• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,469
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $16,217
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    11 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Tucson

3.5% of Tucson homes use solar energy

3.5% of Tucson homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Tucson ranges from $6,428 to $85,892.
Out of 13,392 solar installers in Tucson, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Tucson residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Tucson residents who switched to solar chose LG Electronics panels.
Data Industry Logos: Berkeley Lab, NREL, eia, DSIRE

Data from Industry Leaders

Calculate Your Cost

The price of going solar is decreasing thanks to improved technology and lower material costs. The cost/watt of solar power for homes located in Tucson in 2016 was $3.50, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 34 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Tucson is $23,168.

What Size is Your Home?

System Size

6.9 kW

System Cost

$28,559

Pay-off Time

11 Years

For the most accurate cost estimate, connect with an experienced installer in your area.

Find the Right Solar Installer for Your Home

We reviewed more than 13,392 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 58 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Tucson,AZ.

Solar Solution AZ
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Solar Solution AZ has completed 362 installations in Tucson.
Technicians for Sustainability
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Technicians for Sustainability has completed 1,011 installations in Tucson.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Tucson.
SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 6,461 installations in Tucson.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Tucson.
Net Zero Solar
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Net Zero Solar has completed 223 installations in Tucson.
Solar Store
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Solar Store has completed 311 installations in Tucson.
Geoinnovation
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Geoinnovation has completed 207 installations in Tucson.
Solar H20
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Solar H20 has completed 214 installations in Tucson.
Sunharvest Solar & Electrical
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Sunharvest Solar & Electrical has completed 155 installations in Tucson.
ADVANCED SOLAR GROUP
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
ADVANCED SOLAR GROUP has completed 162 installations in Tucson.
PetersenDean
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
PetersenDean has completed 174 installations in Tucson.

Rebates and Savings

Tucson AZ residents who switch to solar are eligible for these local, state and federal tax programs.

Program NameProgram TypeAmount
Residential Renewable Energy Tax CreditTax Credit30% before 2020 26% during 2020 22% during 2021
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Personal)Tax ExemptionFull rebate amount excluded from taxable income
Solar and Wind Equipment Sales Tax ExemptionSales Tax Exemption100% of sales tax on eligible equipment
Residential Solar and Wind Energy Systems Tax CreditTax Credit25% or $1,000 maximum credit Excess credit may be carried forward for up to five years
Net BillingUtility CreditExcess generated power credited to customer's account, yearly option to roll-over credit or payout
Energy Equipment Property Tax ExemptionProperty Tax ExemptionTax exclusion for 100% of system appraisal
Non-Residential Solar & Wind Tax Credit (Personal)Tax Credit
Tucson Price Winners