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

KansasInterested in solar power in Kansas? 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 Kansas resident spends about 0.12 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) and uses about 926 kilowatts (kW) per month. With an average month’s electric bill totaling $107.85 it definitely makes sense to see if you can save money on power.

Key Solar Facts – Averaged for Kansas

Average savings per year: $1102.65 ($91.89 per month)

Estimated time for the system to pay for itself: 19 years, 1 months

Is solar worth it in Kansas? Based on the price of electricity in Kansas (an average of 0.12 per kW) and high amounts of sun (7% more than average) compared to other states, solar power  is 6% more cost effective than the rest of the nation.

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

Solar Panel Installers in Kansas

No local installers or providers available. See DIY products.

DIY Solar Systems

DIY systems can save you a lot of money – they’re up to 4 times cheaper than professionally-installed systems. Just remember that installing solar panels is not easy. You must know how to mount the panels with the optimum tilt for your area, connect it to your home’s power, and avoid damage to your roof or the panels. This option is recommended only for those who have experience in professional construction.

Top pick: Renogy 5KW Panels (20 Panels)

Amazon Rating: 4.4

MSRP: $5,699 (5KW)

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Eco-Worthy 4KW Panels (40 Panels)

Amazon Rating:  Unrated

MSRP: $4,720 (4KW)

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All Amazon ratings as of 6/2/2015

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Solar Power by Month in Kansas

A 5kW system will save someone in Kansas about $91.89 on an average month. Kansas residents will usually generate the most power in July. A breakdown of average solar power and savings per month is below.

Month Available kW / meter / day Estimated savings / month
Jan  4.24  73.44
Feb  4.75  82.29
Mar  5.26  91.22
Apr  5.7  98.86
May  5.86  101.61
Jun  5.97  103.4
Jul  6.26  108.44
Aug  6.18  107.02
Sep  5.91  102.33
Oct  5.06  87.74
Nov  4.47  77.55
Dec  3.97  68.77

Kansas has a high amount of solar power to capture – about 4.44 kilowatts per meter per day.

Calculations and Sources

Data based on 695 reporting zip codes in Kansas. 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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Choose from a city in Kansas below to see info on solar power panels, installation, provider, and cost effectiveness in your area.

Abbyville, KS
Abilene, KS
Admire, KS
Agenda, KS
Agra, KS
Albert, KS
Alden, KS
Alexander, KS
Allen, KS
Alma, KS
Almena, KS
Alta Vista, KS
Altamont, KS
Alton, KS
Altoona, KS
Americus, KS
Andale, KS
Andover, KS
Anthony, KS
Arcadia, KS
Argonia, KS
Arkansas City, KS
Arlington, KS
Arma, KS
Arnold, KS
Ashland, KS
Assaria, KS
Atchison, KS
Athol, KS
Atlanta, KS
Attica, KS
Atwood, KS
Auburn, KS
Augusta, KS
Aurora, KS
Axtell, KS
Baileyville, KS
Baldwin City, KS
Barnard, KS
Barnes, KS
Bartlett, KS
Basehor, KS
Baxter Springs, KS
Bazine, KS
Beattie, KS
Beaumont, KS
Beeler, KS
Belle Plaine, KS
Belleville, KS
Beloit, KS
Belpre, KS
Belvue, KS
Bendena, KS
Benedict, KS
Bennington, KS
Bentley, KS
Benton, KS
Bern, KS
Berryton, KS
Beverly, KS
Bird City, KS
Bison, KS
Blue Mound, KS
Blue Rapids, KS
Bluff City, KS
Bogue, KS
Bonner Springs, KS
Bremen, KS
Brewster, KS
Bronson, KS
Brookville, KS
Brownell, KS
Bucklin, KS
Bucyrus, KS
Buffalo, KS
Buhler, KS
Bunker Hill, KS
Burden, KS
Burdett, KS
Burdick, KS
Burlingame, KS
Burlington, KS
Burns, KS
Burr Oak, KS
Burrton, KS
Bushton, KS
Byers, KS
Caldwell, KS
Cambridge, KS
Caney, KS
Canton, KS
Carbondale, KS
Cassoday, KS
Catharine, KS
Cawker City, KS
Cedar, KS
Cedar Point, KS
Cedar Vale, KS
Centerville, KS
Centralia, KS
Chanute, KS
Chapman, KS
Chase, KS
Chautauqua, KS
Cheney, KS
Cherokee, KS
Cherryvale, KS
Chetopa, KS
Cimarron, KS
Circleville, KS
Claflin, KS
Clay Center, KS
Clayton, KS
Clearwater, KS
Clifton, KS
Clyde, KS
Coats, KS
Coffeyville, KS
Colby, KS
Coldwater, KS
Collyer, KS
Colony, KS
Columbus, KS
Colwich, KS
Concordia, KS
Conway Springs, KS
Coolidge, KS
Copeland, KS
Corning, KS
Cottonwood Falls, KS
Council Grove, KS
Courtland, KS
Cuba, KS
Cummings, KS
Cunningham, KS
Damar, KS
Danville, KS
De Soto, KS
Deerfield, KS
Delia, KS
Delphos, KS
Denison, KS
Dennis, KS
Denton, KS
Derby, KS
Dexter, KS
Dighton, KS
Dodge City, KS
Dorrance, KS
Douglass, KS
Downs, KS
Dresden, KS
Durham, KS
Dwight, KS
Easton, KS
Edgerton, KS
Edna, KS
Edson, KS
Effingham, KS
El Dorado, KS
Elbing, KS
Elk City, KS
Elk Falls, KS
Elkhart, KS
Ellinwood, KS
Ellis, KS
Ellsworth, KS
Elmdale, KS
Elsmore, KS
Elwood, KS
Emmett, KS
Emporia, KS
Englewood, KS
Ensign, KS
Enterprise, KS
Erie, KS
Esbon, KS
Eskridge, KS
Eudora, KS
Eureka, KS
Everest, KS
Fairview, KS
Fall River, KS
Falun, KS
Farlington, KS
Florence, KS
Fontana, KS
Ford, KS
Formoso, KS
Fort Dodge, KS
Fort Leavenworth, KS
Fort Riley, KS
Fort Scott, KS
Fowler, KS
Frankfort, KS
Franklin, KS
Fredonia, KS
Freeport, KS
Frontenac, KS
Fulton, KS
Galena, KS
Galesburg, KS
Galva, KS
Garden City, KS
Garden Plain, KS
Gardner, KS
Garfield, KS
Garland, KS
Garnett, KS
Gaylord, KS
Gem, KS
Geneseo, KS
Geuda Springs, KS
Girard, KS
Glade, KS
Glasco, KS
Glen Elder, KS
Goddard, KS
Goessel, KS
Goff, KS
Goodland, KS
Gorham, KS
Gove, KS
Grainfield, KS
Grantville, KS
Great Bend, KS
Greeley, KS
Green, KS
Greenleaf, KS
Greensburg, KS
Greenwich, KS
Grenola, KS
Gridley, KS
Grinnell, KS
Gypsum, KS
Haddam, KS
Halstead, KS
Hamilton, KS
Hanover, KS
Hanston, KS
Hardtner, KS
Harper, KS
Hartford, KS
Harveyville, KS
Havana, KS
Haven, KS
Havensville, KS
Haviland, KS
Hays, KS
Haysville, KS
Hazelton, KS
Healy, KS
Hepler, KS
Herington, KS
Herndon, KS
Hesston, KS
Hiawatha, KS
Highland, KS
Hill City, KS
Hillsboro, KS
Hoisington, KS
Holcomb, KS
Hollenberg, KS
Holton, KS
Holyrood, KS
Home, KS
Hope, KS
Horton, KS
Howard, KS
Hoxie, KS
Hoyt, KS
Hudson, KS
Hugoton, KS
Humboldt, KS
Hunter, KS
Hutchinson, KS
Independence, KS
Ingalls, KS
Inman, KS
Iola, KS
Isabel, KS
Iuka, KS
Jamestown, KS
Jennings, KS
Jetmore, KS
Jewell, KS
Johnson, KS
Junction City, KS
Kanopolis, KS
Kanorado, KS
Kansas City, KS
Kechi, KS
Kendall, KS
Kensington, KS
Kincaid, KS
Kingman, KS
Kinsley, KS
Kiowa, KS
Kirwin, KS
Kismet, KS
La Crosse, KS
La Harpe, KS
Lacygne, KS
Lake City, KS
Lakin, KS
Lamont, KS
Lancaster, KS
Lane, KS
Lansing, KS
Larned, KS
Latham, KS
Lawrence, KS
Le Roy, KS
Leavenworth, KS
Leawood, KS
Lebanon, KS
Lebo, KS
Lecompton, KS
Lehigh, KS
Lenexa, KS
Lenora, KS
Leon, KS
Leonardville, KS
Leoti, KS
Levant, KS
Lewis, KS
Liberal, KS
Liberty, KS
Liebenthal, KS
Lincoln, KS
Lincolnville, KS
Lindsborg, KS
Linn, KS
Linwood, KS
Little River, KS
Logan, KS
Long Island, KS
Longford, KS
Longton, KS
Lorraine, KS
Lost Springs, KS
Louisburg, KS
Lucas, KS
Luray, KS
Lyndon, KS
Lyons, KS
Macksville, KS
Madison, KS
Mahaska, KS
Maize, KS
Manhattan, KS
Mankato, KS
Manter, KS
Maple Hill, KS
Mapleton, KS
Marienthal, KS
Marion, KS
Marquette, KS
Marysville, KS
Matfield Green, KS
Mayetta, KS
Mayfield, KS
Mc Cracken, KS
Mc Cune, KS
Mc Donald, KS
Mc Farland, KS
Mc Louth, KS
Mcconnell Afb, KS
Mcpherson, KS
Meade, KS
Medicine Lodge, KS
Melvern, KS
Meriden, KS
Milan, KS
Milford, KS
Milton, KS
Miltonvale, KS
Minneapolis, KS
Minneola, KS
Mission, KS
Moline, KS
Montezuma, KS
Monument, KS
Moran, KS
Morganville, KS
Morland, KS
Morrill, KS
Morrowville, KS
Moscow, KS
Mound City, KS
Mound Valley, KS
Moundridge, KS
Mount Hope, KS
Mulberry, KS
Mullinville, KS
Mulvane, KS
Munden, KS
Murdock, KS
Muscotah, KS
Narka, KS
Nashville, KS
Natoma, KS
Neal, KS
Nekoma, KS
Neodesha, KS
Neosho Falls, KS
Neosho Rapids, KS
Ness City, KS
Netawaka, KS
New Cambria, KS
New Century, KS
Newton, KS
Nickerson, KS
Niotaze, KS
Norcatur, KS
North Newton, KS
Norton, KS
Nortonville, KS
Norwich, KS
Oakley, KS
Oberlin, KS
Offerle, KS
Ogallah, KS
Ogden, KS
Oketo, KS
Olathe, KS
Olmitz, KS
Olpe, KS
Olsburg, KS
Onaga, KS
Oneida, KS
Opolis, KS
Osage City, KS
Osawatomie, KS
Osborne, KS
Oskaloosa, KS
Oswego, KS
Otis, KS
Ottawa, KS
Overbrook, KS
Overland Park, KS
Oxford, KS
Ozawkie, KS
Palco, KS
Palmer, KS
Paola, KS
Paradise, KS
Park, KS
Parker, KS
Parsons, KS
Partridge, KS
Pawnee Rock, KS
Paxico, KS
Peabody, KS
Peck, KS
Penokee, KS
Perry, KS
Peru, KS
Pfeifer, KS
Phillipsburg, KS
Piedmont, KS
Pierceville, KS
Piqua, KS
Pittsburg, KS
Plains, KS
Plainville, KS
Pleasanton, KS
Plevna, KS
Pomona, KS
Portis, KS
Potwin, KS
Powhattan, KS
Prairie View, KS
Prairie Village, KS
Pratt, KS
Prescott, KS
Pretty Prairie, KS
Princeton, KS
Protection, KS
Quenemo, KS
Quinter, KS
Ramona, KS
Randall, KS
Randolph, KS
Ransom, KS
Rantoul, KS
Raymond, KS
Reading, KS
Redfield, KS
Republic, KS
Rexford, KS
Richfield, KS
Richmond, KS
Riley, KS
Riverton, KS
Robinson, KS
Rock, KS
Rolla, KS
Rosalia, KS
Rose Hill, KS
Rossville, KS
Roxbury, KS
Rozel, KS
Rush Center, KS
Russell, KS
Sabetha, KS
Saint Francis, KS
Saint George, KS
Saint John, KS
Saint Marys, KS
Saint Paul, KS
Salina, KS
Satanta, KS
Savonburg, KS
Sawyer, KS
Scammon, KS
Scandia, KS
Schoenchen, KS
Scott City, KS
Scranton, KS
Sedan, KS
Sedgwick, KS
Selden, KS
Seneca, KS
Severy, KS
Sharon, KS
Sharon Springs, KS
Shawnee, KS
Silver Lake, KS
Simpson, KS
Smith Center, KS
Soldier, KS
Solomon, KS
South Haven, KS
South Hutchinson, KS
Spearville, KS
Spivey, KS
Spring Hill, KS
Stafford, KS
Stark, KS
Sterling, KS
Stilwell, KS
Stockton, KS
Strong City, KS
Sublette, KS
Summerfield, KS
Sun City, KS
Sycamore, KS
Sylvan Grove, KS
Sylvia, KS
Syracuse, KS
Tampa, KS
Tecumseh, KS
Tescott, KS
Thayer, KS
Tipton, KS
Tonganoxie, KS
Topeka, KS
Toronto, KS
Towanda, KS
Tribune, KS
Troy, KS
Turon, KS
Tyro, KS
Udall, KS
Ulysses, KS
Uniontown, KS
Utica, KS
Valley Center, KS
Valley Falls, KS
Vassar, KS
Vermillion, KS
Victoria, KS
Viola, KS
Virgil, KS
Wakarusa, KS
Wakeeney, KS
Wakefield, KS
Waldo, KS
Waldron, KS
Walker, KS
Wallace, KS
Walnut, KS
Walton, KS
Wamego, KS
Washington, KS
Waterville, KS
Wathena, KS
Waverly, KS
Webber, KS
Weir, KS
Welda, KS
Wellington, KS
Wellsville, KS
Weskan, KS
Westmoreland, KS
Westphalia, KS
Wetmore, KS
White City, KS
White Cloud, KS
Whitewater, KS
Whiting, KS
Wichita, KS
Williamsburg, KS
Wilmore, KS
Wilsey, KS
Wilson, KS
Winchester, KS
Windom, KS
Winfield, KS
Winona, KS
Woodbine, KS
Woodston, KS
Wright, KS
Yates Center, KS
Zenda, KS