Did You Know?

  • Louisiana ranks in the top 5 nationally for solar per capita for low-income homes.
  • New Orleans is rated one of the¬†top 10 cities for solar.
  • Solar actually decreases rates for electric¬†ratepayers in two ways: decreasing investment needed in generation capacity and infrastructure, and decreasing the average cost of power by replacing more expensive marginal power purchases.
  • Solar homeowners provide many benefits to the electrical grid that are realized in the short-term: peak-power purchase reduction, congestion reduction, ancillary services, job creation and more.
  • Louisiana’s solar industry provides 3,600 direct and indirect jobs.

Voices of Solar


  I understand that solar power is renewable, and it's the responsible way to use energy. You don't have to burn fossil fuels to make energy for your house.


  • Sun rising on...

    May 12, 2015 In the Shreveport Times, columnist Froma Harrop discusses the utilities v....
  • Solar power and...

    May 5, 2015 A recent op-ed in North Carolina's Winston-Salem Journal explains how solar...