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Louisiana Solar Incentives: Tax Credits & Rebates Guide 2023

Written by Alison Plaut/

Edited by Jamie Cesanek

Last updated 05/26/2023

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Key Points

  • The average solar system in Louisiana costs about $3.80 per watt.
  • Solar prices have decreased by 53% in Louisiana over the last 10 years.
  • Your total system cost depends on many factors, including installation fees, roof repairs, system size, and location.
  • The federal solar tax credit and other incentives can reduce the net cost of your solar array by 30% or more.

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Louisiana solar power FAQs

  • Solar panels cost about $3.80 per watt in Louisiana, but the total cost may vary depending on system size, components, location, energy needs, roof repair, and more. These costs do not include local and federal solar incentives, which can reduce the net cost by 30% or more.

  • Solar power has a higher upfront cost but could lead to savings in the long run. Over the lifetime of the solar panels you could save thousands on your energy bills and gain energy independence. How much you can save depends on where you live, the direct sunlight available, your energy usage, and more.

  • Based on the average monthly Louisiana electricity bill of $153.05 and the average Louisiana solar system size needed, you could recover the cost of your solar installation after about 14 years. Of course, your solar panel savings will vary by system size and efficiency.

  • Louisiana has several great solar installers, with 67 solar companies in the state. However, shopping around and comparing quotes before signing a contract is important. SaveOnEnergy is here to ease the decision process. Call the number on your screen to speak with a solar advisor or fill out the form on this page to receive a custom solar savings estimate.

  • Solar power is a 100% renewable resource because it generates energy directly from sunlight without releasing greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide. It’s also a clean energy resource. Installing solar is an effective way to reduce your carbon footprint.

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