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Solar Energy Installation in Staten Island

2.1% of Staten Island homes use solar energy

2.1% of Staten Island homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Staten Island ranges from $7,949 to $1,000,000.
Staten Island residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Staten Island residents who switched to solar chose SunPower panels.
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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 Staten Island in 2016 was $4.68, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 36 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Staten Island is $28,908.

What Size is Your Home?

System Size

5.9 kW

System Cost


Pay-off Time

12 Years

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

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