What is cost for Sunpower Solar
A simple and fast way to compare solar installers is based on their cost per watt. To calculate the cost per watt, take the total price and divide it by the DC watt size rating of the of the system.
Sunpower has installed thousands of PV systems. The average solar panel system from Sunpower is 7,870 watts (7.9 kW) and costs $36,300 for a price per watt of $4.60. The expected cost per kilowatt hour (kWh) is $0.17.
Most of the systems sold by Sunpower use their lease or power purchase agreement (PPA). For these financed PV systems, the lifetime price per watt is $5.60.
Sunpower prices are 11% above the industry average for a cash purchase, and a whopping 70% higher when leased. Sunpower charges about double the price you would pay for a comparable solar panel system from SunWatts. That means the average customer could save $18,500 by working with us.
Compare Sunpower Prices To Other Solar Companies
Our prices are lower than Sunpower, SunRun, REC, Vivint and the rest. A SunWatts system, including design, permits, parts and labor, costs 40% less than the average installation. You can also Do-It-Yourself for even bigger savings. This fact is based on actual costs PV solar projects reported by CSI Solar Statistics. Review the following infographic to see how we compare to other top solar companies.
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It is not magic. Our prices for solar are simply 40% less than the average competitor. Here is a how we do it.
- We design a system to meet your power goals and set your budget.
- Our bigger brand selection gives you choice and buying power.
- We shop the market. You can DIY or we will have solar installers compete for your business.
No matter how you decide to go, you get name brand manufacturer warranties and all the tax credits and rebates. The system will be UL certified to pass any permit or utility inspections. You will enjoy 25 years or more of renewable solar energy. You will also spend about 40% less than the average solar company charges. That means more green in your wallet.
Now some may claim to offer free solar installation. Wrong! There is nothing free about it. They are really offering financing or leasing, where you have to sign a long-term 20 year contract. In fact, those no money up-front solar lease or PPA programs cost $6.50 per watt. You end up spending more than double the price (227%) than you should for so-called free installation.
Compare Prices Of Top Solar Companies
There were more than 40,000 solar energy systems installed in California in 2013 - 2016. The average PV system installed is 6,600 watts (6.6 kW) and costs $29,700 for a cost per watt of $4.50. The expected lifetime cost per kilowatt hour (kWh) is $0.17.
In comparison, the average 6,600 watt PV system from SunWatts costs $17,800 for a cost per watt of $2.70. The expected lifetime cost per kilowatt hour (kWh) is $0.09. Our solar systems qualify for renewable energy tax credits and rebates. So you can reduce the sticker price by 30% or more for an even lower net cost after government incentives.
Want to know how much do installers charge for their solar panel systems? Follow these links to review the pricing details about top solar companies based on their actual real-world projects.