State Solar Policy Resources

When it comes to solar power in the United States, every state is different. These guides cover all the important solar incentives available in each state, as well as all the laws and policies that govern solar.

  • Solar Power Rocks: State-by-state solar power information, including available rebates, tax credits, and savings calculations from solar. Solar Power Rocks also ranks the 50 states and D.C. from best worst, based on their solar-friendliness. READ MORE →
  • DSIRE: DSIRE is the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University and receives support from EnergySage. READ MORE →
  • Guidance for Setting a Renewable Electricity Goal: This guidance document provides a framework for why and how to set a renewable electricity goal and discusses the key considerations and benefits of doing so. At the end of the document, a four-page worksheet provides users with actionable steps to set a renewable electricity goal. READ MORE →
  • Vote Solar: Since 2002, Vote Solar has been working to make solar affordable and accessible to more Americans. They work at the state level all across the country to support the policies and programs needed to repower our grid with clean energy. Vote Solar is nonpartisan and but always working to expand access to clean solar energy. Vote Solar targets policies that address this simple but powerful equation for growth: affordability + access = scale. READ MORE →
  • State Policy Opportunity Tracker for Clean Energy: From the Center for the New Energy economy, this tracker provides a state-by-state analysis of the sources of energy generation and the gaps in the state's market preparation, creation, and expansion.  READ MORE →

Last Updated: 8/11/2023

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