Solar power in San Antonio, Texas
Besides federal solar tax credit, there is a rebate for CPS energy customers worth up to $3,000. Combined, upfront incentices cover a big part of the upfront costs.
Under CPS' net metering program each kWh of unused solar generation is valued 1 for 1 with energy drawn from the grid.
Solar is a no brainer for your home or business in San Antonio and no one should have to miss out on these incentives.
Get a free estimate by entering your bill spend and address into our solar calculator.
The average cost of installing residential solar panels in San Antonio,
Texas in 2020 is
$2.52 per watt. The average system size
in the US is 6 kilowatts, which means the average price of a solar system
in San Antonio, TX
(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 Texas is only 1168kWh per month however, you are most likely using a lot more than this since this average includes condos and small apartments.
The San Antonio 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 Texas solar savings calculator can do this because it contains a database of the electric rates charged by City of New Braunfels, Guadalupe Valley Elec Coop Inc, Karnes Electric Coop Inc, CPS (City of San Antonio), Bandera Electric Coop Inc, Pedernales Electric Coop Inc
How much can solar panels save you in San Antonio
What does the cost of a real solar system look like?
Facts about installing a 16.73kW solar system in San Antonio, TX
This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $220, however your situation may vary so try our San Antonio solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.
Net cost of system
8 Years 11 Months
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 16.73kW system
Life-time savings on this system over the next 25 years
(Prices shown after repayments of capital)
Solar companies in San Antonio, TX that provide pricing through the Solar-Estimate marketplace.
Average total cost of solar panel installation in San Antonio
After 26% solar tax credit
After 26% solar tax credit
Find out what system size you need for your home
Going solar in Texas
Check out all of the ways energy providers of Texas can help you be more energy efficient and save money.
The following programs are available:
|Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit||Federal||Personal Tax Credit|
|Renewable Energy Property Tax Incentive||State||Property Tax Incentive|
|CPS Energy Net Metering (San Antonio)||Utility||Net Metering|
|CPS Energy - Solar PV Rebate Program||Utility||Rebate Program|
|Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative - Renewable Energy Rebates||Utility||Rebate Program|
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.