Cost of solar in Largo, FL

Electricity Consumption in Largo

Electricity Consumption by Florida residents averages 1081 kWh per month. It ranks #11 in the nation for savings from installing solar panels on the home.

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Solar power in Largo, Florida

Duke energy progress offer net metering to their solar customers in Largo. Net metering allows excess solar generation to be sold to the grid at the retail power rate. Credit is carried over if more energy in a month is sent the grid than drawn and is still credited at the retail rate. Credit is applicable to future bills within the same 12 month billing cycle, remaining credit at the end of the 12 months is deposited into your account at the avoided cost rate.

30% of the total system cost can be claimed as a deduction to your federal taxes. The federal solar tax credit can be claimed in parts or all in the one year. There is no system size limit to this incentive. A great net metering policy and 30% of the costs already covered make solar an amazing home investment. Even if you're still not quite sure about solar it doesn't hurt to get a free estimate by entering your zip code below.

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Solar power in Florida

The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Largo, Florida in 2018 is $3.29 per watt. The average system size in the US is 6 kilowatts, which means the average price of a solar system in Largo, FL is $16,450. (before claiming 30% tax credit and other rebates)

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Facts about installing a 8.5kW solar system in Largo, FL

This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $139, however your situation may vary so try our solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.

$18,029

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

9 Years

Average payback time

11,710
kWh

Annual power production


/kWh

levilized cost of solar energy

25¢
/kWh

If you don't get solar
The forecast average utility price over the next 25 years

Cash flow graph based on cash purchase of this 8.5kW system

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

$48,135

(Prices shown after repayments of capital)

 


 

Solar companies in Largo, FL that provide pricing through the Solar-Estimate marketplace

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Average total cost of solar panel installation in Florida

System Size Cash purchase
After 30% solar tax credit
Financed purchase
After 30% solar tax credit
3kw $7,560 $8,165
4kw $9,772 $10,554
5kw $11,865 $12,814
6kw $13,818 $14,923
7kw $15,631 $16,881
8kw $17,248 $18,628
9kw $18,774 $20,276
10kw $20,160 $21,773

 

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Going solar in Florida

Check out all of the ways energy providers of Florida 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
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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.