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 Austin is $3.72, compared to the national average of $4.02 and is decreasing by 33 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Austin is $24,172.

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

9.6 kW

System Cost

$35,990

Pay-off Time

15 Years

How Much Could You Save with Solar?

Speak to a top installer and find out today!

Rebates and Savings

Austin tx 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
Renewable Energy Systems Property Tax ExemptionProperty Tax Exemption100% of increase in appraisal value from install is exempt
Austin Energy Residential Solar PV Rebate ProgramRebate$.50/Watt- decreases as goals are met
Austin Price Winners
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    1st best price
    $16,999.00
    7.8kw
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    $18,200.00
    8.0kw
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    3rd best price
    $19,995.00
    7.8kw