Solar Panels in
Catawba County, NC

Updated 10/31/2020

How much do solar panels cost in Catawba County, NC in 2020?

As of October 2020, the average solar panel cost in Catawba County, NC is $2.88/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Catawba County, NC ranges in cost from $12,240 to $16,560, with the average gross price for solar in Catawba County, NC coming in at $14,400. 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 Catawba County, NC

System Size System Cost System Cost (after ITC)
3 kW $8,640 $6,394
4 kW $11,520 $8,525
5 kW $14,400 $10,656
6 kW $17,280 $12,787
7 kW $20,160 $14,918
8 kW $23,040 $17,050
9 kW $25,920 $19,181
10 kW $28,800 $21,312

2020 average solar panel cost graph in Catawba County, NC

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$12,240 or less
Market Average
$14,400
Above Market
$16,560 or more

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

Payback Period

11.95 Years

20-Year Savings

$19,720

Cost per Watt

$2.88

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