Solar Panel Installations In Louisiana

Solar installations are primed for significant growth in Louisiana. Residents will look to take advantage of the current low cost of solar power like Walgreens and Whole Foods have done in the state.

Louisiana is ranked 38th in the nation for total installed solar capacity as of 2023. A total of 352 MW is enough to power 34,342 homes in Louisiana.
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To find a reputable solar panel installer in Louisiana, just fill out the form on this page. Continue reading to learn about the state’s emerging solar industry.

Here are some key points on Louisiana solar activity to date;*

  • Growth Projection and Ranking:
    4,109 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 12th)
  • The total invested in solar now stands at $325 million.
  • There are now more than 63 solar companies in Louisiana. They collectively employ 3,185.
  • Prices for solar are 47% lower over the past 10 years.

Louisiana has a pretty good net metering policy. Residential systems are allowed to be a considerable size – 25 kilowatts. Utilities are also mandated to compensate homeowners for their excess electricity at the retail rate.**

The state also has Green Power Purchasing goals which increase through at least 2025. Starting with 10%, the state wants to eventually produce a total of 30% renewable power by 2025. Also, the city of New Orleans is committing to 100% renewable energy by 2040..**

Homeowners are benefiting from an increasing number of solar installers in the state. The are about 30 installers are working to help save residents money with solar power. The majority of contractors are located in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette.

Just use the form on this page to locate a trusted solar installer in Louisiana.

*Information and figures gathered from
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