Solar Panels in
Northampton, MA

Updated 6/12/2021

How much do solar panels cost in Northampton, MA in 2021?

As of June 2021, the average solar panel cost in Northampton, MA is $3.29/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Northampton, MA ranges in cost from $13,982 to $18,918, with the average gross price for solar in Northampton, MA coming in at $16,450. 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 Northampton, MA

System Size System Cost System Cost (after ITC)
3 kW $9,870 $7,304
4 kW $13,160 $9,738
5 kW $16,450 $12,173
6 kW $19,740 $14,608
7 kW $23,030 $17,042
8 kW $26,320 $19,477
9 kW $29,610 $21,911
10 kW $32,900 $24,346

2021 average solar panel cost graph in Northampton, MA

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$13,982 or less
Market Average
$16,450
Above Market
$18,918 or more
Note: Showing cost data for Hampshire County, MA.

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

Payback Period

6.48 Years

20-Year Savings

$36,458

Cost per Watt

$3.29

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