Solar Panel Cost in
Washington D.C.

Updated 6/8/2019

How much do solar panels cost in Washington D.C. in 2019?

As of September 2019, the average solar panel cost in Washington D.C. is $3.24/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Washington D.C. ranges in cost from $13,770 to $18,630, with the average gross price for solar in Washington D.C. coming in at $16,200. After accounting for the 30% 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.

2019 average solar panel cost graph in Washington D.C.

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$13,770 or less
Market Average
$16,200
Above Market
$18,630 or more

Solar installation costs do not include the 30% Federal Investment Tax Credit or local incentives. Learn more about local DC incentives, tax credits & rebates.

Payback Period

5.16 Years

20-Year Savings

$66,758

Cost per Watt

$3.24

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