Solar power is beginning to show up in Indiana in a big way. The state is now ranked 18th in total solar capacity with a total of 136 MW.
Case in point, the state can look forward to at least 4 major solar projects being completed by the end of 2016 in New Carlisle, Mishawaka, and Watervliet. The residential solar market won’t be far behind.
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- About $38 million was spent in 2015 to help spur solar panel installations in Indiana.
- 24 MW of solar was added in 2015, ranking the state a respectable 21st nationally for that year.
- Prices for solar in Indiana have dropped 6 percent from last year.
- There’s at least 72 solar companies throughout Indiana. They employ about 1,600.
In addition to the upcoming solar projects previously mentioned, Indiana completed 2 other major installations in recent years. There was 12.5 MW of solar installed near the Indianapolis International Airport. Another 9 MW was installed by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.*
The state has a great net metering policy. There’s no cap on the size of residential solar panel systems. Also, excess solar electricity is compensated at the retail rate.**
It could be argued that the state needs improvement in their Renewables Portfolio Standard. Their clean energy target for 2025 is only 10% of total electricity production.**
There are now quite a few solar companies in Indiana providing many different services. Residential solar installers make up almost half of all companies at about 31. They can largely be found in Gary, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Bloomington, Terre Haute, Kokomo, and South Bend.
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*Information and figures gathered from seia.org.
**Information and figures gathered from dsireusa.org.