Why Solar Power is Right For You
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Solar Power generated through solar panels can help you generate household electricity. Not only can you reduce your carbon footprint but you can significantly lower or eliminate your energy bill. You offset retail energy cost for the solar power you directly use, and get paid for the excess energy you generate and send back to the grid for others to use! Read more helpful facts about solar energy and utilize our Solar Calculator below to find out how much you can save with solar.
Solar Panel Facts
- With 26% of the cost reduced by tax credits, producing a return on your investment in as little as 6 years. With system lifespans of 30 — 40 years, there is literally tens of thousands of dollars to be saved by going solar!
- Utility rates have continued to increase by 6% per year. With solar, you can save thousands of dollars on long-term utility costs
- When you generate more solar energy than your house requires, you get paid by your utility company
- Sunlight is the most abundant form of renewable energy. When sunlight hits an object, most of the energy turns into heat. However when light hits certain photo-reactive materials, the energy turns into an electrical current instead, which we can then turn into electrical power for your home
- There have recently been major advancements in solar technology, making it much more efficient and cost effective to gather solar power from the sun
- With Solar Energy, you can have Emission-free power generation
- Solar energy can reduce 2 lbs of carbon dioxide (CO2) for each kilowatt-hour (kWh) produced
- Solar energy saves half a gallon of water for each kWh of solar energy produced
- Solar energy does not depend on the burning of fossil fuels in order to generate energy. It does not produce any emissions that contribute to rising global temperatures
Rebates, Solar Tax Credits, and Other Solar Incentives are available in Arizona
Federal Income Tax Credit
- 26% tax credit on the total cost of solar systems for 2020, reduces to 22% in 2021. Act now and save more!
The Pros and Cons of Solar
- Over time, earn back money from your initial investment: With the government solar incentives that are available, you can be rewarded for using solar energy
- Federal tax credit and state credit: Solar tax credits make solar installations for affordable for homeowners
- Lower electric bill: By generating your own electricity using solar, you can greatly reduce your bills for years to come
- Reduce your carbon footprint: By using solar, you are helping reduce CO₂ emissions with a cleaner renewable energy source
- Increase the value of your home: If you ever decide to move, installing solar will help you gain more from the sale of your house because it will increase the market value of your house
- High initial investment: Before receiving financial benefits over time, solar panel installation can be expensive
- Solar power depends on the sun: Solar panels can’t generate energy at night or on not as much on cloudy days (However in sunny AZ this isn’t a huge issue)
- Solar doesn’t move: If you ever decided to move, it would be expensive to take your solar panels with you. (However, you can add to the value of your home with solar)
- Not all roofs work: Solar doesn’t work for every type of building (You can figure out if your home is a good fit with our free solar evaluation)
Arizona Solar Cost Breakdown
A 5kW solar electric system will save you about $90 per month
Arizona's average cost is $3.24 per watt (before tax credit)
Over $100,000 in lifetime savings
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*Please keep in mind that the information displayed here is not a substitute for any expert advice. We designed this solar calculator to require very little information from you to provide you the fastest and most accurate estimate in Arizona. However, this ease of use comes at the expense of some accuracy.
To get a more accurate quote from an expert please reach out to us for your Free Solar Evaluation. To confirm your eligibility for tax credits, please consult a tax professional. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact one of our experts.