Interested in solar power in New Hampshire? We’ve got you covered. We’ve gathered a ton of stats and tracked down any local installers we could find.
The average New Hampshire resident spends about 0.16 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) and uses about 629 kilowatts (kW) per month. With an average month’s electric bill totaling $102.66 it definitely makes sense to see if you can save money on power.
Key Solar Facts – Averaged for New Hampshire
Average savings per year: $1299.07 ($108.26 per month)
Estimated time for the system to pay for itself: 16 years, 2 months
Is solar worth it in New Hampshire? Based on the price of electricity in New Hampshire (an average of 0.16 per kW) and low amounts of sun (10% less than average) compared to other states, solar power is 25% more cost effective than the rest of the nation.
Our final opinion: solar panels are strongly recommended in New Hampshire.
Solar Panel Installers in New Hampshire
Description: Sunrun is a residential-only solar provider in 15 states. The company estimates customers save an average of 20% on their electricity bills after costs.
- Several affordable plans available.
- Guaranteed lifetime protection for equipment.
- Guaranteed production rates. If they don’t produce as promised, Sunrun will refund your money.
- New home owners receive the same deals, increasing home equity.
About our rating: Sunrun’s guarantees really make it stand out – especially because one of the most common complaints with other solar panel providers is that salespeople over-promise production and leave customers stuck with money-losing systems. It’s all guaranteed in writing with Sunrun.
Description: SolarCity is currently the largest solar provider in the nation. The company was started by two brothers, and is proud of its grassroots beginnings.
- $0 down plans available.
- The Give Power foundation gives a solar system and battery to schools without electricity for every megawatt generated.
- Option to lock-in power rates to avoid rising utility costs.
About our rating: SolarCity is easy to get behind with its emphasis on helping less fortunate communities. Customers also report high satisfaction with price lock options.
DIY Solar Systems
|Costco||DIY Solar panel kits from Costco are surprisingly affordable and easy to install. Recommended for experts and researchers only.||Visit site|
|Solar Direct||Solar Direct offers plenty of products, including batteries. Installation is available if you want it.||Visit site|
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Solar Power by Month in New Hampshire
A 5kW system will save someone in New Hampshire about $108.26 on an average month. New Hampshire residents will usually generate the most power in August. A breakdown of average solar power and savings per month is below.
|Month||Available kW / meter / day||Estimated savings / month|
New Hampshire has a low amount of solar power to capture – about 5.1 kilowatts per meter per day.
Calculations and Sources
Data based on 247 reporting zip codes in New Hampshire. 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.
Get more info on cities in New Hampshire
Choose from a city in New Hampshire below to see info on solar power panels, installation, provider, and cost effectiveness in your area.
Alton Bay, NH
Bretton Woods, NH
Center Barnstead, NH
Center Conway, NH
Center Harbor, NH
Center Ossipee, NH
Center Sandwich, NH
Center Tuftonboro, NH
East Hampstead, NH
East Kingston, NH
East Wakefield, NH
Eaton Center, NH
Georges Mills, NH
Gilmanton Iron Works, NH
Hampton Falls, NH
Milton Mills, NH
Mirror Lake, NH
Mont Vernon, NH
Mount Washington, NH
New Boston, NH
New Castle, NH
New Durham, NH
New Hampton, NH
New Ipswich, NH
New London, NH
Newton Junction, NH
North Conway, NH
North Hampton, NH
North Haverhill, NH
North Sandwich, NH
North Stratford, NH
North Sutton, NH
North Walpole, NH
North Woodstock, NH
Rye Beach, NH
Silver Lake, NH
South Acworth, NH
South Tamworth, NH
Sugar Hill, NH
Twin Mountain, NH
Waterville Valley, NH
West Chesterfield, NH
West Lebanon, NH
West Nottingham, NH
West Ossipee, NH
West Stewartstown, NH