Solar Calculator Results
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Assuming a rate of $ per kilowatt hour for grid electricity, we think your $/mo electric bill means you need kilowatt-hours of solar energy to meet your needs each year. Our system matched you with a solar array.
If you do nothing, we estimate you'll spend on electricity over the next 25 years.
What does a Solar Array Look Like?
A solar array will produce roughly kilowatt-hours of electricity annually and take up about of space on the roof or the ground (exact sizing varies based on choice of standard or high-efficiency panels). The system will reduce your electric bill by roughly /month.
Note: most utilities charge a minimum monthly fee to keep your account active (usually in the $10-15 range) so you can't actually get a Zero-Dollar electric bill!
How Much Does It Cost?
Worried about upfront cost? Don't be! Most people choose to go with a solar loan, which allows you to swap out your electric bill for an affordable monthly payment.
|Gross Installed Cost|
|Federal Tax Credit|
|State Incentives (RECs)|
|Estimated Amount You'll Spend Over 25 years if you Do Nothing|
|Estimated Amount You'll Spend Over 25 years if you Go Solar|
We've chosen to show our most popular loan (a 15 year fixed-rate). The monthly payment is calculated based on net investment price, i.e. system cost AFTER the federal and state incentives are factored in.
|Estimated Monthly Solar Payment|
|Yearly energy savings|
|Revenue from selling Renewable Credits (RECs or SRECs)|
25 Year Cost For Electricity – Do Nothing vs. Go Solar
Assumes 3% annual increase in utility electricity rates, and cash purchase of solar array.