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Oregon Solar MW Installed 791.85 Number Of Installations 20,360 Solar Jobs 3,750
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Pennsylvania Solar MW Installed 540.78 Number Of Installations 31,335 Solar Jobs 4,231
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Rhode Island Solar MW Installed 284.62 Number Of Installations 6,228 Solar Jobs 1,009
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South Carolina Solar MW Installed 1,265.77 Number Of Installations 20,731 Solar Jobs 3,307
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South Dakota Solar MW Installed 1.67 Number Of Installations 30 Solar Jobs 448
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Tennessee Solar MW Installed 350.92 Number Of Installations 2,529 Solar Jobs 4,194
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Texas Solar MW Installed 4,606.20 Number Of Installations 70,587 Solar Jobs 10,261
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Utah Solar MW Installed 1,786.12 Number Of Installations 39,524 Solar Jobs 7,107
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Vermont Solar MW Installed 356.19 Number Of Installations 8,608 Solar Jobs 1,186
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Virginia Solar MW Installed 913.17 Number Of Installations 11,441 Solar Jobs 4,489
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Washington DC Solar MW Installed 93 Number Of Installations 6,420 Solar Jobs 1,051
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West Virginia Solar MW Installed 9.91 Number Of Installations 302 Solar Jobs 340
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Wisconsin Solar MW Installed 213.96 Number Of Installations 6,032 Solar Jobs 2,871
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Wyoming Solar MW Installed 110.15 Number Of Installations 696 Solar Jobs 159
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Texas Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 5th (2nd in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 530,999 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 1.19%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 527 (88 Manufacturers, 222 Installers/Developers, 217 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $6,428.21 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 14,466 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 2nd).

Kentucky Solar

Get facts and figures on the growth of solar energy in Kentucky, including companies, projects, and policy resources.

Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 46th (43rd in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 5,396 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.12%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 43 (11 Manufacturers, 17 Installers/Developers, 15 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $98.56 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 397 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 37th).

Maine Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 42nd (37th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 16,039 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 1.09%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 53 (5 Manufacturers, 28 Installers/Developers, 20 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $217.52 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 761 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 27th).

Kansas Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 43rd (35th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 11,286 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.23%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 44 (7 Manufacturers, 21 Installers/Developers, 16 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $111.89 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 161 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 47th).

Iowa Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 38th (31st in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 17,360 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.29%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 70 (11 Manufacturers, 34 Installers/Developers, 25 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $282.00 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 374 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 38th).

Idaho Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 21st (33rd in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 77,039 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 3.52%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 41 (2 Manufacturers, 25 Installers/Developers, 14 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $758.88 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 320 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 40th).

Arkansas Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 32nd (36th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 24,898 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.43%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 30 (5 Manufacturers, 17 Installers/Developers, 8 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $317.03 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 698 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 30th).

Alaska Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 49th (44th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 990 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.10%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 11 (5 Installers/Developers, 6 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $19.64 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 21 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 52nd).

Alabama Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 28th (49th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 29,688 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.28%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 39 (16 Manufacturers, 10 Installers/Developers, 13 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $339.07 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,338 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 18th).

Michigan Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 35th (32nd in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 31,597 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.24%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 190 (62 Manufacturers, 78 Installers/Developers, 50 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $382.53 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,292 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 22nd).

Mississippi Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 26th (42nd in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 33,765 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.52%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 16 (4 Manufacturers, 6 Installers/Developers, 6 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $349.01 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 580 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 34th).

Wyoming Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 40th (48th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 17,768 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.49%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 10 (7 Installers/Developers, 3 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $119.37 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 52 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 51st).

West Virginia Solar

Get facts and figures on the growth of solar energy in West Virginia, including companies, projects, and policy resources.

Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 48th (47th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 884 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.02%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 17 (4 Manufacturers, 10 Installers/Developers, 3 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $31.69 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 105 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 49th).

South Dakota Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 50th (50th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 192.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.02%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 13 (3 Manufacturers, 4 Installers/Developers, 6 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $3.37 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 326 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 39th).

South Carolina Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 15th (7th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 144,917 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 1.25%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 77 (17 Manufacturers, 35 Installers/Developers, 25 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $1,705.29 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,549 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 15th).

Oklahoma Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 47th (46th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 5,849 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.09%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 27 (4 Manufacturers, 11 Installers/Developers, 12 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $78.87 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 406 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 36th).

North Dakota Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 51st (51st in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 40 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.00%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 8 (3 Manufacturers, 1 Installers/Developers, 4 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $1.68 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 55 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 50th).

Nebraska Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 45th (39th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 7,745 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.12%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 28 (3 Manufacturers, 14 Installers/Developers, 11 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $85.35 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 151 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 48th).

Montana Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 44th (45th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 8,629 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.21%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 32 (5 Manufacturers, 22 Installers/Developers, 5 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $95.36 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 251 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 43rd).

Rhode Island Solar

Get facts and figures on the growth of solar energy in Rhode Island, including companies, projects, and policy resources.

Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 27th (17th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 53,244 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 3.52%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 31 (11 Manufacturers, 12 Installers/Developers, 8 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $459.13 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 276 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 41st).

Louisiana Solar

Get facts and figures on the growth of solar energy in Louisiana, including companies, projects, and policy resources.

Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 36th (41st in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 16,883 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.24%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 55 (7 Manufacturers, 28 Installers/Developers, 20 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $428.08 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 660 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 31st).

Indiana Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 23rd (23rd in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 52,009 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.50%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 81 (22 Manufacturers, 32 Installers/Developers, 27 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $683.21 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,357 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 17th).

Virginia Solar

Get facts and figures on the growth of solar energy in Virginia, including companies, projects, and policy resources.

Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 18th (19th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 98,311 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 1.06%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 200 (30 Manufacturers, 88 Installers/Developers, 82 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $1,241.07 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 3,886 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 6th).

New Hampshire Solar

Get facts and figures on the growth of solar energy in New Hampshire, including companies, projects, and policy resources.

Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 39th (34th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 19,417 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.77%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 60 (16 Manufacturers, 22 Installers/Developers, 22 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $305.28 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 247 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 44th).

Utah Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 11th (20th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 354,179 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 7.09%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 114 (17 Manufacturers, 55 Installers/Developers, 42 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $2,853.30 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,456 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 16th).

Minnesota Solar

Get facts and figures on the growth of solar energy in Minnesota, including companies, projects, and policy resources.

Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 13th (13th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 198,521 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 2.98%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 152 (33 Manufacturers, 51 Installers/Developers, 68 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $2,098.55 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 720 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 29th).

Vermont Solar

Get facts and figures on the growth of solar energy in Vermont, including companies, projects, and policy resources.

Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 24th (28th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 66,125 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 14.36%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 59 (11 Manufacturers, 32 Installers/Developers, 16 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $682.22 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 253 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 42nd).

Washington DC Solar

Get facts and figures on the growth of solar energy in Washington, D.C., including companies, projects, and policy resources.

Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 41st (38th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 13,305 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 61.63%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 161 (5 Manufacturers, 25 Installers/Developers, 131 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $236.01 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 165 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 46th).

Wisconsin Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 34th (29th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 34,516 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.26%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 153 (41 Manufacturers, 66 Installers/Developers, 46 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $382.03 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,323 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 21st).

Florida Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 4th (3rd in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 569,563 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 2.05%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 434 (64 Manufacturers, 221 Installers/Developers, 149 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $6,641.07 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 8,146 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 3rd).

Georgia Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 9th (5th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 304,759 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 1.91%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 196 (44 Manufacturers, 72 Installers/Developers, 80 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $3,186.48 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,766 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 11th).

Illinois Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 30th (21st in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 41,110 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.17%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 317 (69 Manufacturers, 105 Installers/Developers, 143 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $685.75 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,710 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 13th).

Missouri Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 31st (27th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 29,304 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.56%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 124 (16 Manufacturers, 49 Installers/Developers, 59 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $690.11 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 464 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 35th).

New Mexico Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 17th (22nd in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 264,133 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 4.81%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 77 (14 Manufacturers, 46 Installers/Developers, 17 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $2,055.93 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,911 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 10th).

Oregon Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 19th (18th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 102,145 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 1.51%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 137 (25 Manufacturers, 67 Installers/Developers, 45 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $1,372.49 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,270 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 23rd).

North Carolina Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 2nd (6th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 755,916 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 5.94%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 232 (38 Manufacturers, 98 Installers/Developers, 96 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $8,947.99 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 3,774 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 7th).

Tennessee Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 25th (24th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 34,846 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.54%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 128 (33 Manufacturers, 54 Installers/Developers, 41 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $655.71 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,329 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 19th).

Delaware Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 37th (40th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 16,797 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 3.44%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 40 (7 Manufacturers, 23 Installers/Developers, 10 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $434.66 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 199 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 45th).

Connecticut Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 20th (16th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 112,740 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 1.96%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 148 (32 Manufacturers, 59 Installers/Developers, 57 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $1,998.39 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 590 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 33rd).

Arizona Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 3rd (4th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 787,133 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 7.02%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 344 (67 Manufacturers, 169 Installers/Developers, 108 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $12,607.26 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 2,323 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 9th).

Pennsylvania Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 22nd (25th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 65,536 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.26%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 451 (110 Manufacturers, 225 Installers/Developers, 116 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $1,906.31 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,147 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 25th).

Colorado Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 12th (14th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 301,129 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 3.33%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 378 (39 Manufacturers, 191 Installers/Developers, 148 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $3,735.83 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 3,001 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 8th).

Nevada Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 6th (10th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 665,836 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 14.24%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 94 (14 Manufacturers, 42 Installers/Developers, 38 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $7,105.74 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 4,553 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 4th).

Ohio Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 29th (26th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 33,106 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 0.35%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 238 (99 Manufacturers, 69 Installers/Developers, 70 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $728.14 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,762 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 12th).

Massachusetts Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 8th (12th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 495,880 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 15.39%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 445 (79 Manufacturers, 166 Installers/Developers, 200 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $7,102.25 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,324 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 20th).

Hawaii Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 14th (11th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 337,477 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 13.12%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 111 (3 Manufacturers, 77 Installers/Developers, 31 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $3,527.18 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,063 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 26th).

New Jersey Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 7th (9th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 547,324 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 4.95%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 431 (69 Manufacturers, 265 Installers/Developers, 97 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $10,351.13 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,553 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 14th).

Maryland Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 16th (15th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 138,474 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 3.86%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 193 (13 Manufacturers, 102 Installers/Developers, 78 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $3,334.03 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 1,196 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 24th).

New York Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 10th (8th in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 397,809 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 1.97%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 713 (88 Manufacturers, 246 Installers/Developers, 379 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $5,852.56 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 4,117 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 5th).

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California Solar

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Quick Facts
  • National Ranking: 1st (1st in 2019) .
  • State Homes Powered by Solar: 7,812,254 homes.
  • Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar: 20.70%.
  • Solar Companies in State: 2,307 (395 Manufacturers, 1,110 Installers/Developers, 802 Others).
  • Total Solar Investment in State: $67,164.76 million.
  • Prices have fallen 40% over the last 5 years.
  • Growth Projection: 14,957 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 1st).

State Solar Policy

In states across the country, SEIA advocates for pro-solar policies, including fair compensation, solar-friendly rate design, and much more. Click here to explore the issues and policies that SEIA represents.

SEIA's Work in the States

SEIA's state affairs team is actively engaged on several fronts to ensure pro-solar policies are implemented and protected at the state level. We work closely with official state affiliates and other local partners to achieve maximum impact. To see some of the topic areas and policy positions that inform SEIA's state efforts, browse our Initiatives & Advocacy. 

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