Solar Power Panels in Florida: Costs, Companies, and ROI

FloridaInterested in solar power in Florida? We’ve got you covered. We’ve gathered a ton of stats and tracked down any local installers we could find.

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The average Florida resident spends about 0.11 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) and uses about 1078 kilowatts (kW) per month. With an average month’s electric bill totaling $121.53 it definitely makes sense to see if you can save money on power.

Key Solar Facts – Averaged for Florida

Average savings per year: $1095.04 ($91.25 per month)

Estimated time for the system to pay for itself: 19 years, 2 months

Is solar worth it in Florida? Based on the price of electricity in Florida (an average of 0.11 per kW) and high amounts of sun (10% more than average) compared to other states, solar power  is 5% more cost effective than the rest of the nation.

Our final opinion: solar panels are somewhat recommended in Florida.

Solar Panel Installers in Florida

No local installers or providers available. See DIY products.

DIY Solar Systems

ProviderDescriptionMore info
CostcoDIY Solar panel kits from Costco are surprisingly affordable and easy to install. Recommended for experts and researchers only.Visit site
Solar DirectSolar Direct offers plenty of products, including batteries. Installation is available if you want it.Visit site
Local providers coming soonWe're in the process of adding new solar providers by state. Check back soon!

Solar Power by Month in Florida

A 5kW system will save someone in Florida about $91.25 on an average month. Florida residents will usually generate the most power in April. A breakdown of average solar power and savings per month is below.

Month Available kW / meter / day Estimated savings / month
Jan  4.91  82.39
Feb  5.34  89.51
Mar  5.99  100.49
Apr  6.41  107.53
May  6.21  104.08
Jun  5.42  91.01
Jul  5.43  91.08
Aug  5.48  91.82
Sep  5.2  87.19
Oct  5.35  89.68
Nov  5.07  85.1
Dec  4.49  75.17

Florida has a high amount of solar power to capture – about 6.17 kilowatts per meter per day.

Calculations and Sources

Data based on 979 reporting zip codes in Florida. Stats above assume a 32 square meter (345 square foot) standard-efficiency (15%) 5 kW system costing $21,000 out of pocket. Costs vary, but are generally lower due to federal and local government incentives.

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Alachua, FL
Alford, FL
Altamonte Springs, FL
Altha, FL
Altoona, FL
Alva, FL
Anna Maria, FL
Anthony, FL
Apalachicola, FL
Apollo Beach, FL
Apopka, FL
Arcadia, FL
Archer, FL
Astatula, FL
Astor, FL
Atlantic Beach, FL
Auburndale, FL
Avon Park, FL
Babson Park, FL
Baker, FL
Bartow, FL
Bascom, FL
Bay Pines, FL
Bell, FL
Belle Glade, FL
Belleair Beach, FL
Belleview, FL
Beverly Hills, FL
Big Pine Key, FL
Blountstown, FL
Boca Grande, FL
Boca Raton, FL
Bokeelia, FL
Bonifay, FL
Bonita Springs, FL
Bowling Green, FL
Boynton Beach, FL
Bradenton, FL
Bradenton Beach, FL
Brandon, FL
Branford, FL
Bristol, FL
Bronson, FL
Brooker, FL
Brooksville, FL
Bryceville, FL
Bunnell, FL
Bushnell, FL
Callahan, FL
Campbellton, FL
Canal Point, FL
Cantonment, FL
Cape Canaveral, FL
Cape Coral, FL
Captiva, FL
Carrabelle, FL
Caryville, FL
Casselberry, FL
Cedar Key, FL
Center Hill, FL
Century, FL
Chattahoochee, FL
Chiefland, FL
Chipley, FL
Chokoloskee, FL
Christmas, FL
Citra, FL
Clarksville, FL
Clearwater, FL
Clearwater Beach, FL
Clermont, FL
Clewiston, FL
Cocoa, FL
Cocoa Beach, FL
Cortez, FL
Cottondale, FL
Crawfordville, FL
Crescent City, FL
Crestview, FL
Cross City, FL
Crystal Beach, FL
Crystal River, FL
Cypress, FL
Dade City, FL
Dania, FL
Davenport, FL
Daytona Beach, FL
De Leon Springs, FL
Debary, FL
Deerfield Beach, FL
Defuniak Springs, FL
Deland, FL
Delray Beach, FL
Deltona, FL
Destin, FL
Dover, FL
Dundee, FL
Dunedin, FL
Dunnellon, FL
Eagle Lake, FL
Earleton, FL
East Palatka, FL
Eastlake Weir, FL
Eastpoint, FL
Ebro, FL
Edgewater, FL
Eglin Afb, FL
Elkton, FL
Ellenton, FL
Englewood, FL
Estero, FL
Eustis, FL
Everglades City, FL
Felda, FL
Fellsmere, FL
Fernandina Beach, FL
Flagler Beach, FL
Fleming Island, FL
Florahome, FL
Floral City, FL
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Fort Mc Coy, FL
Fort Meade, FL
Fort Myers, FL
Fort Myers Beach, FL
Fort Pierce, FL
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Fort White, FL
Fountain, FL
Freeport, FL
Frostproof, FL
Fruitland Park, FL
Gainesville, FL
Geneva, FL
Georgetown, FL
Gibsonton, FL
Glen Saint Mary, FL
Gotha, FL
Graceville, FL
Grand Island, FL
Grand Ridge, FL
Grant, FL
Green Cove Springs, FL
Greenville, FL
Greenwood, FL
Gretna, FL
Groveland, FL
Gulf Breeze, FL
Gulf Hammock, FL
Haines City, FL
Hallandale, FL
Hampton, FL
Hastings, FL
Havana, FL
Hawthorne, FL
Hernando, FL
Hialeah, FL
High Springs, FL
Hilliard, FL
Hobe Sound, FL
Holiday, FL
Hollister, FL
Hollywood, FL
Holt, FL
Homeland, FL
Homestead, FL
Homosassa, FL
Horseshoe Beach, FL
Hosford, FL
Howey In The Hills, FL
Hudson, FL
Hurlburt Field, FL
Immokalee, FL
Indialantic, FL
Indian Lake Estates, FL
Indian Rocks Beach, FL
Indiantown, FL
Inglis, FL
Interlachen, FL
Inverness, FL
Islamorada, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Jasper, FL
Jay, FL
Jennings, FL
Jensen Beach, FL
Jupiter, FL
Kathleen, FL
Kenansville, FL
Key Biscayne, FL
Key Largo, FL
Key West, FL
Keystone Heights, FL
Kissimmee, FL
Labelle, FL
Lady Lake, FL
Lake Alfred, FL
Lake Butler, FL
Lake City, FL
Lake Helen, FL
Lake Mary, FL
Lake Panasoffkee, FL
Lake Placid, FL
Lake Wales, FL
Lake Worth, FL
Lakeland, FL
Lamont, FL
Land O Lakes, FL
Largo, FL
Laurel Hill, FL
Lawtey, FL
Lecanto, FL
Lee, FL
Leesburg, FL
Lehigh Acres, FL
Lithia, FL
Live Oak, FL
Longboat Key, FL
Longwood, FL
Lorida, FL
Loxahatchee, FL
Lulu, FL
Lutz, FL
Lynn Haven, FL
Macclenny, FL
Madison, FL
Maitland, FL
Malabar, FL
Malone, FL
Marathon, FL
Marco Island, FL
Marianna, FL
Mary Esther, FL
Mascotte, FL
Mayo, FL
Mc Alpin, FL
Mc David, FL
Mc Intosh, FL
Melbourne, FL
Melbourne Beach, FL
Melrose, FL
Merritt Island, FL
Mexico Beach, FL
Miami, FL
Miami Beach, FL
Miami Gardens, FL
Micanopy, FL
Middleburg, FL
Midway, FL
Milton, FL
Mims, FL
Minneola, FL
Miramar Beach, FL
Molino, FL
Monticello, FL
Montverde, FL
Moore Haven, FL
Morriston, FL
Mount Dora, FL
Mulberry, FL
Myakka City, FL
Naples, FL
Navarre, FL
Neptune Beach, FL
New Port Richey, FL
New Smyrna Beach, FL
Newberry, FL
Niceville, FL
Nobleton, FL
Nokomis, FL
North Fort Myers, FL
North Miami Beach, FL
North Palm Beach, FL
North Port, FL
O Brien, FL
Oak Hill, FL
Oakland, FL
Ocala, FL
Ochopee, FL
Ocklawaha, FL
Ocoee, FL
Odessa, FL
Okahumpka, FL
Okeechobee, FL
Old Town, FL
Oldsmar, FL
Ona, FL
Opa Locka, FL
Orange City, FL
Orange Lake, FL
Orange Park, FL
Orlando, FL
Ormond Beach, FL
Osprey, FL
Osteen, FL
Otter Creek, FL
Oviedo, FL
Oxford, FL
Pahokee, FL
Paisley, FL
Palatka, FL
Palm Bay, FL
Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Palm City, FL
Palm Coast, FL
Palm Harbor, FL
Palmdale, FL
Palmetto, FL
Panacea, FL
Panama City, FL
Panama City Beach, FL
Parrish, FL
Patrick Afb, FL
Paxton, FL
Pembroke Pines, FL
Pensacola, FL
Perry, FL
Pierson, FL
Pineland, FL
Pinellas Park, FL
Pinetta, FL
Placida, FL
Plant City, FL
Plantation, FL
Plymouth, FL
Polk City, FL
Pomona Park, FL
Pompano Beach, FL
Ponce De Leon, FL
Ponte Vedra, FL
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Port Charlotte, FL
Port Orange, FL
Port Richey, FL
Port Saint Joe, FL
Port Saint Lucie, FL
Punta Gorda, FL
Quincy, FL
Raiford, FL
Reddick, FL
River Ranch, FL
Riverview, FL
Rockledge, FL
Rotonda West, FL
Ruskin, FL
Safety Harbor, FL
Saint Augustine, FL
Saint Cloud, FL
Saint James City, FL
Saint Johns, FL
Saint Marks, FL
Saint Petersburg, FL
San Antonio, FL
San Mateo, FL
Sanderson, FL
Sanford, FL
Sanibel, FL
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Sarasota, FL
Satellite Beach, FL
Satsuma, FL
Scottsmoor, FL
Sebastian, FL
Sebring, FL
Seffner, FL
Seminole, FL
Seville, FL
Shalimar, FL
Silver Springs, FL
Sneads, FL
Sopchoppy, FL
Sorrento, FL
South Bay, FL
Sparr, FL
Spring Hill, FL
Starke, FL
Steinhatchee, FL
Stuart, FL
Summerfield, FL
Summerland Key, FL
Sumterville, FL
Sun City Center, FL
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa, FL
Tarpon Springs, FL
Tavares, FL
Tavernier, FL
The Villages, FL
Thonotosassa, FL
Titusville, FL
Trenton, FL
Trilby, FL
Umatilla, FL
Valparaiso, FL
Valrico, FL
Venice, FL
Venus, FL
Vernon, FL
Vero Beach, FL
Wacissa, FL
Waldo, FL
Wauchula, FL
Wausau, FL
Webster, FL
Weirsdale, FL
Welaka, FL
Wellborn, FL
Wellington, FL
Wesley Chapel, FL
West Palm Beach, FL
Westville, FL
Wewahitchka, FL
White Springs, FL
Wildwood, FL
Williston, FL
Wimauma, FL
Windermere, FL
Winter Garden, FL
Winter Haven, FL
Winter Park, FL
Winter Springs, FL
Yalaha, FL
Yankeetown, FL
Youngstown, FL
Yulee, FL
Zellwood, FL
Zephyrhills, FL
Zolfo Springs, FL