Is solar panels worth it in Alberta? Alberta is one of the better provinces for solar with respect to electricity prices – higher prices mean higher savings potential. Based on a monthly usage of 1,000kWh, the average total cost of electricity in Alberta is $0.166/kWh (this number includes both fixed and variable costs).
How much does it cost to put solar panels on your house in Alberta? Everyone’s lifestyle, home, and desires are unique so there is no set system cost. Thankfully, its now more affordable than ever to install solar panels in Alberta. The average cost to install solar panels is roughly $10,000 to $16,000, which will provide all your engineering, material, labour, and permitting.
How many solar panels are needed to power a house in Alberta? The average home in Alberta uses roughly 7,000kWh of electricity per year. This means the average home will need roughly 14 to 18 x 400W solar panels (5.8kW to 7kW) to cover their annual energy needs.
How much do solar panels cost for a 1500 square foot house Alberta? In Alberta, the cost for residential solar per installed watt varies from $2.00/watt – $3.00/watt. Average value $2.50/watt. So, to install a 7.2 kW grid-tied solar system in your Alberta home it would cost around $18,000.