Solar Panel Cost in
Ohio

Updated 6/8/2019

How much do solar panels cost in Ohio in 2019?

As of December 2019, the average solar panel cost in Ohio is $2.90/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Ohio ranges in cost from $12,325 to $16,675, with the average gross price for solar in Ohio coming in at $14,500. 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.

Average solar panel cost by system size in Ohio

System Size System Cost System Cost (after ITC)
3 kW $8,700 $6,090
4 kW $11,600 $8,120
5 kW $14,500 $10,150
6 kW $17,400 $12,180
7 kW $20,300 $14,210
8 kW $23,200 $16,240
9 kW $26,100 $18,270
10 kW $29,000 $20,300

2019 average solar panel cost graph in Ohio

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$12,325 or less
Market Average
$14,500
Above Market
$16,675 or more

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

Payback Period

11.03 Years

20-Year Savings

$26,711

Cost per Watt

$2.90

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