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Oregon Solar

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Data Current Through:
Q3 2022
Solar Installed (MW):
1,360
National Ranking:
21st (21st in 2021)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
169,483 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
3.0%
Solar Jobs in 2021:
3,968
Solar Companies in State:
139 (22 Manufacturers, 55 Installers/Developers, 62 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$2.2 billion
Prices have fallen
52% over the last 10 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
2,446 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 17th)
Number Of Installations:
37
Oregon

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Notable Installations in Oregon

  • Millican Solar Energy Center in Prineville was developed by Ivenergy and came online in 2021. This 71.4 MW project produces enough electricity to power 9,175 homes.
  • Meta, Apple, and Walmart have all gone solar in Oregon. Meta's 46.2 MW Prineville Solar project in Prineville is one of the largest corporate solar projects in the state. 
  • At 69.5 MW, Solar Star II in Prineville is among the largest solar installations in Oregon. Completed by SunPower in 2017, this solar project has enough electric capacity to power more than 8,931 homes.

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

Solar Companies in Oregon

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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, where you can check out information about each company and see real customer reviews.

Oregon State Solar Policy Resources

Official SEIA State Affiliate: Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association (OSEIA)

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

Oregon Public Utilities Commission – Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of Oregon public utilities

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

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

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

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

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

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