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The Top 10 Solar States

Dec. 17, 2019
California is the clear leader among the top states producing solar electric capacity based on data from Q3 2019 end.

Based on date from the Solar Market Insight report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research, the following states are the top 10 producers of solar:

  1. California. Producing 26,232 megawatts (MW), powering 6,828,939 homes by solar energy.
  2. North Carolina. Producing 5,662 MW, powering 683,648 homes.
  3. Arizona. Producing 3,913 MW, powering 578,323 homes.
  4. Texas. Producing 3,421 MW, powering 408,234 homes.
  5. Florida. Producing 3,414 MW, powering 411,269 homes.
  6. Nevada. Producing 3,277 MW, powering 578,546 homes.
  7. New Jersey. Producing 3,014 MW, powering 496,938 homes.
  8. Massachusetts. Producing 2,582 MW, powering 426,415 homes.
  9. New York. Producing 1,893 MW, powering 326,586 homes.
  10. Georgia. Producing 1,762 MW, powering 210,881 homes.

To see the full infographic, read SEIA's original report.