Cost of Solar in Raleigh

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Going solar in the Raleigh area has become more affordable over time.

Going solar has become more affordable in the Raleigh area thanks to recent technological advances. The overall cost of a solar system depends on a few factors: your home, electricity use and ongoing energy goals all play a role. Our solar team can help you determine the cost and come up with a solution that addresses your home’s unique energy goals, down to how many solar panels will be needed.

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Calculating Your Solar Panel Cost

Every home is different, so the average cost of a solar system is hard to calculate. With that said, you can estimate the cost for solar panels for your own home using dollars per watt. Watt is the measurement used to determine how much energy your home uses, as well as how we measure solar production.

You can determine the number of solar panels for your Raleigh home using the number of watts your home typically requires. Once that number is found, our solar experts can design a personalized solar solution for your home. The number of panels needed for your home plus installation costs will determine the overall total cost for going solar.

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Your Raleigh Solar Panel Installation Cost Includes The Following:

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Installation Equipment

This covers the solar panels as well as inverters, battery, conduit, wiring and mounting racks and hardware.

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A Custom-Designed Solar System

After you’ve signed the contract, our solar experts will design your system, including filing relevant permits and preparing for installation day.

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All Installation Day Procedures

On the day of installation, our team will install and test your system, carefully ensuring everything is working as intended, before cleaning up our workspace to leave your property exactly as we found it.

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Cost of Solar FAQs

How much do solar panels cost in Raleigh?

It depends on the number of panels required for your home’s unique needs as well as your home’s location. POWERHOME SOLAR calculates the cost based on dollars per watt. Keep in mind that installation costs will factor into how much a solar panel system will be as well.

Do solar panels increase home value in Raleigh?

Potentially! According to this 2018 Zillow study, homes with solar panels installed may sell by up to 4.1% more than homes without. Buyers appreciate energy-efficient homes powered by renewable energy sources!

Are solar panels a good investment in Raleigh?

Solar panels are an excellent investment. Given their longevity (about 25 years), solar panels can potentially save you thousands of dollars off your electric bills over time.

How much is the federal tax credit for solar panels?

The federal solar tax credit is 26% of your total solar investment through the end of 2022. This percentage goes down to 22% through the end of 2023 and is unavailable for residential solar systems after that. Tax credits are subject to change and eligibility for federal tax credits depends on your individual and financial circumstances, so we recommend you always consult with your accountant or tax advisor to determine your eligibility.