Solar Panel Cost in
Louisiana

Updated 6/8/2019

How much do solar panels cost in Louisiana in 2020?

As of August 2020, the average solar panel cost in Louisiana is $2.96/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Louisiana ranges in cost from $12,580 to $17,020, with the average gross price for solar in Louisiana coming in at $14,800. 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 Louisiana

System Size System Cost System Cost (after ITC)
3 kW $8,880 $6,571
4 kW $11,840 $8,762
5 kW $14,800 $10,952
6 kW $17,760 $13,142
7 kW $20,720 $15,333
8 kW $23,680 $17,523
9 kW $26,640 $19,714
10 kW $29,600 $21,904

2020 average solar panel cost graph in Louisiana

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$12,580 or less
Market Average
$14,800
Above Market
$17,020 or more

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

Payback Period

14.87 Years

20-Year Savings

$10,056

Cost per Watt

$2.96

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