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Virtual Net Metering enables community solar & other 'shared solar' models. A whole new segment of the US market can now access the benefits & savings of solar.
Solar panels in Florida cost just $2.61/watt, or $15,660 for a typical 6kW system before incentives. Florida also has ample sunshine and generous incentives for solar.
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While NEM 2.0 slightly reduces the benefits of going solar, it retains the crucial incentive of net metering. Getting a solar system installed now will lock you into NEM 2.0 for 20 years.
For a basic 5 kilowatt (kW) residential solar installation, this means your solar system will cost $20,000 before the 30 percent federal ITC tax credit, and $14,000 after the credit is applied.
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Solar system cost in the five biggest cities of Houston, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio and Fort Worth for a typical 6kw system are fairly similar before local incentives can can range from $10,900 to $14,000 after incentives.