Cost of Solar in Asheville

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Going solar in the Asheville area has become more affordable over time.

Over time, technological advancements in the solar industry have made going solar more affordable for Asheville residents. That being said, the cost of a solar system will be dependent on a few different factors: your home, electricity use and ongoing energy goals all play roles in the cost. Our team of solar experts can help you design a custom solar solution that addresses your home’s unique needs, down to how many solar panels will be necessary.

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Calculating Your Solar Panel Cost

Since every home is different, it’s difficult to calculate the average cost of solar panels. Pink Energy creates residential solar systems to address each home’s needs. You can, however, roughly estimate how much solar panels will cost for your home using dollars per watt. Watts is the unit of measurement used for solar production, and for how much energy your home uses.

Using the number of watts your home typically goes through, we can determine how many panels your Asheville home will require. From that number, our team of experts can more effectively create a custom solution for your home. The number of panels needed plus installation costs will add up to your overall cost for going solar.

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Your Asheville Solar Panel Installation Cost Includes The Following:


Installation Equipment

Equipment needed for installation includes the solar panels and inverters, battery, wiring, conduit, mounting racks and mounting hardware.


A Custom-Designed Solar System

After you sign the contract, our team designs a custom system and files relevant permits, preparing for your system’s installation.


All Installation Day Procedures

Our experienced team will arrive on installation day to install and test out your system, making sure everything is working as expected, then clean up like we were never there!

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Cost of Solar FAQs

How much do solar panels cost in Asheville?

It depends on the number of panels required for your home’s unique needs as well as your home’s location. Pink Energy calculates the cost based on dollars per watt. Keep in mind that installation costs will factor into how much a solar panel system will be as well.

Do solar panels increase home value in Asheville?

Potentially! According to this 2018 Zillow study, homes with solar panels installed may sell by up to 4.1% more than homes without. Buyers appreciate energy-efficient homes powered by renewable energy sources!

Are solar panels a good investment in Asheville?

Solar panels are an excellent investment. Given their longevity (about 25 years), solar panels can potentially save you thousands of dollars off your electric bills over time.

How much is the federal tax credit for solar panels?

The federal solar tax credit is 26% of your total solar investment through the end of 2022. This percentage goes down to 22% through the end of 2023 and is unavailable for residential solar systems after that. Tax credits are subject to change and eligibility for federal tax credits depends on your individual and financial circumstances, so we recommend you always consult with your accountant or tax advisor to determine your eligibility.⁵