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Vermont Solar

Data Current Through:
Q2 2021
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
31st (40th in 2020)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
67,661 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs:
Solar Companies in State:
70 (11 Manufacturers, 39 Installers/Developers, 20 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$737 million
Prices have fallen
36% over the last 5 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
190 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 48th)
Number Of Installations:

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Notable Installations in Vermont

  • PSEG Essex Solar Energy Center was completed in 2014. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 3.6 MW of electricity -- enough to power over 647 Vermont homes.5
  • At 1 MW, Main Street Solar Project in Rutland is among the largest solar installations in Vermont. This project has enough electric capacity to power more than 269 homes.6

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

Solar Companies in Vermont

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

Vermont State Solar Policy Resources

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

Vermont Public Service Board – Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of Vermont public utilities

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

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

Renewable Energy Vermont

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

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

State Affiliate: New England Solar Energy Association

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