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Solar Energy in Utah

Solar Panels in Utah

There are currently at least 817 solar panel installations throughout the state of Utah right now.

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Solar Energy Levels in Utah

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Solar Radiation in Utah

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Utah solar radiation levels compare to average levels in an area with historcially high levels (NV) and one with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).
→ Utah values listed here are based on the capital, Salt Lake City.

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Solar Installs in Utah

Solar Panel Installations in Utah

A look at solar installs in Utah. The chart below visualizes install totals for the top five counties in UT vs. the cumulative install total of rest of UT counties combined.

Breakdown of Solar Installs in Utah

There are currently at least 817 solar panel installations throughout the state of Utah right now. [1]

  • Top Five Solar Install Counties in Utah
    • Salt Lake County: 382 solar installs
    • Utah County: 59 solar installs
    • Washington County: 52 solar installs
    • Davis County: 42 solar installs
    • Weber County: 37 solar installs
    • Everywhere Else: 245 solar installs

Note: Install totals presented here are those voluntarily contributed from a variety of sources including solar incentive programs, utilities, installers, and the general public. [1] Data for some states is thinner than others.

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Cost of Utilities in Utah

Utah Electricity Costs

Residential electricity prices in Utah averaged 11.91 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2017, which was approximately 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [2]

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Utah Natural Gas Costs

Residential natural gas prices in Utah averaged $10.88 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2017, which was about 39% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.75 per Mcf in July. [3]

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More about Utah

About Utah

Utah ranks 34th among all states in the U.S. with a population of approximately 2,763,885. [4]

UT Solar Power

Solar Energy in UT

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in Utah, or for additional solar-related resources in UT, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

Various missions to space by different countries are known to utilize solar energy as a main power source.

Cities in Utah

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