Cost of solar in Bronx, NY

Electricity Consumption in Bronx

Electricity Consumption by New York residents averages 603 kWh per month. It ranks #5 in the nation for savings from installing solar panels on the home.

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Solar power in Bronx, New York

Con Edison offers a $400 per kW rebate for customers who choose to install solar. New york also runs an affordable solar program so if your income qualifies this doubles to $800 per kW. There is also a state tax credit for 25% of the total cost up to $5,000. These incentives also go together with the 30% federal tax credit. Just these incentives already cover about 60%-70% of an average size system. Con Edison also provides net metering giving the customer retail value for unused power exported to the grid. Many believe these incentives are too generous and many incentives are set to step down or expire so don't wait around!

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Solar power in New York

The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Bronx, New York in 2018 is $3.72 per watt. The average system size in the US is 6 kilowatts, which means the average price of a solar system in Bronx, NY is $18,600. (before claiming 30% tax credit and other rebates)

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Facts about installing a 2.56kW solar system in Bronx, NY

This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $106, however your situation may vary so try our solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.


Net cost of system
Cash - after 30% solar tax credit

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Average payback time


Annual power production


levilized cost of solar energy


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The forecast average utility price over the next 25 years

Cash flow graph based on cash purchase of this 2.56kW system

Life-time savings on this system over the next 25 years


(Prices shown after repayments of capital)


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Average total cost of solar panel installation in New York

System Size Cash purchase
After 30% solar tax credit
Financed purchase
After 30% solar tax credit
3kw $8,526 $9,208
4kw $11,060 $11,945
5kw $13,440 $14,515
6kw $15,624 $16,874
7kw $17,689 $19,104
8kw $19,600 $21,168
9kw $21,357 $23,066
10kw $22,960 $24,797


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Going solar in New York

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Please keep in mind that the best source of up-to-date information on incentives are the solar installers who specialize in your area.