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Richmond Solar Panels: 2022 Cost and Local Incentives

Written by Luke Daugherty/

Edited by Jamie Cesanek

Last updated 01/10/2023

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Key Points

  • The average total cost of solar panels in Richmond is $36,090 for a 9-kilowatt system before factoring in federal tax credits and incentives.
  • If you go solar, you could save an estimated $23,376 on electricity costs after 25 years.

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Solar power FAQs

  • The cost of installing solar panels in Richmond varies depending on your location, installer, and other factors. Richmond residents pay an average price of $4.01 per watt for solar panels, and a typical system costs a total of $36,090 before taxes and incentives.

  • Solar power can be a great investment, especially if you have enough direct sunlight and install enough panels to meet your electricity needs. Richmond homeowners who install solar panels can pay off their system in as soon as 13 years on average and put thousands back in their pockets after a couple of decades.

  • SaveOnEnergy can help you find a reliable solar installer in Richmond. Fill out our solar form or call the number on your screen to get started.

  • Solar power is a clean, renewable form of energy. Adding a solar array to your home is a direct way to help reduce carbon emissions.

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