Residential solar power is poised for massive growth in Tennessee. Local solar installers know that the state can do better than being 20th in the country with 129 MW of installed solar. This is enough energy to power 12,000 homes.*
To find reputable solar panel installers in Tennessee, fill out the form on this page. Continue reading for more insight into the state’s solar power industry.
There’s great potential for solar pv in The Volunteer State. Here’s a quick snapshot of the industry:*
- Considerable investments in solar continue to bolster activity. 25 million dollars was invested in 2015.
- A total of 11 MW of solar capacity was added in 2015. This gave the state a rank of 27th for the year.
- There are approximately 151 solar companies in the state. They help employ about 3,800 people.
- The price for solar continues to drop. It fell by 6% from 2014-2015.
Tennessee and its residents are fairly progressive on clean energy. For example, The Tennessee Valley Authority has a “Generations Partners Program” that pays $1,000 to every renewable energy company that signs up. In the coming years, it is expected that an increasing number of companies will sign up for the program and further the number of solar installations state wide.
According to the DSIRE, there are 63 clean energy programs available to residents and business owners in Tennessee.**
By the end of 2015, there were 64 solar panel installers in Tennessee. While the majority of them can be found in the state’s 4 major population centers, there are now installers throughout the state. Solar power installers service Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville, Chatanooga, Murfressboro, Clarksville, Jackson, Franklin, Bartlett, Johnson City, and Cookeville.
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*Information and figures gathered from seia.org.
**Information and figures gathered from dsireusa.org.