Every year for 10 years running, U.S. utilities have answered the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) annual survey, providing detailed data to this trusted source of unbiased U.S. solar market information.
With its March 2017 survey, to mark the 10th anniversary, SEPA expanded the survey and collected data on solar, demand response (new), energy storage (new) and advanced metering infrastructure (new).
Southern California Edison came in No. 1 in SEPA’s 2016 annual uility rankings. The rankings are based on which utilities added the most megawatts in 2016. [Editor’s note: On its website, Southern California Edison referenced having an average of 4,000 new solar customers connecting to the grid every month.]
SEPA also ranked the Top 10 utilities solar watts per customer, with the City of Palo Alto taking the top position.
Utility Solar Rankings Annual Watts per Customer (W/C)
|City of Palo Alto Utilities||2753|
|Dominion North Carolina Power||1718|
|Farmers Electric Cooperative - Kalona||1564|
|Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corporation||1282|
|Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation||1183|
|Rocky Mountain Power||847|
|Colton Electric Utilities||800|
|Pasadena Water and Power||545|
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