Solar Energy Generation in Nebraska

According to a sun index developed for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) using data provided by NREL's Renewable Resource Data Center, Nebraska is ranked thirteenth in the nation with the greatest energy potential from solar power.

In 2016, the Nebraska Energy Office's Dollar and Energy Saving Loans Program made loans for 18 solar projects totalling 859.8 kilowatts. The Loan Program projects, along with the operational solar projects reported below, give Nebraska an approximate total operational capacity of over 29 megawatts.

A map is available showing the community solar projects in Nebraska.