Find out how much you can save by going solar in Oregon.
Oregon is a coastal U.S. state in the Pacific Northwest known for its diverse landscape of forests, mountains, farms and beaches. The city of Portland is famed for its quirky, avant-garde culture and is home to iconic coffee shops, boutiques, farm-to-table restaurants and microbreweries. Highlights include the Native American art in the Portland Art Museum, the Japanese Garden and the Lan Su Chinese Garden.
Solar Installed: 271.5 MW (123.9 MW in 2016)
National Ranking: 20th (18th in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar: 34,000
Percentage of State’s Electricity from Solar: 0.32%
Solar Jobs and Ranking: 4,509 (13th in 2016)
Solar Companies in State: 158 companies total; 34 Manufacturers, 77 Installers/Developers, 44 Others
Total Solar Investment in State: $673.00 million ($174.31 million in 2016)
Price Declines: 64% over last 5 years
Growth Projections and Ranking: 2,144 MW over next 5 years (ranks 13th)
Open Range Solar Center LLC was completed in 2016. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 10 MW of electricity — enough to power over 1,263 Oregon homes.
Several large retailers in Oregon have gone solar including Albertsons, IKEA and Intel. Prologis has installed one of the largest such installations at their location in Portland.
At 5 MW, Old Mill Solar in Bly is among the largest solar installations in Oregon. Completed in 2006, this photovoltaic project has enough electric capacity to power more than 631 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.
Going Solar In Oregon Is As Easy As 1 2 3:
Talk to Our Solar Consultant
Review Your Custom Solar Design.
We Install Your Solar System.
Connecting Your Solar System To The Grid
Enjoy Your Lifetime Savings.