When you install your solar system, 26% of your project expenses apply toward a credit to offset any taxes you owe that year. This federal tax credit is a major incentive to go solar, but it is being phased out by 2022.
Most people are eligible to claim this credit (you must owe federal taxes to be eligible).
Once you gathered all the information about the solar in your state, check out our easy Solar Cost Calculator to see how much money solar panels can save you. This Solar Power Calculator will help you figure out the number of solar panels you will need to power your home, choose the right solar equipment and, mainly, calculate the cost of solar, see the savings on your monthly electric bill, and even estimate the payback period. Simply fill out the form with your zip code and average quarterly electric bill and click “Calculate My System”.
Our Solar Panel Calculator is designed to give you the estimate without using any of your personal information besides your zip code. Once you have an estimate, then you will be provided with an option to connect with the representative to receive an accurate quote for your solar system.
Our easy-to-use solar calculator will provide you with information on:
Once this solar tool calculated the results, they will be emailed to the provided email address. Enjoy the convenience of having this estimate readily available to you in case you want to compare these results to the competitors’, or share this estimate with someone else.
Whether you are thinking about switching to solar energy, adding to an existing solar system, or you are an installer who wants to quickly estimate the performance and cost of potential solar installations, you came to the right place. Our Solar Panel Calculator allows for quick and easy estimation of cost of solar energy, electricity production, and the potential savings for your wallet.
1. Please enter your zip code
Zip code is needed to estimate the amount of peak sun hours for your region. Average peak sun hours vary significantly across the USA and directly affect the effectiveness of solar panels. While calculating sun hours per day should not be a deciding factor in whether or not going solar is right for you, it is a very important metric to consider.
2. Calculate how much you can save using solar energy
We can immediately calculate your saving if you switch to solar. We will based this calculation on the amount of peak sun hours in your area, the daily number of kilowatts you and your family needs, and the current electric bill. We also provide you with the estimated payback period for the solar power system.
3. Solar panels system size
You will receive a recommendation for the size of the solar system that will suit your needs. This recommendation is based on factors like the average amount of peak sun hours, the daily energy usage for your household, and the current cost of electricity in your region.