The cost of solar panels in Boca Raton, FL (2024)

Updated Jul 16, 2024

  • You'll pay an average of $11,628 to install a 5 kilowatt solar panel system in Boca Raton, FL, before incentives.

  • The federal investment tax credit (ITC) lowers that price by 30% of all your solar equipment and installation costs.

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Written by: Emily Walker

As of July 2024, the average solar panel system costs $2.33/W including installation in Boca Raton, FL. For a 5 kW installation, this comes out to about $11,628 before incentives, though prices range from $9,884 to $13,372. After the federal tax credit, the average price drops by 30%.

Average price of a 5 kW solar panel installation in Boca Raton, FL

Good Price
$9,884 or less
Market Average
$11,628
High Price
$13,372 or more

You'll probably pay even less than what we show here. It doesn't include the federal ITC or Boca Raton, FL state incentives, which will lower this price by at least a few thousand dollars.

Your solar panel cost depends on your system's size

It may seem obvious but larger solar panel systems cost more money. We use cost per watt ($/W) so you can easily compare quotes, controlling for slight variations in system size.

While a 5 kW system will only cost you $11,628 in Boca Raton, FL, doubling the system size effectively doubles the price, so you'll pay about twice that for a 10 kW system. The higher the price tag, though, the more you'll get back as a credit towards your federal tax bill.

Average solar cost by system size in Boca Raton, FL

System Size
System Cost
System Cost (after ITC)
3 kW$6,977$4,884
4 kW$9,302$6,512
5 kW$11,628$8,139
6 kW$13,953$9,767
7 kW$16,279$11,395
8 kW$18,604$13,023
9 kW$20,930$14,651
10 kW$23,255$16,279

Are solar panels worth it in Boca Raton, FL?

Solar panels are worth it in most areas, including Boca Raton, FL. Certain factors, including the cost of electricity, incentives, climate, and the angle at which the sun hits your roof impact how quickly you break even on your investment relative to other areas around the U.S. 

If you pay for your system with cash, you'll save about $47,191 over 20 years on electricity costs with a 5 kW system in Boca Raton, FL. We generate this estimate based on real solar quote data from our Marketplace. It considers your system's cost, the federal tax credit, and inflation rates.

Payback Period
8.43 Years
20-Year Savings
$47,191
Cost-per-Watt
$2.33

If you can't shell out $11,628 in cash to pay for solar, don't sweat it. You can choose to finance your system with a loan instead. Some companies even offer $0-down loans so you can start saving on day one if your loan payments are less than your current electric bills. Just keep in mind that your long-term savings will be lower with a loan due to interest rates.

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The numbers we're showing are averages. The price you'll pay for solar depends on many factors unique to you and your home:

If you're looking for solar companies in FL, here are some popular suggestions:

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  • Volt Solar Energy
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    We are a local company that installs for many solar companies in Florida and are one of the top 10 installers in ...
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  • ProSolar Systems
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Solar is a major purchase, but you can get the price tag to come down a bit by being an educated shopper. Taking advantage of incentives and rebates and shopping around for quotes can bring down your cost of solar in Boca Raton, FL.

Take advantage of federal and local solar incentives

As long as your federal tax bill is high enough, you can take advantage of the federal tax credit in Boca Raton, FL. This incentive allows you to apply 30% of your solar installation and equipment costs toward your federal tax bill. If the amount exceeds your tax bill, you can roll over the remaining credit to the following year. Many states also offer great local incentives and rebates.

Get quotes from multiple installers

Comparing multiple solar quotes can save you money through competition and transparency. Each additional quote you receive for solar will help you find the right solar panel system at the right price.

This is where EnergySage can help. With funding from the Department of Energy’s SunShot Prize, EnergySage opened the country’s first (and now the largest) marketplace for home solar panel installations. We gather custom solar quotes from local installers on your behalf and put them in an easy-to-compare format. When you compare quotes for solar panels on the EnergySage Marketplace, you can expect to see prices up to 20% lower than if you work with a single solar company.

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