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# what is the cost for solar power

The cost of solar panels to power your house are\$4 to \$10 per square foot. However,most installers estimate solar costs by the amount of energy needed,at \$2.53 to \$3.15 per watt before any tax credits or incentives. Below are cost estimates based on home size.

• ### How much does it cost to install solar power?

• (See the Overcapacity Issues section.) The 2015 average solar cell price was \$0.30 per watt and the average solar module price was \$0.72 per watt. Since costs after installation are minimal for solar electricity, the relevant costs are the purchase price, installation costs, and the cost of land (capital costs).

• ### Are solar panels worth the cost?

• An average 8 kW solar system costs \$15,000 and generates 11,000 kWh annually or \$880 to \$1,100 worth of energy. Over the lifetime of the solar panels, this equates to 8 to 10 cents per kWh, which makes solar panels worth it after getting through the hefty upfront cost.

• ### What is the price per watt (PPW) of a solar system?

• The price per watt (PPW) of a solar system is the price that the homeowner will pay for every watt of solar being installed. Calculating the price per watt for a solar system is very straightforward 鈥?it鈥檚 simply the gross system cost (contract value) divided by the number of watts in the system.

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