Cost of solar in Fort Worth, TX

Electricity Consumption in Fort Worth

Electricity Consumption by Texas residents averages 1168 kWh per month. It ranks #13 in the nation for savings from installing solar panels on the home.

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Solar power in Fort Worth, Texas

Oncor energy offers a $1,001 per kW rebate for installing solar on your home or business. Even if you buy your power from another company you can still receive the rebate because most of the lines are owned by Oncor. On a typical $15,000 5kW system the rebate will take that down to $9,995 and then after the 30% federal solar tax credit it is brought down to $6996.50 covering over half the cost within the first year. After wiping out your power bill the savings will quickly cover the remaining $6996.50.

Programs this generous tend not to last long so don't wait!

Even if you are not convinced about solar we recommend that at the very least you use the solar panel calculator for Fort Worth to find out:

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Solar power in Texas

The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Fort Worth, Texas in 2020 is $2.52 per watt. The average system size in the US is 6 kilowatts, which means the average price of a solar system in Fort Worth, TX is $12,600. (before claiming 26% tax credit and other rebates)

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Facts about installing a 12.55kW solar system in Fort Worth, TX

This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $213, however your situation may vary so try our Fort Worth solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.


Net cost of system
Cash - after 26% solar tax credit

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The forecast average utility price over the next 25 years

Cash flow graph based on cash purchase of this 12.55kW 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 Texas

System Size Cash purchase
After 26% solar tax credit
Financed purchase
After 26% solar tax credit
3kw $5,972 $6,450
4kw $7,785 $8,408
5kw $9,546 $10,310
6kw $11,189 $12,084
7kw $12,795 $13,818
8kw $14,267 $15,409
9kw $15,718 $16,975
10kw $17,020 $18,382


Going solar in Texas

Check out all of the ways energy providers of Texas can help you be more energy efficient and save money.

The following programs are available:
Incentive Name Eligibility Type
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit Federal Personal Tax Credit
Renewable Energy Property Tax Incentive State Property Tax Incentive
Oncor Electric Delivery - Solar Photovoltaic Standard Offer Program (Waitlist) Utility Rebate Program
Coserv - Solar Energy Rebate Utility Rebate Program

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