Find out how much you can save by going solar in Utah.
Utah’s solar industry is growing, supported by investments from companies like IKEA, which installed Utah’s largest commercial solar system.
Solar Installed: 1,526.6 MW (1,240.8 MW in 2016)1
National Ranking: 7th (2nd in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar: 300,000
Percentage of State’s Electricity from Solar: 3.56%
Solar Jobs and Ranking: 4,408 (14th in 2016)
Solar Companies in State: 108 companies total; 18 Manufacturers, 52 Installers/Developers, 37 Others
Total Solar Investment in State: $2,141.59 million ($1,600.06 million in 2016)
Price Declines: 64% over last 5 years
Growth Projections and Ranking: 1,463 MW over next 5 years (ranks 19th)
Utah Red Hills Renewable Energy Park was completed in 2016. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 104 MW of electricity — enough to power over 20,419 Utah homes.
Several large retailers in Utah have gone solar including IKEA, Patagonia and Uinta Brewing Company. IKEA has installed one of the largest such installations with 1 MW of solar capacity at their location in Draper.
At 3 MW, Buckhorn Solar Plant in Paragonah is among the largest solar installations in Utah. This project has enough electric capacity to power more than 589 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 Utah 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.