Cost of solar in Saint George, UT

Electricity Consumption in Saint George

Electricity Consumption by Utah residents averages 793 kWh per month. It ranks #14 in the nation for savings from installing solar panels on the home.

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Solar power in Saint George, Utah

The city of Saint George provide a net metering program to their solar customers. 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.

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 30% of the remaining cost can be claimed as deduction to federal taxes. 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.

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Solar power in Utah

The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Saint George, Utah in 2018 is $3.44 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 is $17,200. (before claiming 30% tax credit and other rebates)

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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 solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.

$11,733

Net cost of system
Cash - after 30% solar tax credit

10 Years 9 Months

Average payback time

8,307
kWh

Annual power production


/kWh

levilized cost of solar energy

19¢
/kWh

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 5.33kW system

Life-time savings on this system over the next 25 years

$21,452

(Prices shown after repayments of capital)

 


 

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Average total cost of solar panel installation in Utah

System Size Cash purchase
After 30% solar tax credit
Financed purchase
After 30% solar tax credit
3kw $7,938 $8,573
4kw $10,276 $11,098
5kw $12,460 $13,457
6kw $14,448 $15,604
7kw $16,317 $17,622
8kw $18,032 $19,475
9kw $19,593 $21,160
10kw $21,000 $22,680

 

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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:
Incentive Name Eligibility Type
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit Federal Personal Tax Credit
Renewable Energy Systems State Tax Credit State Personal Tax Credit
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Please keep in mind that the best source of up-to-date information on incentives are the solar installers who specialize in your area.