12kw solar system
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How big and expensive is a 12 kW solar system?
The average residential solar installation in the US is 5.6 kW, so a 12 kW solar system is over 2x bigger than the national average! However, 12 kW is by no means the biggest solar system homeowners install (check out our article on 20 kW to read about even bigger solar installations!).
How much does a 12kWsystem cost?
The average cost to installis from $10,626 to $26,460 (after tax credit) for a 6kW to 12kW system to power an entire house. The average solar panel payback period is 7 to 12 years, and solar energy saves $600 to $2,000 per year on electricity costs.
How to size a solar system?
What’s Next?What size you NEED is determined by your energy usageWhat size you SHOULD get is refined by your savings goal — Maximum solar offset vs maximum ROIWhat size you CAN get is defined by the eligible space you have available for a system — and of course your project buget
How many solar panels do you need?
Typically, solar panels perform best on south-facing roofs with a slope between 15 and 40 degrees. However, east- and west-facing roofs also work. A good starting point is the website of real estate company Zillow, Jones-Albertus says. Type in your address and look for the Sun Number score.