Solar Panels Cost

The national average cost of solar panels is about $2.96 per watt, with average prices ranging from $2.57 to $3.35 per watt in the US for 2020 according to EnergySage. You can expect to pay about $13,142 for solar panel installation, with average prices ranging from $11,411 to $14,874 after tax credits and incentives.

  • Solar panels cost per watt: $2.96
  • Solar panel installation cost: $13,142
  • Cost of a single solar panel per watt: $1.05

Cost to Install Solar Panels By State

Your exact solar panel installation cost depends on the state you live in, their tax incentives, and other factors.

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State Avg Cost Avg Savings
Arizona $12,901 $76,243
California $12,987 $71,232
Colorado $13,378 $42,726
Connecticut $13,867 $85,794
Washington D.C. $12,567 $71,698
Delaware $12, 699 $53,452
Florida $11,455 $42,597
Georgia $13,201 $34,120
Iowa $15,103 $42,997
Idaho $13,266 $23,169
Illinois $13,554 $51,962
Indiana $13,889 $23,244
Kansas $13,671 $52,636
Kentucky $12,878 $27,023
Louisiana $12,564 $27,308
Massachusetts $14,362 $133,695
Maryland $12,773 $65,489
Maine $12,565 $51,492
Michigan $14,208 $42,962
Minnesota $14,609 $30,900
Mississippi $12,137 $63,178
Missouri $13,817 $35,445
Montana $12,775 $51,216
North Carolina $12,212 $54,293
Nebraska $13,988 $52,936
New Hampshire $14,776 $72,935
New Jersey $12,190 $84,244
New Mexico $13,675 $60,291
Nevada $12,511 $95,076
New York $13,693 $49,832
North Dakota $13,317 $35,724
Ohio $11,543 $45,493
Oklahoma $13,576 $60,149
Oregon $12,787 $38,140
Pennsylvania $13,542 $48,705
Rhode Island $14,030 $114,225
South Carolina $14,525 $56,734
Tennessee $11,345 $45,495
Texas $12,992 $50,009
Utah $13,123 $45,783
Virginia $13,434 $35,185
Vermont $14,525 $50,073
Washington $12,744 $32,188
West Virginia $10,998 $40,525
Wisconsin $14,114 $38,038
Wyoming $14,152 $55,175