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Connecticut Solar Incentives: Tax Credits & Rebates Guide 2023

Written by Luke Daugherty/

Edited by Jamie Cesanek

Last updated 05/24/2023

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Key Points

  • Connecticut continues investing in solar energy and currently has enough solar installed to power nearly 175,000 homes.
  • Connecticut residents can benefit from a number of state and federal incentives to make solar panel installation more affordable.
  • Solar panels can lower your energy bills over the long term and help you reduce your carbon footprint.

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Solar power FAQs

  • A full residential solar panel system in Connecticut costs about $25,760 on average. Ultimately, your energy needs, system size, local labor costs, and other factors will determine your solar panel costs. If you plan your solar installation well, you could recoup the cost of solar panels in Connecticut in about six years.

  • Solar can be a great investment for many homeowners, but whether it’s the right choice for you may depend on your typical energy consumption, roof condition, local incentives, and more. Before you make the commitment, examine how much direct sunshine your roof gets each day and how much your system would cost versus what you’d save on your energy bills.

  • The amount you could save by investing in solar power depends on how much you spend on electricity. Connecticut residents with solar panels could save an average of $2,936 per year based on the state’s current average monthly electricity bill.

  • Yes, you can use any solar energy you generate to charge your car, just as you can use it to power appliances in your home. It’s helpful to have a smart charging station to manage when power is diverted to your car versus other uses, as this will make your EV charging even more efficient.

  • The Hanwha Q CELLS Peak Duo is one of our top picks for solar panels with maximum power output and efficient energy production. These panels are a good choice in areas like Connecticut, as they’re rated well for snowy conditions. 

  • Unlike traditional electricity generation, solar production doesn’t emit carbon dioxide that contributes to climate change. As a result, switching to solar can help homeowners reduce their carbon footprint. Unlike fossil fuels, it’s fully renewable, so installing more solar panels doesn’t diminish the capacity for solar energy production.

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