Solar Panels in
Wake County, NC

Updated 6/25/2022

How much do solar panels cost in Wake County, NC in 2022?

As of August 2022, the average solar panel cost in Wake County, NC is $2.91/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Wake County, NC ranges in cost from $12,368 to $16,732, with the average gross price for solar in Wake County, NC coming in at $14,550. 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 Wake County, NC

System Size System Cost System Cost (after ITC)
3 kW $8,730 $6,460
4 kW $11,640 $8,614
5 kW $14,550 $10,767
6 kW $17,460 $12,920
7 kW $20,370 $15,074
8 kW $23,280 $17,227
9 kW $26,190 $19,381
10 kW $29,100 $21,534

2022 average solar panel cost graph in Wake County, NC

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$12,368 or less
Market Average
$14,550
Above Market
$16,732 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

13.17 Years

20-Year Savings

$14,258

Cost per Watt

$2.91

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