Solar power in Tucson, Arizona
Those of you out there in Tucson will be happy to know that you're eligible for some top notch incentives for installing solar on your house. Arizona receives the highest amount of solar irradiation in the country, a solar system in Arizona will make nearly twice as much electricity that one for example in Rhode-Island. Besides plenty of sunshine Arizona offers a $1,000 tax credit for rooftop solar that when put together with the 30% federal tax credit already covers a huge amount of the system cost. Tax credits isn't it for Arizona as there is also a strong net metering law making sure utilities pay you 1 for 1 with their retail power price for excess solar power exported to the grid.
Even if you are not convinced about solar we recommend that at the very least you use the solar panel calculator for Tucson to find out:
- How many solar panels you need to cover your power bill;
- How suitable your house is for solar;
- What incentives your house may be eligible for;
- The cost of solar panel installation in Tucson and whether you are eligible for zero down solar deals; and
- Your likely payback period and return on investment from installing solar
Estimate your solar savings
The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Tucson, Arizona 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 Tucson, AZ is $13,350. (before claiming 26% tax credit and other rebates)
What does the cost of a real solar system look like?
Facts about installing a 12.89kW solar system in Tucson, AZ
This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $204, however your situation may vary so try our Tucson solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.
Net cost of system
Cash - after 26% solar tax credit
7 Years 9 Months
Average payback time
Annual power production
levilized cost of solar energy
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 12.89kW system
Life-time savings on this system over the next 25 years
(Prices shown after repayments of capital)
Solar companies in Tucson, AZ that provide pricing through the Solar-Estimate marketplace
Average total cost of solar panel installation in Arizona
|System Size||Cash purchase
After 26% solar tax credit
After 26% solar tax credit
Going solar in Arizona
Check out all of the ways energy providers of Arizona can help you be more energy efficient and save money.
The following programs are available:
|Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit||Federal||Personal Tax Credit|
|Residential Solar and Wind Energy Systems State Tax Credit||State||Personal Tax Credit|
|Solar and Wind Equipment Sales Tax Exemption||State||Sales Tax Incentive|
|Energy Equipment Property Tax Exemption||State||Property Tax Incentive|
|Net BIlling||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.