Solar power in Las Vegas, Nevada
NV Energy customers are eligible for a $245 per kW rebate for systems under 25kW. NV Energy also runs a net metering program valuing excess power sent to the grid at 95% of the retail value. Las Vegas has great solar generation meaning your savings from net metering are through the roof. After subtracting the rebate you may also claim 30% of the remaining cost as a deduction to federal taxes, you may do this spread over several years if you want. The Federal solar tax credit is set at 30% no matter the system size. With incentives this good you'd be mad not to install solar and don't wait too long as net metering returns are set to decline down to 75% of retail value.
Even if you are not convinced about solar we recommend that at the very least you use the solar panel calculator for Las Vegas to find out:
- How many solar panels you need to cover your power bill;
- How suitable your house is for solar;
- What incentives your house may be eligible for;
- The cost of solar panel installation in Las Vegas and whether you are eligible for zero down solar deals; and
- Your likely payback period and return on investment from installing solar
Estimate your solar savings
The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2020 is $2.78 per watt. The average system size in the US is 6 kilowatts, which means the average price of a solar system in Las Vegas, NV is $13,900. (before claiming 26% tax credit and other rebates)
What does the cost of a real solar system look like?
Facts about installing a 16.2kW solar system in Las Vegas, NV
This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $225, however your situation may vary so try our Las Vegas solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.
Net cost of system
Cash - after 26% solar tax credit
9 Years 5 Months
Average payback time
Annual power production
levilized cost of solar energy
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 16.2kW system
Life-time savings on this system over the next 25 years
(Prices shown after repayments of capital)
Solar companies in Las Vegas, NV that provide pricing through the Solar-Estimate marketplace
Average total cost of solar panel installation in Nevada
|System Size||Cash purchase
After 26% solar tax credit
After 26% solar tax credit
Going solar in Nevada
Check out all of the ways energy providers of Nevada can help you be more energy efficient and save money.
The following programs are available:
|Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit||Federal||Personal Tax Credit|
|Portfolio Energy Credits||State||Performance-Based Incentive|
|Net Metering||State||Net Metering|
|NV Energy - RenewableGenerations Rebate Program - Expired June 2019||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.