May 18, 2018
Every day can be Earth Day when you are saving money and reducing your carbon foot print with solar panels.
We recently completed a new solar roof installation for this 11,160-square-foot medical office building in Jacksonville, FL.
Solar is Florida’s most abundant energy source, although the state lags behind the nation in solar installations. Here are some more stats on the sunshine state’s solar industry.
Florida Solar Facts from US Dept. of Energy and the Solar Energy Industries Association
Solar Installed (MW): 1,430.23 National Ranking: 10th (3rd in 2017) State Homes Powered by Solar: 156,678 Percentage of State’s Electricity from Solar: 0.49% Solar Jobs: 8,589 Solar Companies in State: 491 (69 Manufacturers, 260 Installers/Developers, 153 Others) Total Solar Investment in State: $2,065.25 million
Prices have fallen 55% in the last five years
Growth Projection and Ranking: 4,761 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 2nd)
Number Of Installations 21,713
Read more about Florida solar on Wikipedia.