Solar Panel Cost in
Rhode Island

Updated 6/8/2019

How much do solar panels cost in Rhode Island in 2019?

As of October 2019, the average solar panel cost in Rhode Island is $3.00/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Rhode Island ranges in cost from $12,750 to $17,250, with the average gross price for solar in Rhode Island coming in at $15,000. 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 Rhode Island

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$12,750 or less
Market Average
Above Market
$17,250 or more

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

Payback Period

7.55 Years

20-Year Savings


Cost per Watt


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