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Louisiana Solar

Data Current Through:
Q2 2022
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
38th (40th in 2021)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
20,352 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs in 2021:
Solar Companies in State:
55 (7 Manufacturers, 25 Installers/Developers, 23 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$521 million
Prices have fallen
53% over the last 10 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
2,851 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 16th)
Number Of Installations:

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Notable Installations in Louisiana

  • Several large retailers in Louisiana have gone solar, including Abita Brewing Co., Whole Food and Walmart. Walmart has installed one of the largest corporate photovoltaic systems at their location in Many4.

Check out our Major Solar Projects List for more notable installations.

Solar Companies in Louisiana

Looking for a local installer? Use SolarReviews to get company reviews and estimates for solar in your area. You can also view the average costs for installing solar in Louisiana, based on real price data from installed systems and solar quotes.

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If you're looking for information about local solar companies, check out EnergySage's list of solar companies in Louisiana, where you can check out information about each company and see real customer reviews.

Louisiana State Solar Policy Resources

Official SEIA State Affiliate - Gulf States Renewable Energy Industries Association (GSREIA)

DSIRE Incentives Database - Louisiana - Search a public clearinghouse for specific solar energy incentives in Louisiana and across the United States

Louisiana Department of Natural Resources - Find a wide variety of information on state government energy programs, policy, projects, energy-saving strategies and energy-related statistics

Louisiana Public Service Commission - Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of Louisiana public utilities

Louisiana State Legislature - Track pending legislation affecting solar energy, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current legislative issues in Louisiana

Louisiana Solar Panels Overview - Learn about the history of solar policy in Louisiana, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Louisiana

Solar Panel Cost in Louisiana - Learn about the history of solar policy in Louisiana, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

Solar Rebates & Incentives in Louisiana - Check out EnergySage's list of key solar incentives in Louisiana to see what programs you can benefit from

U.S. Energy Information Administration – Louisiana State Profile - Explore official energy statistics, including data on electricity supply and demand, from the U.S. government