Top 10 solar states in USA

Solar energy in the United States is a fast growing industry. It is more affordable, accessible, and prevalent now. Many state have set renewable energy goals to get a certain amount of its energy from clean sources. There are plans to build many other large solar plants in the United States.
US Solar Electricity Production
As of the end of 2016, the U.S. had 40 gigawatts (GW) of installed photovoltaic capacity.

Solar electricity generating capacity varies by state. Find out which all states dominate in the US solar market. To compile our list, we consider following four important factors.

  • How much Sun Hours Available Per Day
  • State’s electricity costs
  • State’s incentives, tax rebates, grants, and subsidies for solar installation.
  • The number of megawatts installed per state
State Sun’s Strength Score (out of 100) Average Monthly Bill($) State Incentives Score (out of 5) Solar Grid Capacity Total score
1 California 79.1 152 3.4 18296 80.5
2 Hawaii 100 205 2.9 674 68.29
3 Arizona 85 108 3.6 3153 51.9
4 Nevada 82.9 108 2.8 2191 45
5 New Jersey 39.8 142 3.5 2113 44.8
6 Florida 81.9 103 2.6 725.1 43
7 North Carolina 54.5 101 3.3 3016 44.31
8 Texas 69.5 100 2.3 1215 39
9 Massachusetts 38.5 177 4.5 1487 38.1
10 New York 37.2 157 4.3 927 5 36.9

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