Solar as a Neighbor: Living Near a Solar Project

Fact sheets


As of 2021, there are more than 3,500 utility-scale solar projects in the United States. Millions of Americans – from California to Texas to New Hampshire – live near large solar projects. If a new solar project is proposed in your community, it is important to understand how the project will fit into the existing landscape. This fact sheet explores what it is like to live near a solar project.