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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  • Save Thousands Of Dollars On Solar Panels In Connecticut
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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.

How do you clean solar panels?

In most cases, cleaning your solar panels isn’t really necessary. They get a great rinse off every time it rains. However, if you live in a dry state you may need to clean them from time to time. It’s generally advised that you hire a professional to do this so that you don’t do any unintended damage to your solar panels. However, if you plan to do it yourself, it’s not all that difficult. All you really need is a hose, a good brush, and some patience. Make sure to take your time and gently, but thoroughly scrub the panels until all the dirt and debris is removed.

How long does it take to break even on solar panels?

The time it takes to break even on your solar panel investment will depend on a number of things including the total cost for your system, whether you’re financing or you buy outright, and several other factors. However, the typical time range to break even is about 8 to 11 years for most residential solar panel systems.

Why are flexible solar panels less efficient?

Flexible solar panels are limited in the materials they can be made from. Rigid solar panels can be made with more efficient components, and are generally thicker, which means more material to interact with solar rays and produce electricity.

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.

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.

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.

Do Solar Panels Create Power On Cloudy Days?

Solar Panels still produce some electricity during cloudy days from indirect and UV light, but their production is reduced to around 15-30% of what they would create in direct sunlight.

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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