Solar Panels in
Black Hawk County, IA

Updated 3/6/2021

How much do solar panels cost in Black Hawk County, IA in 2021?

As of March 2021, the average solar panel cost in Black Hawk County, IA is $3.28/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Black Hawk County, IA ranges in cost from $13,940 to $18,860, with the average gross price for solar in Black Hawk County, IA coming in at $16,400. After accounting for the 26% Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and other state and local solar incentives, the net price you'll pay for solar can fall by thousands of dollars.

Importantly, these costs are typical for solar shoppers comparing solar quotes on the EnergySage Marketplace. When you compare quotes for solar panels on EnergySage's competitive solar marketplace, you can expect to see prices up to 20% lower than working with a single solar company.

Average solar panel cost by system size in Black Hawk County, IA

System Size System Cost System Cost (after ITC)
3 kW $9,840 $7,282
4 kW $13,120 $9,709
5 kW $16,400 $12,136
6 kW $19,680 $14,563
7 kW $22,960 $16,990
8 kW $26,240 $19,418
9 kW $29,520 $21,845
10 kW $32,800 $24,272

2021 average solar panel cost graph in Black Hawk County, IA

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$13,940 or less
Market Average
Above Market
$18,860 or more

Solar installation costs do not include the 26% Federal Investment Tax Credit or local incentives. Learn more about local IA incentives, tax credits & rebates.

Payback Period

16.38 Years

20-Year Savings


Cost per Watt


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