How Much Solar Do I Need?

How much solar will you want to power your business? The size of your solar installation will depend on your energy usage, the physical space you have available for solar, and how much of your usage you want to cover with solar power.  You will want to work with a solar installer to find the system size that is best for your business, but you can use these common system sizes to estimate the range you'll want to consider.

System Size:

Footprint (square feet):

About the size of...

Produces enough electricity for:

10 KW

720

pool

A backyard pool

1.4 average Utah homes

50 KW

3,600

 A large house

 

7+ average Utah homes

500 KW

36,000

 3/4 of an acre

 

75 average Utah homes

2 MW

144,000

football field

1.5 football fields

 

300+ average Utah homes

 

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