Cost of Solar Panels in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties: Best Solar Companies, Cost and Installation


Solar Panels in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York: An Overview

All Data As of March 31st 2017

  • Average Residential Solar System Size in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York: 9.59 Kilowatts
  • Average Cost of Solar Panels in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York: $32,473 BEFORE incentives ($22,730 AFTER federal incentives)
  • Average Cost of Solar Panels in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York: $3.41 BEFORE incentives ($2.38 AFTER federal incentives)

Cost of Solar Panels in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York

In addition, it is important to look at pricing distributions vs. averages or medians if you want to understand what a good deal is on a solar system. Also, in general larger solar systems will cost less per kilowatt as there are certain fixed costs associated with an installation.

The average cost of solar panels in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York is $3.40 per watt (before incentives) and 25% of consumers paid less than $2.90 per watt. So if you are looking to get the best price for a solar system in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York and have an average sized system, you should find an installer below $3.00 per watt.

Cost of Solar Panels in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties

Solar Financing and Installation Trends in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York

Residential solar installations have increased significantly in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York, although growth slowed in 2016. From 2011 to 2016, installations have increased from 8 to 105. The slowdown in installation activity and installer turmoil, has created a buying opportunity for consumers. In Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler counties solar installations declined 57% in Q1-2017 from Q1-2016.

Cost of Solar Panels in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties

Solar Financing in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York

In 2016, 97% of consumers purchased their solar system either with cash or a loan vs. and 3% used a lease or power purchase agreement (PPA) structure. Refer to our lease vs. buy guide to understand the implications of solar financing options. The percentage of consumers that purchased their solar system in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York has increased in 2016 due to an increasing number of low-cost solar loans.

Cost of Solar Panels in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties

Top Solar Companies in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York

Choosing a solar installer is arguably the most important step of going solar and we recommend reading our guide on how to choose a solar company. In Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties New York in 2016, approximately 100% of consumers chose a local installer vs. 0% that chose a national installer (SolarCity, Vivint or Sunrun).

Top Solar Companies in Yates, Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler Counties

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