What Do Residential Solar Power Systems Cost?
In 2017 the average installed price for a home solar power system is $900 to $1,200 per panel. A federal tax credit reduces the cost by 30%. Larger systems generally cost less, per panel, than smaller systems. On average, one 285 to 320 watt solar panel will produce 30 to 41 kilowatt-hours of net usable electricity per month in Florida The direction the panels face being the most important of several factors. South facing roofs are optimal.
In Florida, rooftop residential solar systems currently cost about $3.00 to $4.00 per watt. The complete installed price for a home solar power system ranges from $900 to $1,200 per solar panel. This includes: solar panels, inverter(s), mounting hardware, wiring, delivery and installation labor, permits and other administrative costs.
A financed home solar power system with 32 panels and about 9 kilowatts of capacity currently has a 2017 installed price of about $900 to $1,100 per panel, or about $28,800 to $35,200. Smaller “starter” systems with about 16 panels and about 5 kilowatts of capacity currently have an installed price of about $1,100 to $1,200 per panel, or about $17,600 to $19,200.
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