Find out how much you can save by going solar in Illinois.

Illinois is a growing solar market that has benefited a strong renewable portfolio standard that requires they generate 25% of their energy from renewable sources by 2025.
Solar Installed: 73.8 MW (5.2 MW in 2016)1
National Ranking: 32nd (39th in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar: 11,000
Percentage of State’s Electricity from Solar: 0.04%2
Solar Jobs and Ranking: 3,718 (17th in 2016) 3
Solar Companies in State: 321 companies total; 62 Manufacturers, 111 Installers/Developers, 140 Others4
Total Solar Investment in State: $216.75 million ($13.75 million in 2016)
Price Declines: 64% over last 5 years
Growth Projections and Ranking: 1,302 MW over next 5 years (ranks 20th)
Grand Ridge Solar Plant was completed in 2012. The photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 20 MW of electricity — enough to power over 3,0777 Illinois homes.
IKEA & Walmart have both gone solar, IKEA has installed a 1 MW project at their location in Bolingbrook.
At 3 MW, Rockford Solar Project in Rockford is among the largest solar installations in Illinois. Completed in 2012, this photovoltaic project has enough electric capacity to power more than 470 homes. There are so many reasons that solar is becoming an energy option of choice for financially and environmentally savvy consumers and commercial enterprises. Other benefits to consider:

  • Reduced electric costs
  • Higher resale value for properties
  • Investment with guaranteed rate of return that increases as the cost of living goes up
  • Guilt free use of electricity for greater comfort, efficiency and convenience
  • Contributing to a cleaner, healthier planet.


Illinois is a key transportation hub for crude oil and natural gas moving throughout North America, with 8 crude oil pipelines, 8 petroleum product pipelines, 18 interstate natural gas pipelines, two natural gas market centers, and two petroleum ports.
Illinois leads the Midwest in crude oil refining capacity and ranked fourth in the nation as of January 2016.
In 2013, Illinois ranked second in the nation in recoverable coal reserves at producing mines.
With a production capacity exceeding 1.6 billion gallons per year, Illinois is the third largest producer of ethanol.
Illinois ranked first in the nation in 2016 in both generating capacity and net electricity generation from nuclear power. Generation from nuclear power plants in Illinois accounted for 12% of the nation’s nuclear power.

Solar in Illinois

Affordable Solar in Illinois

Solar Federal Tax Credit

30% Federal Tax Credit

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Renewable Energy Credit (RECs)

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