Solar Panels In Connecticut

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost In Connecticut

Of course, the average cost for solar panels will vary from city to city in Connecticut. The figures below represent a solar panel pricing range based on the average price per watt of $3.11.

System Size Avg. Cost Per Watt Low-End Price Average Price High-End Price
6 kWs $3.11 $13,995.00 $18,660.00 $23,325.00
8 kWs $3.11 $18,660.00 $24,880.00 $31,100.00
10 kWs $3.11 $23,325.00 $31,100.00 $38,875.00
12 kWs $3.11 $27,990.00 $37,320.00 $46,650.00
14 kWs $3.11 $32,655.00 $43,540.00 $54,425.00
16 kWs $3.11 $37,320.00 $49,760.00 $62,200.00

Bare in mind, the estimated prices you see above are based on the average cost per watt in Connecticut. The average price per watt in your city might be a little higher or lower depending on your city or county.

Connecticut Solar Panel Rebates

While many Connecticut homeowners are aware of the 26% Federal Tax Credit, fewer people are aware of the solar rebates available at the state level. As of January 2022, there are 54 solar rebates available in Connecticut. Click below to view all of the solar panel rebates currently in your state.

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Connecticut Solar Panels By City

Cities In Connecticut Where Solar Is Booming

Homeowners around the State of Connecticut are eliminating their energy bills, improving the value of their homes, and making Connecticut a little more green. Check out some of the more popular cities for solar panels in Connecticut below.

  • Bridgeport
    Sunlight kWh998.75kWh
    % Qualified84.30%
    Med. kW Potential7kW
  • Bristol
    Sunlight kWh975.8kWh
    % Qualified77.00%
    Med. kW Potential8kW
  • Hartford
    Sunlight kWh975.8kWh
    % Qualified80.50%
    Med. kW Potential7.25kW
  • Milford
    Sunlight kWh995.35kWh
    % Qualified79.41%
    Med. kW Potential7.5kW
  • New Haven
    Sunlight kWh995.35kWh
    % Qualified79.01%
    Med. kW Potential7.25kW
  • Norwalk
    Sunlight kWh998.75kWh
    % Qualified72.14%
    Med. kW Potential7kW
  • Stamford
    Sunlight kWh998.75kWh
    % Qualified73.75%
    Med. kW Potential8kW
  • Waterbury
    Sunlight kWh995.35kWh
    % Qualified78.18%
    Med. kW Potential7kW

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Frequently Asked Questions

Common Questions About Solar Panels In Connecticut

Still have questions about getting solar panels installed at your home or property in Connecticut? Browse some of our most common questions and answers below.

What is the best way to clean solar panels?

In most cases, your solar panels will get a good cleaning every time it rains. However, if you’re in an area that doesn’t get rain very often, you can use a garden hose, a large sponge, and mild dish soap to clean your solar panels. Never use harsh chemicals, pressure washers, or any abrasives that might scratch the surface of your panels. Many solar panel installation companies will also offer inexpensive panel cleaning and maintenance.

Can Solar Panels Withstand Hail Storms?

Yes! Properly installed solar panels are much more resilient than people imagine. Just because they’re thin and reflective like glass doesn’t mean they are fragile. In fact, many solar panel owners report extensive damage to the rest of their home, cars, and property, while their solar panel system stays undamaged. The angle and direction the panels are installed facing make the biggest difference regarding their vulnerability during a hail storm, and like the rest of your property they can be insured against hail damage.

Can Snow and Ice Damage Solar Panels?

Snow and Ice are rarely an issue for a properly installed and maintained solar panel system. Solar panels generate a good amount of heat through their operation and will usually melt any snowfall or ice accumulation. Solar panels are also almost always installed at an angle so snow and ice will generally slide right off. If your panels become entirely blocked by snow or ice, however, they will not generate power, the same as with any other debris that might cover your panels.

How Is Solar Energy Produced?

When the photons in sunlight hit the atoms in your solar panel, electrons can be kicked loose. Solar panels are designed to collect these disassociated electrons and store them in a battery to power your home and electronics.

How many solar panels can I fit on my roof?

On average, you can fit about 25 to 28 solar panels for every 500 square feet of roof space. However, in some cases, homeowners will not be able to utilize the entire roof space due to shading or roof grade.

How big are solar panels?

Residential solar panels are typically 65 inches by 39 inches or 3.25 feet by 5.4 feet, although there are some variations among manufacturers. Each panel will also weigh about 40 pounds on average.

Can Solar Panels Withstand Hurricanes?

When properly installed, especially in hurricane-prone areas like Florida, the strict installation regulations ensure that solar panel systems are as safe as the rest of your home and roof. In many circumstances, the added reinforcement actually helps the home and roof fare better in a hurricane than a home without solar panels. Of course, as in any natural disaster, anything can happen and there is no way to guarantee your solar panels won’t sustain damage or be ripped up along with the roof.

Interesting Info About Connecticut

Connecticut, known locally as the Constitution State (official, 1959); Nutmeg State, has a total population of 3,605,944 as of 2020.Since 2010 the population has grown by 0.90%. You might be surprised to find out that 70.8% of the people in Connecticut own their homes. This means that of the 3,605,944 people in Connecticut, 70.8% are potentially elligible to install solar panels at their home. Click here to find out if you're elligible for solar panels. Did you know that Connecticut is the the home of The first American cookbook, published in Hartford in 1796: American Cookery by Amelia Simmons? it should come as no surprise that the state motto is "Qui transtulit sustinet (He who transplanted still sustains)".

Connecticut has a total area of 4,842.36 square miles of which 4,842.36 square miles is land. The average elevation in Connecticut is 500 feet with the highest point being Mt. Frissell, on south slope at an elevation of 2,380 feet. The lowest point in Connecticut is Long Island Sound. This type of landscape is generally advantageous for solar panels.

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