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Ohio Solar Incentives: Tax Credits & Rebates Guide 2023

Written by Faith Foushee/

Edited by Hannah Hillson

Last updated 09/08/2023

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Key Points

  • The total cost of a solar panel system depends on several factors, including size, components, and energy use.
  • The cost of solar panels in Ohio ranges between $17,050 and $44,330.
  • Federal, state, and local solar incentives are available to reduce the overall installation price.
  • Ohio solar panels can help lower your utility bills and reduce your carbon footprint.

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Solar power FAQs

  • 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.

  • The federal Residential Clean Energy Credit is the most substantial solar incentive available in Ohio. Other ways to save on solar in Ohio include a property tax exemption, SRECs, the ECO-Link program, and net metering. Check your local government website for additional location-specific Ohio solar panel programs and incentives. 

  • Using the average electricity bill of Ohio residents in June 2023 ($144.33), we estimate that you could recoup the cost of your system after about 12.4 years with solar. During the 25–30-year lifespan of your solar panels, you could save thousands on electricity costs. 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 while in use. Using solar power instead of traditional electricity can help reduce your home’s carbon footprint. 

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