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The average cost to install solar on a home in New York is $4.48 per watt, with about 80 percent of systems installed for $3.24 per watt to $5.60 per watt. This is higher than the average solar cost in the Middle Atlantic Region of $4.45 per watt.



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The average size of a solar system in New York is 8.0 kilowatts, which would cost around $35,800 without any federal, state, or local incentives.


1 kilowatt of solar PV in New York produces an average of 1,270 kilowatt-hours of electricity per year, so a 8.0 kilowatt solar system would generate 10,161 kilowatt-hours of electricity every year. An average household in New York uses 7,206 kilowatt-hours of electricity in a year.


With an average state electricity price of 18 cents per kilowatt-hour, this solar system could save a household in New York $1,868 each year. At this rate of annual savings, the system could pay for itself in about 19 years assuming no additional system expenses. This is less than the expected 30-year lifespan of a typical solar panel.


Recent installations:
Savannah: 8.1 kilowatt system installed for $3.51 per watt by Paradise Energy Solutions
Seneca Falls: 14.6 kilowatt system installed for $2.86 per watt by Paradise Energy Solutions
Ithaca: 8.4 kilowatt system installed for $3.27 per watt by Paradise Energy Solutions
Clay: 16.1 kilowatt system installed for $3.25 per watt by Paradise Energy Solutions
Pulaski: 9.5 kilowatt system installed for $3.01 per watt by Paradise Energy Solutions
Blooming Grove: 12.3 kilowatt system installed for $3.34 per watt by Paradise Energy Solutions


Top solar companies most active in New York include:
Paradise Energy Solutions
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Explore the cost of solar in New York cities and towns

Accord $4.72
Albany $5.13
Alden $3.34
Altamont $4.52
Amherst $3.51
Amityville $4.52
Amsterdam $4.67
Aquebogue $4.05
Argyle $4.66
Auburn $3.36
Averill Park $4.84
Babylon $4.66
Baldwin $4.77
Baldwinsville $3.55
Ballston Lake $5.05
Ballston Spa $5.04
Bay Shore $4.60
Bayport $4.47
Bayville $4.39
Beacon $5.06
Bellmore $4.34
Bellport $4.66
Berne $4.52
Bethpage $4.48
Binghamton $4.64
Blauvelt $4.52
Blooming Grove $3.79
Bloomingburg $4.39
Blue Point $4.21
Bohemia $4.44
Brentwood $4.81
Brewster $5.04
Briarcliff Manor $4.11
Bridgehampton $4.80
Broadalbin $4.85
Bronx $5.05
Brookhaven $4.21
Brooklyn $5.17
Brooktondale $3.92
Buffalo $3.59
Calverton $3.99
Camden $4.07
Campbell Hall $4.30
Canajoharie $5.01
Canandaigua $3.74
Canastota $3.29
Canton $3.32
Carmel $4.28
Castleton on Hudson $4.96
Center Moriches $4.16
Centereach $4.73
Central Islip $4.84
Central Square $3.27
Chester $4.57
Clay $3.54
Clifton Park $5.09
Cohoes $4.61
Commack $4.67
Congers $4.41
Copiague $5.05
Coram $4.59
Cornwall $4.77
Cortland $3.75
Cortlandt Manor $4.44
Coxsackie $4.52
Croton on Hudson $4.56
Deer Park $4.82
Delanson $4.88
Delmar $4.56
Dix Hills $4.53
E Northport $4.91
East Amherst $3.35
East Greenbush $4.65
East Hampton $4.74
East Islip $4.26
East Meadow $4.39
East Northport $4.10
East Patchogue $4.45
East Quogue $4.25
East Rockaway $4.50
East Setauket $4.12
Elmont $4.72
Elmsford $4.38
Far Rockaway $4.04
Farmingdale $4.28
Farmingville $4.57
Fishkill $4.84
Floral Park $4.81
Florida $4.96
Flushing $5.55
Fort Edward $5.12
Fort Plain $4.71
Franklin Square $4.80
Freeville $4.04
Fresh Meadows $4.34
Fulton $3.14
Galway $4.68
Gansevoort $4.94
Gardiner $4.88
Garnerville $3.87
Geneva $3.71
Glen Cove $5.26
Gloversville $5.05
Goshen $4.65
Grand Island $3.54
Great Neck $5.04
Greenfield Center $4.49
Greenlawn $4.05
Greenwich $4.83
Groton $3.90
Hamburg $3.15
Hamlin $3.27
Hampton Bays $4.29
Hartsdale $4.92
Hauppauge $4.57
Haverstraw $3.91
Hicksville $4.43
High Falls $4.39
Highland $4.53
Highland Mills $4.97
Holbrook $4.77
Holtsville $4.48
Honeoye Falls $3.55
Hopewell Junction $4.88
Horseheads $3.98
Howard Beach $4.76
Hudson $4.85
Hudson Falls $4.79
Huntington $4.44
Huntington Station $4.87
Hyde Park $5.26
Island Park $4.35
Islip $4.52
Islip Terrace $4.06
Ithaca $4.21
Jamaica $4.12
Jamesville $3.53
Jericho $4.65
Johnstown $4.86
Kings Park $4.37
Kingston $4.62
Lagrangeville $5.12
Lake Grove $4.49
Lake Ronkonkoma $3.92
Lancaster $3.42
Lansing $4.18
Latham $4.85
Levittown $4.52
Lindenhurst $4.49
Liverpool $3.39
Lockport $3.40
Long Beach $4.39
Loudonville $4.64
Lynbrook $4.44
Mahopac $4.29
Mamaroneck $4.59
Manlius $3.43
Manorville $4.38
Marlboro $4.61
Massapequa $4.49
Massapequa Park $4.32
Mastic $4.63
Mastic Beach $4.53
Mechanicville $5.29
Medford $4.54
Melville $4.15
Merrick $4.20
Middle Island $4.37
Middletown $4.58
Miller Place $4.29
Milton $4.55
Mineola $4.24
Mohegan Lake $4.49
Monroe $4.81
Monsey $4.16
Montauk $4.63
Montgomery $4.94
Mount Sinai $4.21
Mount Vernon $4.63
N Babylon $5.36
Nanuet $4.62
Nassau $5.10
Nesconset $4.22
New City $4.47
New Hampton $4.85
New Hyde Park $4.35
New Paltz $4.53
New Rochelle $4.44
New Windsor $4.78
Newburgh $4.74
Newfield $3.92
North Babylon $4.58
North Bellmore $4.39
North Massapequa $4.33
North Tonawanda $3.40
Northport $4.50
Oakdale $3.93
Oceanside $4.23
Orangeburg $4.63
Ossining $4.35
Oswego $3.53
Patchogue $4.34
Pearl River $4.29
Peekskill $4.26
Penn Yan $3.67
Pine Bush $4.71
Pittsford $3.82
Plainview $4.39
Pleasant Valley $4.17
Pleasantville $4.13
Pomona $3.78
Port Chester $4.28
Port Jefferson $4.28
Port Jefferson Station $4.40
Port Jervis $4.63
Port Washington $4.31
Potsdam $3.58
Poughkeepsie $4.60
Poughquag $4.85
Pt Jeff Sta $5.38
Pulaski $3.52
Queens $5.22
Queensbury $4.88
Red Hook $4.58
Rensselaer $4.74
Rhinebeck $4.81
Ridge $4.37
Riverhead $4.65
Rochester $3.60
Rock Tavern $5.02
Rocky Point $4.81
Ronkonkoma $4.50
Rosedale $4.43
Saint James $4.58
Saratoga Springs $4.98
Saugerties $4.38
Sayville $4.28
Scarsdale $4.51
Schenectady $5.16
Schoharie $4.78
Schuylerville $5.09
Scotia $5.29
Seaford $4.24
Selden $4.43
Selkirk $4.64
Shelter Island $4.69
Shirley $4.43
Shoreham $4.07
Skaneateles $3.39
Slate Hill $4.99
Slingerlands $5.00
Smithtown $4.30
Sound Beach $4.16
South Glens Falls $4.70
Southampton $4.48
Southold $4.58
Spencer $3.32
Spring Valley $4.72
Staten Island $4.89
Stony Brook $4.64
Stony Point $4.12
Stormville $4.92
Suffern $4.42
Syosset $4.13
Syracuse $3.74
Tappan $4.73
Thiells $4.15
Troy $4.66
Trumansburg $3.99
Uniondale $4.21
Valatie $4.81
Valley Cottage $4.51
Valley Stream $4.95
Victor $3.63
Voorheesville $4.64
W Babylon $5.31
Wading River $4.31
Walden $4.78
Wallkill $4.65
Wantagh $4.31
Wappingers Falls $4.96
Warwick $4.65
Washingtonville $4.46
Water Mill $4.37
Waterford $5.33
Watervliet $5.05
Webster $3.35
West Babylon $4.45
West Haverstraw $4.13
West Hempstead $4.60
West Islip $4.39
West Nyack $4.36
West Sayville $4.23
Westbury $4.28
Westtown $4.27
White Plains $4.60
Whitestone $4.96
Williamson $3.26
Williamsville $3.25
Woodmere $4.48
Wyandanch $4.85
Wynantskill $4.86
Yonkers $4.37
Yorktown Heights $5.07

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