Solar Panels in
Cedar Rapids, IA

Updated 9/25/2021

How much do solar panels cost in Cedar Rapids, IA in 2021?

As of September 2021, the average solar panel cost in Cedar Rapids, IA is $3.20/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Cedar Rapids, IA ranges in cost from $13,600 to $18,400, with the average gross price for solar in Cedar Rapids, IA coming in at $16,000. 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 Cedar Rapids, IA

System Size System Cost System Cost (after ITC)
3 kW $9,600 $7,104
4 kW $12,800 $9,472
5 kW $16,000 $11,840
6 kW $19,200 $14,208
7 kW $22,400 $16,576
8 kW $25,600 $18,944
9 kW $28,800 $21,312
10 kW $32,000 $23,680

2021 average solar panel cost graph in Cedar Rapids, IA

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$13,600 or less
Market Average
Above Market
$18,400 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

11.72 Years

20-Year Savings


Cost per Watt


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