Estimate the Cost of Going Solar

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 Staten Island is $4.38, compared to the national average of $4.02 and is decreasing by 49 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Staten Island is $27,770.

What Size is Your Home?

Select the approximate size of your home by the number of bedrooms to see estimates of the system size, cost, and pay-off time:

System Size

5.9 kW

System Cost

$24,202

Pay-off Time

11 Years

How Much Could You Save with Solar?

Speak to a top installer and find out today!

Rebates and Savings

Staten Island ny 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
Local Option - Solar, Wind & Biomass Energy Systems ExemptionProperty Tax Exemption100% of appraisal value for 15 years
Residential Solar Tax CreditState Tax Credit25% percent of the cost of equipment and installation, up to $5000
Local Option - Solar Sales Tax ExemptionSales Tax ExemptionVaries with city
NY-Sun PV Incentive Program (Residential, Low-Income, and Small Business)otherVaries with uptake: Long Island Region: $0.00/W Con Edison Region: $0.40/W Up State Region: $0.35/W Low-to-Moderate income customers: Double the standard incentive amount (up to 6 kW)
Staten Island Price Winners
  • None
    1st best price
    $12,454.00
    6.2kw
  • None
    2nd best price
    $11,442.00
    5.6kw
  • None
    3rd best price
    $13,882.00
    6.5kw