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Ohio Solar Panels: Pricing and Incentives

Written by Faith Foushee/

Edited by Hannah Hillson

Last updated 02/09/2023

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Key Points

  • The total cost of a solar panel system depends on several factors, including size, energy use, and roof repair.
  • In Ohio, solar costs range between $18,665 and $33,597.
  • Federal, state, and local incentives are available to reduce the overall price.
  • Solar panels can help lower your utility bills and your carbon footprint.

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Solar power FAQs

  • The total cost of solar in Ohio can range between $18,665 and $33,597 depending on the size of your home, energy use, the orientation of your roof, solar panel type, and other factors. In comparison, the average cost of a solar system in the U.S. is $31,558. These prices do not include the federal Residential Clean Energy Credit and other incentives, which can significantly lower the net cost of solar.

  • Yes. Solar panels can save money on energy in the long term due to rising electricity rates in Ohio. Use our solar estimator tool to determine potential costs and savings for your home to help decide if a solar system makes financial sense for you.

  • Using the average electricity bill of Ohio residents in October 2022 ($134.05), we estimate that after 20 years of owning a solar system, your savings could reach nearly $10,000, given that energy prices rise over time. Applying for tax credits and other incentives leads to more significant savings.

  • SaveOnEnergy is here to answer your solar energy questions. We can help you find the right solar installer for your home. Fill out this form or call the number on your screen to connect with a solar advisor today.

  • Solar energy comes from the sun, a renewable energy source. It doesn’t emit harmful greenhouse gasses like carbon dioxide or methane into the air. Using solar power instead of traditional electricity can help reduce your home’s carbon footprint. 

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