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

MontanaInterested in solar power in Montana? 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 Montana resident spends about 0.1 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) and uses about 860 kilowatts (kW) per month. With an average month's electric bill totaling $88.85 it definitely makes sense to see if you can save money on power.

Key Solar Facts – Averaged for Montana

Average savings per year: $874.84 ($72.9 per month)

Estimated time for the system to pay for itself: 24 years, 0 months

Is solar worth it in Montana? Based on the price of electricity in Montana (an average of 0.1 per kW) and medium amounts of sun (4% less than average) compared to other states, solar power  is 16% lest cost effective than the rest of the nation.

Our final opinion: solar panels are only recommended for those with disposable income in Montana.

Solar Panel Installers in Montana

No local installers or providers available. See DIY products.

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Solar Power by Month in Montana

A 5kW system will save someone in Montana about $72.9 on an average month. Montana 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  2.8  42.96
Feb  3.75  57.6
Mar  4.62  71.06
Apr  5.44  83.69
May  5.65  86.81
Jun  5.73  88.05
Jul  6.61  101.58
Aug  6.37  97.85
Sep  5.74  88.21
Oct  4.45  68.47
Nov  3.14  48.19
Dec  2.63  40.38

Montana has a medium amount of solar power to capture – about 5.2 kilowatts per meter per day.

Calculations and Sources

Data based on 358 reporting zip codes in Montana. 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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Alzada, MT
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Angela, MT
Antelope, MT
Arlee, MT
Ashland, MT
Augusta, MT
Avon, MT
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Big Sandy, MT
Big Sky, MT
Big Timber, MT
Bigfork, MT
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Billings, MT
Birney, MT
Black Eagle, MT
Bloomfield, MT
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Boulder, MT
Box Elder, MT
Boyes, MT
Bozeman, MT
Brady, MT
Bridger, MT
Broadus, MT
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Brockton, MT
Brockway, MT
Browning, MT
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Buffalo, MT
Busby, MT
Butte, MT
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Cameron, MT
Canyon Creek, MT
Capitol, MT
Cardwell, MT
Carter, MT
Cascade, MT
Charlo, MT
Chester, MT
Chinook, MT
Choteau, MT
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Clancy, MT
Clinton, MT
Clyde Park, MT
Coffee Creek, MT
Cohagen, MT
Colstrip, MT
Columbia Falls, MT
Columbus, MT
Condon, MT
Conner, MT
Conrad, MT
Cooke City, MT
Coram, MT
Corvallis, MT
Crane, MT
Crow Agency, MT
Culbertson, MT
Custer, MT
Cut Bank, MT
Dagmar, MT
Darby, MT
Dayton, MT
De Borgia, MT
Decker, MT
Deer Lodge, MT
Dell, MT
Denton, MT
Dillon, MT
Divide, MT
Dixon, MT
Dodson, MT
Drummond, MT
Dupuyer, MT
Dutton, MT
East Glacier Park, MT
East Helena, MT
Edgar, MT
Ekalaka, MT
Elliston, MT
Elmo, MT
Emigrant, MT
Ennis, MT
Essex, MT
Ethridge, MT
Eureka, MT
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Fairview, MT
Fallon, MT
Fishtail, MT
Flaxville, MT
Florence, MT
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Forest Grove, MT
Forsyth, MT
Fort Benton, MT
Fort Peck, MT
Fort Shaw, MT
Fort Smith, MT
Fortine, MT
Frazer, MT
Frenchtown, MT
Froid, MT
Fromberg, MT
Galata, MT
Gallatin Gateway, MT
Gardiner, MT
Garrison, MT
Garryowen, MT
Geraldine, MT
Geyser, MT
Gildford, MT
Glasgow, MT
Glen, MT
Glendive, MT
Glentana, MT
Gold Creek, MT
Grass Range, MT
Great Falls, MT
Greycliff, MT
Hall, MT
Hamilton, MT
Hammond, MT
Hardin, MT
Harlem, MT
Harlowton, MT
Harrison, MT
Hathaway, MT
Haugan, MT
Havre, MT
Hays, MT
Heart Butte, MT
Helena, MT
Helmville, MT
Heron, MT
Highwood, MT
Hilger, MT
Hingham, MT
Hinsdale, MT
Hobson, MT
Hogeland, MT
Homestead, MT
Hot Springs, MT
Hungry Horse, MT
Huntley, MT
Huson, MT
Hysham, MT
Ingomar, MT
Inverness, MT
Ismay, MT
Jackson, MT
Jefferson City, MT
Joliet, MT
Joplin, MT
Jordan, MT
Judith Gap, MT
Kalispell, MT
Kevin, MT
Kila, MT
Kinsey, MT
Kremlin, MT
Lakeside, MT
Lambert, MT
Lame Deer, MT
Larslan, MT
Laurel, MT
Lavina, MT
Ledger, MT
Lewistown, MT
Libby, MT
Lima, MT
Lincoln, MT
Lindsay, MT
Livingston, MT
Lloyd, MT
Lodge Grass, MT
Lolo, MT
Loma, MT
Lonepine, MT
Lothair, MT
Malmstrom A F B, MT
Malta, MT
Manhattan, MT
Marion, MT
Martin City, MT
Martinsdale, MT
Marysville, MT
Mc Allister, MT
Mc Leod, MT
Medicine Lake, MT
Melstone, MT
Melville, MT
Mildred, MT
Miles City, MT
Missoula, MT
Moccasin, MT
Molt, MT
Monarch, MT
Moore, MT
Mosby, MT
Musselshell, MT
Nashua, MT
Neihart, MT
Norris, MT
Noxon, MT
Nye, MT
Oilmont, MT
Olive, MT
Olney, MT
Opheim, MT
Otter, MT
Outlook, MT
Ovando, MT
Park City, MT
Peerless, MT
Philipsburg, MT
Plains, MT
Plentywood, MT
Plevna, MT
Polaris, MT
Polebridge, MT
Polson, MT
Pompeys Pillar, MT
Pony, MT
Poplar, MT
Powderville, MT
Power, MT
Pray, MT
Proctor, MT
Pryor, MT
Radersburg, MT
Rapelje, MT
Ravalli, MT
Raynesford, MT
Red Lodge, MT
Redstone, MT
Reed Point, MT
Reserve, MT
Rexford, MT
Richey, MT
Richland, MT
Ringling, MT
Roberts, MT
Rollins, MT
Ronan, MT
Roscoe, MT
Rosebud, MT
Roundup, MT
Roy, MT
Rudyard, MT
Ryegate, MT
Saco, MT
Saint Ignatius, MT
Saint Regis, MT
Saint Xavier, MT
Saltese, MT
Sand Coulee, MT
Sand Springs, MT
Sanders, MT
Savage, MT
Scobey, MT
Seeley Lake, MT
Shawmut, MT
Shelby, MT
Shepherd, MT
Sheridan, MT
Sidney, MT
Silver Gate, MT
Silver Star, MT
Simms, MT
Somers, MT
Springdale, MT
Stanford, MT
Stevensville, MT
Stockett, MT
Stryker, MT
Sula, MT
Sumatra, MT
Sun River, MT
Sunburst, MT
Superior, MT
Sweet Grass, MT
Terry, MT
Thompson Falls, MT
Three Forks, MT
Toston, MT
Townsend, MT
Trego, MT
Trout Creek, MT
Troy, MT
Turner, MT
Twin Bridges, MT
Two Dot, MT
Ulm, MT
Valier, MT
Vandalia, MT
Vaughn, MT
Victor, MT
Vida, MT
Virginia City, MT
Volborg, MT
Warm Springs, MT
West Yellowstone, MT
Westby, MT
White Sulphur Springs, MT
Whitefish, MT
Whitehall, MT
Whitetail, MT
Whitewater, MT
Whitlash, MT
Wibaux, MT
Wilsall, MT
Winifred, MT
Winnett, MT
Wisdom, MT
Wise River, MT
Wolf Creek, MT
Wolf Point, MT
Worden, MT
Wyola, MT
Zortman, MT
Zurich, MT