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Mississippi Solar

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Data Current Through:
Q3 2022
Solar Installed (MW):
437
National Ranking:
35th (49th in 2021)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
46,417 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
0.8%
Solar Jobs in 2021:
886
Solar Companies in State:
15 (4 Manufacturers, 5 Installers/Developers, 6 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$475 million
Prices have fallen
52% over the last 10 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
1,917 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 22nd)
Number Of Installations:
805
Mississippi

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Notable Solar Installations in Mississippi

  • Meridian Solar in Meridian was developed by Silicon Ranch and came online in 2019. This 83.6 MW project produces enough electricity to power 9,189 homes.
  • Lineage Logistics, Taylor Machine, and Toyota have all gone solar in Mississippi. Lineage Logistics' 1.5 MW project in Richland is one of the largest corporate projects in the state. 
  • At 143.9 MW, Sumrall Solar Farm in Sumrall is among the largest solar installations in Mississippi. Completed by Origis Energy in 2017, this solar project has enough electric capacity to power more than 15,817 homes.

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

Solar Companies in Mississippi

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Mississippi State Solar Policy Resources

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

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

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

Mississippi Energy Development Office - Find a wide variety of information on state government energy programs, policy, projects, energy-saving strategies and energy-related statistics

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

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

Mississippi Power - Renewable Energy