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Top Solar Installers in Town And Country
Many homeowners decide to hire a solar panel company since figuring out how to install solar panels yourself can be challenging. A solar installer can also help save you money over the lifespan of your system by providing warranties, repairs and system component replacements.
You can get a free estimate from a local solar installer on how much your investment in solar could cost for your home. Here are some nearby:
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Factors that Affect Solar Panel Costs in Town And Country
For many Town And Country homeowners, the decision to adopt solar energy rests on cost. However, the range of solar installation costs can be quite wide in Town And Country, with typical prices between $20,000 to $40,000. There are various factors that greatly influence the price you'll pay, which we'll go over below.
Solar Equipment Size
When it comes to estimating the price of a solar system in Town And Country, one of the most important factors is the size of the system you need. Solar systems are sized by kilowatts (kW) and are largely based on your home's energy consumption, which you can gauge by looking at past power bills. Your total cost can increase by around $2,590 for each additional kilowatt you need. Some solar brands — like Maxeon from SunPower — are more expensive upfront but also tend to offer better efficiency. In a city like Town And Country, where sunlight is relatively abundant, efficiency can quickly pay off. Also, if you have a small roof or you don't have a lot of space for your panels, higher efficiency options will be a better option. Additional equipment like electric vehicle chargers and solar batteries will also increase the cost.
Solar Financing Terms
Solar panels can save you money on utility bills over time, but they can also be a big investment. That's why many Town And Country homeowners choose to finance their solar panel systems to offset upfront costs. When figuring out your overall cost, you should also calculate the interest you'll pay if you go with a solar loan. Also, paying a higher down payment can lower the total interest paid over time.
Solar Panel Installation Company
The solar panel installer you pick will impact your total cost to adopt solar power. Different companies will bill different amounts for the equipment and labor. Some companies only sell products with high efficiency and therefore a higher price point — like Maxeon solar panels from SunPower or Tesla Powerwall batteries — so choosing those installers will generally come at a higher cost. It's best to do some research and decide on the company that has the products, warranties and services you want and also fit into your budget.
Solar Panel Cost Data by System Size
|System size||Cost per system watt||Solar system cost||25-Year savings||Payback period|
|6 kW||$2.69||$11,313||$14,220||11.1 years|
|8 kW||$2.64||$14,794||$19,250||10.9 years|
|10 kW||$2.59||$18,130||$24,425||10.7 years|
|12 kW||$2.54||$21,321||$29,745||10.4 years|
|14 kW||$2.49||$24,367||$35,210||10.2 years|
|16 kW||$2.43||$27,268||$40,820||10.0 years|
|18 kW||$2.38||$30,023||$46,575||9.8 years|
|20 kW||$2.33||$32,634||$52,475||9.6 years|
Solar Incentives in Town And Country
How to Save on Solar Panels
Since the type of solar panels and the installation company you choose has an impact on your costs and your system's efficiency, production, and durability, it's important to pick the right ones for you. Here are some things to keep in mind to help with your decision:
- Contract: When reading over your solar company's contract, ask questions about any terms you're not sure of and make sure you understand what happens in scenarios such as a system component breaking or the company going out of business.
- Reputation: Make sure your solar system installer has a good reputation by verifying it has certifications and licenses, checking its work history and reading reviews by past customers and solar experts like EcoWatch.
- Solar Panel Brands: Homeowners will have different preferences for panels based on their roof configurations and how much efficiency they need. While there are many options for which brand of solar panel you can get, not every company will have the exact one you may want or need, so make sure you ask for their list of options before making your decision.
- Installation Process: An important thing to understand when adopting solar energy is the installation process itself. Be sure to clarify any details you need to know with your solar installer, such as what permits you should secure and what the project timeline is.
EcoWatch's Town And Country, MO Solar Cost FAQs
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