Cost of solar in Littleton, CO

Electricity Consumption in Littleton

Electricity Consumption by Colorado residents averages 706 kWh per month. It ranks #15 in the nation for savings from installing solar panels on the home.

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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:

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Solar power in Colorado

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)

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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

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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)



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Average total cost of solar panel installation in Colorado

System Size Cash purchase
After 26% solar tax credit
Financed purchase
After 26% solar tax credit
3kw $6,371 $6,881
4kw $8,288 $8,951
5kw $10,101 $10,909
6kw $11,855 $12,803
7kw $13,468 $14,545
8kw $14,978 $16,176
9kw $16,450 $17,766
10kw $17,760 $19,181


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:
Incentive Name Eligibility Type
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.