Solar Panels In Utah

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost In Utah

Of course, the average cost for solar panels will vary from city to city in Utah. The figures below represent a solar panel pricing range based on the average price per watt of $2.71.

System Size Avg. Cost Per Watt Low-End Price Average Price High-End Price
6 kWs $2.71 $12,195.00 $16,260.00 $20,325.00
8 kWs $2.71 $16,260.00 $21,680.00 $27,100.00
10 kWs $2.71 $20,325.00 $27,100.00 $33,875.00
12 kWs $2.71 $24,390.00 $32,520.00 $40,650.00
14 kWs $2.71 $28,455.00 $37,940.00 $47,425.00
16 kWs $2.71 $32,520.00 $43,360.00 $54,200.00

Please remember these prices are the average at the state level, so they may be a little different in your city.

Solar Panel Rebates In Utah

While many Utah 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 29 solar rebates available in Utah. Click below to view all of the solar panel rebates currently in your state.

  • At Least 29 Solar Rebates
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  • Save Thousands Of Dollars On Solar Panels In Utah
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Utah Solar Panels By City

Cities In Utah Where Solar Is Booming

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

  • Layton
    Sunlight kWh1187.45kWh
    % Qualified92.58%
    Med. kW Potential10.25kW
  • Ogden
    Sunlight kWh1190kWh
    % Qualified78.78%
    Med. kW Potential7.75kW
  • Orem
    Sunlight kWh1199.35kWh
    % Qualified96.05%
    Med. kW Potential12.5kW
  • Provo
    Sunlight kWh1199.35kWh
    % Qualified91.43%
    Med. kW Potential11kW
  • Salt Lake City
    Sunlight kWh1173.85kWh
    % Qualified80.46%
    Med. kW Potential7.25kW
  • Sandy
    Sunlight kWh1173.85kWh
    % Qualified95.33%
    Med. kW Potential11.25kW
  • South Jordan
    Sunlight kWh1173.85kWh
    % Qualified97.38%
    Med. kW Potential12.5kW
  • St. George
    Sunlight kWh1374.45kWh
    % Qualified93.08%
    Med. kW Potential11kW
  • Taylorsville
    Sunlight kWh1173.85kWh
    % Qualified95.05%
    Med. kW Potential10.25kW
  • West Jordan
    Sunlight kWh1173.85kWh
    % Qualified96.04%
    Med. kW Potential10kW
  • West Valley City
    Sunlight kWh1173.85kWh
    % Qualified93.78%
    Med. kW Potential10kW

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Frequently Asked Questions

Common Questions About Solar Panels In Utah

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

How much do solar panels weigh?

The average solar panel weighs about 40 pounds. This will add about 2.8 pounds per square foot to pitched roofs, and about 5 pounds per square foot for flat roofs.

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.

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 much energy does a solar panel produce?

Solar panels are typically going to be able to produce between 245 watts and 400 watts per hour. This means that if you live in a place that gets 6 hours of direct sunlight each day, a 300-watt solar panel will produce 1.8 kilowatt-hours and a 400-watt solar panel will produce 2.4 kilowatt-hours. Multiplied by 365, this adds up to about 650 kWh to 875 kWh per year.

How many solar panels do you need to power a house?

Typically, an average-sized house will need 20 to 25 solar panels. However, depending on the size of the house, the sun exposure, where you live, and how much energy you consume, you could need more.

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.

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.

Interesting Facts About Utah

Utah, also known as the Beehive State, has seen a population growth of 18.40% since 2010. As of 2020, the total population was 3,271,616. You might be surprised to find out that 72.5% of the people in Utah own their homes. This means that of the 3,271,616 people in Utah, 72.5% 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 Utah is the the home of Rainbow Bridge, the largest natural stone bridge in the world, 290 feet high, 275 feet across? it should come as no surprise that the state motto is "Industry".

The total area for Utah is 82,169.62 square miles. When you factor in water area, it has an overall size of 84,896.88 square miles. The average elevation in Utah is 6,100 feet with the highest point being Kings Peak at an elevation of 13,528 feet. The lowest point in Utah is Beaverdam Wash. This type of landscape is generally advantageous for solar panels.

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