Solar Energy Data

EnergySage solar data comes from its online marketplace that connects thousands of solar shoppers with hundreds of solar installers every day.

An unparalleled data set.

EnergySage collects over 1 million data points per day regarding the market dynamics of the U.S. solar industry. There is no other source of information that can provide as comprehensive coverage of consumer shopping behavior, solar installation pricing, and solar financing data trends as EnergySage. This data is frequently relied upon by leading government agencies, non-profits, journalists and universities.

EnergySage data has been used by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the University of Texas at Austin, Forbes, and the Boston Globe

Update: Now powering Bloomberg’s solar data.

In early 2017, EnergySage marketplace data began powering Bloomberg New Energy Finance's new U.S. Residential PV Tracker – an interactive dashboard that provides solar market intelligence and pricing trends to industry experts.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Where does EnergySage solar industry data come from?

Activity on the EnergySage Solar Marketplace generates millions of data points about solar shopping activities around the country, providing unparalleled insight into the dynamics of the U.S. solar industry. 

Solar Marketplace Intel Report ™

Data from H1 2016 to H2 2016

EnergySage's fourth semi-annual Solar Marketplace Intel Report leverages EnergySage marketplace data to provide further visibility into the U.S. markets for residential solar, community solar, and solar financing. In addition to national and state-level cost data, this report includes a new breakout section on solar economics by utility territory, an analysis of economies of scale in residential solar, and data on community solar interest across the country.

Release date: April 2017. File format: PDF. File size: 2.7MB.

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Solar Installer Survey: 2016 Results

Data from 1/2016 to 12/2016

EnergySage’s annual Solar Installer Survey offers insight into the changing business climate faced by today’s solar installers. By surveying more than 360 installers across the country, this report provides a detailed view of their installation history, marketing strategy, financing offerings, confidence level, and future plans.

Release date: January 2017. File format: PDF. File size: 1.2MB.

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Solar Marketplace Intel Report ™

Data from H2 2015 to H1 2016

EnergySage's third semi-annual Solar Marketplace Intel Report leverages EnergySage marketplace data to provide further visibility into the U.S. residential solar market. In addition to national and state-level cost data, this report includes a new breakout section on solar loan products, comparative pricing for top equipment pairings, and a review of non-EnergySage quotes uploaded to the Marketplace.

Release date: September 2016. File format: PDF. File size: 1.5MB.

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Solar Marketplace Intel Report ™

Data from H1 2015 to H2 2015

EnergySage's second semi-annual Solar Marketplace Intel Report leverages EnergySage marketplace data to provide further visibility into the residential solar market in the United States. This report includes several new metrics on solar prices, company market share, and solar shopper buying preferences.

Release date: April 2016. File format: PDF. File size: 3MB.

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Solar Installer Survey: 2015 Results

Data from 12/2014 to 11/2015

EnergySage’s annual Solar Installer Survey provides insight into the changing business climate faced by today’s small and mid-sized solar installers. By surveying more than 100 solar installers across the country, this report provides a detailed view of their installation history, marketing strategy, financing offerings, and future plans.

Release date: December 2015. File format: PDF. File size: 1.6MB.

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Solar Marketplace Intel Report ™

Data from H2 2014 to H1 2015

The Solar Marketplace Intel Report leverages EnergySage marketplace data to provide a glimpse into the U.S. residential and small-scale solar industry. By analyzing millions of data points, including quoted system costs, financing preferences, and equipment choices, this report offers unparalleled insight into the ever-shifting dynamics of the U.S. solar industry.

Release date: October 2015. File format: PDF. File size: 3MB.

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