Solar Panels in
Stearns County, MN

Updated 6/8/2019

How much do solar panels cost in Stearns County, MN in 2019?

As of October 2019, the average solar panel cost in Stearns County, MN is $3.28/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Stearns County, MN ranges in cost from $13,940 to $18,860, with the average gross price for solar in Stearns County, MN coming in at $16,400. 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 Stearns County, MN

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$13,940 or less
Market Average
Above Market
$18,860 or more

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

Payback Period

8.82 Years

20-Year Savings


Cost per Watt


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