The 10 best rated solar companies in Arkansas in 2021

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Compare the best solar energy companies in Arkansas in 2021

Updated: July 17, 2021

There are currently 23 solar energy companies operating in Arkansas. Below you can compare the prices and reputations of solar installers, solar panel manufacturers and other solar energy companies servicing Arkansas today and learn how to select the best one.

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10 best rated solar installers in Arkansas in 2021

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Which solar company should I choose?

The reviews scores for the largest solar companies are far worse than those for local, family-owned solar installation companies.

The best solar companies meet the following criteria:

  • Local
  • Family-owned
  • Less than 50 staff
  • Has an office near you
  • Been in business longer than 5 years
  • Employs their own installation crews
  • Uses Tier 1 solar panels
  • Uses inverters from Enphase, SolarEdge, SMA or Fronius

The solar industry is full of fly-by-night solar companies — both big and small — that open one year and are gone the next.

Solar panels last for 25-30 years, so you want an installer who will help you with any problems or system faults. For this to happen, your installer needs to be able to stay in business

Local solar companies, as a group, have the highest reviews score on our site and also have lower overheads than corporate installers, making them more likely to survive in the long term.

Arkansas solar stats:

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Avg rating of Arkansas solar installers


Avg size of residential system


Avg price 11.19kW installed system

$19,334 ($1.73 per watt)
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Installing a 8.7kW solar system in Arkansas, 2021

Net cost of system


Average payback time

Annual power production

11,942 kWh

Levelized cost of solar energy

6¢ /kWh

If you don't get solar

22¢ /kWh

(25 year forecast of avg electric rates)

Savings over 25 years

$34,556 - $38,194
(Savings shown after repayments of capital)

Cash flow graph based on cash purchase of this 8.7kW system

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Solar panel cost in Arkansas by system size

Table 1: Average cost of residential solar systems by system size
System size* Avg cost per watt Avg cost
(After tax credit) show before tax
4kW $2.87 $8,504
5kW $2.76 $10,197
6kW $2.63 $11,677
7kW $2.60 $13,484
8kW $2.64 $15,629
9kW $2.55 $16,976
10kW $2.52 $18,663
12kW $2.52 $22,378
15kW $2.39 $26,496

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Table 2: Available incentive programs
Eligibility: Federal incentive
Type: Personal Tax Credit
Eligibility: State incentive
Type: Net Metering

Note: Please keep in mind that the best source of up-to-date information on incentives are the solar installers who specialize in your area.

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