Solar Panel Cost in
Texas

Updated 10/24/2020

How much do solar panels cost in Texas in 2020?

As of October 2020, the average solar panel cost in Texas is $2.76/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Texas ranges in cost from $11,730 to $15,870, with the average gross price for solar in Texas coming in at $13,800. 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 Texas

System Size System Cost System Cost (after ITC)
3 kW $8,280 $6,127
4 kW $11,040 $8,170
5 kW $13,800 $10,212
6 kW $16,560 $12,254
7 kW $19,320 $14,297
8 kW $22,080 $16,339
9 kW $24,840 $18,382
10 kW $27,600 $20,424

2020 average solar panel cost graph in Texas

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$11,730 or less
Market Average
$13,800
Above Market
$15,870 or more

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

Payback Period

12.58 Years

20-Year Savings

$15,898

Cost per Watt

$2.76

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