Solar Panels in
Central City, IA

Updated 9/25/2021

How much do solar panels cost in Central City, IA in 2021?

As of September 2021, the average solar panel cost in Central City, IA is $3.24/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Central City, IA ranges in cost from $13,770 to $18,630, with the average gross price for solar in Central City, IA coming in at $16,200. 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 Central City, IA

System Size System Cost System Cost (after ITC)
3 kW $9,720 $7,193
4 kW $12,960 $9,590
5 kW $16,200 $11,988
6 kW $19,440 $14,386
7 kW $22,680 $16,783
8 kW $25,920 $19,181
9 kW $29,160 $21,578
10 kW $32,400 $23,976

2021 average solar panel cost graph in Central City, IA

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$13,770 or less
Market Average
Above Market
$18,630 or more
Note: Showing cost data for Linn County, IA.

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

12.48 Years

20-Year Savings


Cost per Watt


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