Cost of solar in Moncks Corner, SC

Electricity Consumption in Moncks Corner

Electricity Consumption by South Carolina residents averages 1199 kWh per month. It ranks #10 in the nation for savings from installing solar panels on the home.

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Solar power in Moncks Corner, South Carolina

Berkeley Electric Coop offer their solar customers an excellent net metering program in Moncks Corner. Under net metering excess solar generation is sent to the grid and retail value per kWh is provided. After covering the cost of power drawn from the grid at later times you receive credit that may be applied to future bills within the same 12 month billing cycle. If at the end of the 12 months credit remains then Berkeley Electric will deposit the money into your account.

South Carolina offers a state tax credit of 50% of your state tax liability up to $3,500 to be claimed as a tax deduction for installing solar. After factoring in the state tax credit you may claim 30% of the remaining cost as a deduction to federal taxes. The 30% federal solar tax credit can be spread over several years and will always cover 30% regardless of system size. Utilities are fighting a hard battle to end net metering, no good will come from waiting!

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

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Solar power in South Carolina

The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Moncks Corner, South Carolina 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 Moncks Corner, SC is $13,900. (before claiming 26% tax credit and other rebates)

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Facts about installing a 12.98kW solar system in Moncks Corner, SC

This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $238, however your situation may vary so try our Moncks Corner solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.


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

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levilized cost of solar energy


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The forecast average utility price over the next 25 years

Cash flow graph based on cash purchase of this 12.98kW 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 South Carolina

System Size Cash purchase
After 26% solar tax credit
Financed purchase
After 26% solar tax credit
3kw $6,460 $6,977
4kw $8,495 $9,175
5kw $10,434 $11,269
6kw $12,343 $13,331
7kw $14,141 $15,273
8kw $15,925 $17,199
9kw $17,582 $18,989
10kw $19,240 $20,779


Going solar in South Carolina

Check out all of the ways energy providers of South Carolina 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
Solar Energy State Tax Credit State Personal Tax Credit
Net Metering State Net Metering

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