How much does solar cost?

Solar Electric: Residential solar electric systems installed in our service area in 2015 ranged in price from $2,500 to $7,310 per kilowatt (kW) of installed capacity. Incentives and tax credits typically cover half the cost.

Solar Water Heating: A typical solar water heating system costs $6,500 to $10,000. Tax credits typically cover half the cost.

Visit Solar Estimate to calculate solar system costs and payback times. Note: The PUD’s residential electric rate is 7.19¢/kWh, so be sure to use that figure instead of the default rate in the form.