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Charlotte Solar Panels: 2022 Cost and Local Incentives

Written by Michelle Honeyager/

Edited by Hannah Whatley

Last updated 12/10/2022

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Charlotte solar power FAQs

  • When looking at cost, keep the size of the system and local installation costs in mind, as these affect the pricing most directly. The average cost for a solar system in Charlotte is $3.62 per watt. A standard 9 kW panel would then cost about $32,580 as an average price in Charlotte. Shop around and get quotes from a few installers to ensure you are getting the best price.  

  • Charlotte solar power can be a solid long-term investment for many households. You could also save over $8,000 over the course of 20 years if you had the state average $129.08 electric bill, paid the state average of $32,580 for the array, and then used the 30% tax credit. Energy prices are only rising over time, so generating electricity can mean significant savings by cutting back on energy bills.

  • You can easily find quality solar companies by filling out this form. SaveOnEnergy partners with many solar installers to help homeowners find the right solar option for them. The installer can help you understand financing options and go over which system sizes might work for you.

  • Solar power is a direct way to decrease your carbon footprint. It is a green source of energy, which means it does not emit carbon dioxide like oil or coal. Solar power is generated by the sun, so it’s also considered a renewable energy source. You can learn more about solar and how it helps the environment through our solar energy rundown  and solar renewability answer guide resources pages.

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