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Atlanta Solar Panels: 2022 Cost and Local Incentives

Written by Jordan Smith /

Edited by Jamie Cesanek

Last updated 01/10/2023

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Key Points

  • The average cost of solar in Atlanta is $35,730 before tax credits and incentives.
  • Local and federal tax credits can help lower the net cost, and you could recover your solar investment after about 12.8 years.

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Solar power FAQs

  • The average cost of solar panels in Atlanta is $3.97 per watt. A typical household needs a 9-kW solar system to generate its energy needs. Installing a system of this size would cost approximately $35,730 prior to any savings through incentives like the federal tax credit.

  • Solar power is a great investment for Atlanta residents because you can secure electricity cost savings for many years. The estimated payback period for Atlanta solar installations is 12.8 years. However, after 25 years with solar, you could save up to $23,712 or more.

  • In Atlanta, you can choose from several great solar panel installers. The SaveOnEnergy marketplace has all the information you’ll need to make the right decision. You can learn about different providers, read reviews, and talk to a solar expert to get their advice. We can also connect you with a solar installer to get started.

  • Solar energy helps curb the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere because it is a green energy source. As the use of solar energy and other renewables grows, it can play an important role in lessening the effects of climate change and other environmental damage caused by excessive levels of CO2 in the air. You can help reduce your home’s carbon footprint by investing in your own solar panels.

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