Cost of solar in Saint Augustine, FL

Electricity Consumption in Saint Augustine

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 Saint Augustine, Florida

FPL offer their Saint Augustine solar customers net metering crediting every surplus kWh of solar generation at the same value as one drawn from the grid at night or when it's cloudy for example. Net metering especially in sunny Florida makes paying off your bill easy. Excess kWh after covering your bill are applied to the next month as a credit. At the end of a 12 month billing cycle any excess credit is placed into your account at the retail generation rate per kWh.

30% of your system cost may also be claimed as a deduction to federal taxes. The federal solar tax credit may be spread across several years and always covers 30% no matter the size. Incentives in Saint Augustine will never be better than what they are now and with utilities trying to kill net metering don't wait another minute!

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

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Solar power in Florida

The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Saint Augustine, Florida in 2020 is $2.65 per watt. The average system size in the US is 6 kilowatts, which means the average price of a solar system in Saint Augustine, FL is $13,250. (before claiming 26% tax credit and other rebates)

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Facts about installing a 12.82kW solar system in Saint Augustine, FL

This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $190, however your situation may vary so try our Saint Augustine 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 12.82kW 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 Florida

System Size Cash purchase
After 26% solar tax credit
Financed purchase
After 26% solar tax credit
3kw $6,216 $6,713
4kw $8,140 $8,791
5kw $9,990 $10,789
6kw $11,766 $12,707
7kw $13,468 $14,545
8kw $15,096 $16,304
9kw $16,650 $17,982
10kw $18,130 $19,580


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
Solar and CHP Sales Tax Exemption State Sales Tax Incentive
Property Tax Abatement for Renewable Energy Property State Property Tax Incentive
PACE Loans State Loan Program
SELF Loans State Loan Program
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.