Solar power in Littleton, Colorado
Xcel offers its Littleton customers a great net metering program. Not only will Xcel credit each kWh of excess solar generation sent to the grid at the retail value they will also pay you for excess credit after covering power your home has drawn! This is one of the best net metering plans in the county! There is also the federal solar tax credit covering 30% of the total system cost as a tax deduction, you may spread this incentive over many years as well. The federal solar tax credit also has no size limits, 30% can always be claimed no matter the size. Littleton is a haven for rooftop solar and you'd be crazy to let these incentives expire!
Even if you are not convinced about solar we recommend that at the very least you use the solar panel calculator for Littleton 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 Littleton 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 Littleton, Colorado in 2020 is $2.67 per watt. The average system size in the US is 6 kilowatts, which means the average price of a solar system in Littleton, CO is $13,350. (before claiming 26% tax credit and other rebates)
What does the cost of a real solar system look like?
Facts about installing a 10.42kW solar system in Littleton, CO
This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $157, however your situation may vary so try our Littleton solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.
Net cost of system
Cash - after 26% solar tax credit
8 Years 3 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 10.42kW system
Life-time savings on this system over the next 25 years
(Prices shown after repayments of capital)
Solar companies in Littleton, CO that provide pricing through the Solar-Estimate marketplace
Average total cost of solar panel installation in Colorado
|System Size||Cash purchase
After 26% solar tax credit
After 26% solar tax credit
Going solar in Colorado
Check out all of the ways energy providers of Colorado can help you be more energy efficient and save money.
The following programs are available:
|Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit||Federal||Personal Tax Credit|
|Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Renewable Energy Equipment||State||Sales Tax Incentive|
|Property Tax Exemption for Residential Renewable Energy Equipment||State||Property Tax Incentive|
|RENU Loan Program||State||Loan Program|
|Net Metering||State||Net Metering|
|Xcel Energy - Residential Energy Efficiency Financing||Utility||Loan Prgoram|
|Xcel Energy - Solar*Rewards Program||Utility||Performance-Based Incentive|
Please keep in mind that the best source of up-to-date information on incentives are the solar installers who specialize in your area.