Solar Panels in
Salem, SC

Updated 11/16/2019

How much do solar panels cost in Salem, SC in 2019?

As of November 2019, the average solar panel cost in Salem, SC is $3.18/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Salem, SC ranges in cost from $13,515 to $18,285, with the average gross price for solar in Salem, SC coming in at $15,900. 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 Salem, SC

System Size System Cost System Cost (after ITC)
3 kW $9,540 $6,678
4 kW $12,720 $8,904
5 kW $15,900 $11,130
6 kW $19,080 $13,356
7 kW $22,260 $15,582
8 kW $25,440 $17,808
9 kW $28,620 $20,034
10 kW $31,800 $22,260

2019 average solar panel cost graph in Salem, SC

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$13,515 or less
Market Average
$15,900
Above Market
$18,285 or more

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

Payback Period

8.92 Years

20-Year Savings

$32,503

Cost per Watt

$3.18

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