Solar power in Saint George, Utah
The city of Saint George provide a net metering program to their solar customers, making it easy to eliminate electric bills with solar panels.
Utah offers a state tax credit of $2,000 or 25% of the system cost.
After deducting the state tax credit and any other rebates, part of the remaining cost can be claimed as deduction to federal taxes — 26% in 2020, or 22% in 2021. The federal solar tax credit can be spread over several years and also has no size limit.
With net metering and tax credits solar is an obvious choice in Saint George.
Enter your address into our solar calculator to view how many solar panels you will need, your payback time and how much a solar system will save you!
Net Metering Broken Down
Saint George's net metering program credits each kWh of unused solar generation sent to the grid at the same value as a kWh drawn from the grid such as at night or on a cloudy day.
Excess kWh of credit after covering the cost of energy drawn from the grid is carried forward to future bills still at retail value.
At the end of the 12 month billing cycle any remaining kWh are credited at about 4 cents each and deposited into your account.
The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Saint George,
Utah 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 Saint George, UT
(after claiming 26% tax credit and other rebates)
The 26% federal solar tax credit explained
If you have a federal income tax liability, 26% of the cost of your solar system can be claimed as a deduction to your taxes. This incentive is claimed when you do your taxes. In order to receive the tax credit quicker it's best to do your taxes as soon as possible after installation.What if my tax liability is less than 26% of my systems cost
There is the option to claim this incentive over several years if your tax liability is less than 26% of the system cost.
How much will solar panels on my home save me?
The answer to this question depends on your electricity usage. Generally speaking the greater your power usage the greater the potential savings from installing solar.
The average monthly usage in Utah is only 793kWh per month however, you are most likely using a lot more than this since this average includes condos and small apartments.
The Saint George solar panel savings calculator below will convert your monthly power spend into power usage (in kWh's) and then work out exactly how many solar panels you need to offset your usage, how much they will cost based on the prices of local solar companies and the amount you will save. Our Utah solar savings calculator can do this because it contains a database of the electric rates charged by City of Enterprise, City of Santa Clara, City of St George, City of Washington, Dixie Escalante R E A Inc, Garkane Energy Coop Inc, Hurricane Power Committee, PacifiCorp
How much can solar panels save you in Saint George
What does the cost of a real solar system look like?
Facts about installing a 5.33kW solar system in Saint George, UT
This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $72, however your situation may vary so try our Saint George solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.
Net cost of system
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Average payback time
Annual power production
Levelized cost of solar energy
If you don't get solar
Cash flow graph based on cash purchase of this 5.33kW system
Life-time savings on this system over the next 25 years
(Prices shown after repayments of capital)
Solar companies in Saint George, UT that provide pricing through the Solar-Estimate marketplace.
Average total cost of solar panel installation in Saint George
After 26% solar tax credit
After 26% solar tax credit
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Going solar in Utah
Check out all of the ways energy providers of Utah can help you be more energy efficient and save money.
The following programs are available:
Find your local rebates and incentives
Please keep in mind that the best source of up-to-date information on incentives are the solar installers who specialize in your area.