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

OhioInterested in solar power in Ohio? 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 Ohio resident spends about 0.12 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) and uses about 892 kilowatts (kW) per month. With an average month's electric bill totaling $107.07 it definitely makes sense to see if you can save money on power.

Key Solar Facts – Averaged for Ohio

Average savings per year: $945.87 ($78.82 per month)

Estimated time for the system to pay for itself: 22 years, 3 months

Is solar worth it in Ohio? Based on the price of electricity in Ohio (an average of 0.12 per kW) and very low amounts of sun (11% less than average) compared to other states, solar power  is 9% lest cost effective than the rest of the nation.

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

Solar Panel Installers in Ohio

No local installers or providers available. See DIY products.

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Solar Power by Month in Ohio

A 5kW system will save someone in Ohio about $78.82 on an average month. Ohio 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  2.87  51.33
Feb  3.58  64
Mar  4.47  79.84
Apr  5.1  91.21
May  5.29  94.42
Jun  5.49  98.19
Jul  5.58  99.69
Aug  5.49  98.05
Sep  5.23  93.53
Oct  4.11  73.48
Nov  3.09  55.15
Dec  2.63  46.95

Ohio has a very low amount of solar power to capture – about 4.47 kilowatts per meter per day.

Calculations and Sources

Data based on 1149 reporting zip codes in Ohio. 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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Aberdeen, OH
Ada, OH
Adamsville, OH
Addyston, OH
Adelphi, OH
Adena, OH
Akron, OH
Albany, OH
Alexandria, OH
Alger, OH
Alledonia, OH
Alliance, OH
Alpha, OH
Alvada, OH
Alvordton, OH
Amanda, OH
Amelia, OH
Amesville, OH
Amherst, OH
Amsterdam, OH
Andover, OH
Anna, OH
Ansonia, OH
Antwerp, OH
Apple Creek, OH
Arcadia, OH
Arcanum, OH
Archbold, OH
Arlington, OH
Ashland, OH
Ashley, OH
Ashtabula, OH
Ashville, OH
Athens, OH
Attica, OH
Atwater, OH
Aurora, OH
Austinburg, OH
Ava, OH
Avon, OH
Avon Lake, OH
Bainbridge, OH
Baltic, OH
Baltimore, OH
Barberton, OH
Barnesville, OH
Barton, OH
Bascom, OH
Batavia, OH
Bay Village, OH
Beach City, OH
Beachwood, OH
Beallsville, OH
Beaver, OH
Beaverdam, OH
Bedford, OH
Bellaire, OH
Bellbrook, OH
Belle Center, OH
Bellefontaine, OH
Bellevue, OH
Bellville, OH
Belmont, OH
Beloit, OH
Belpre, OH
Berea, OH
Bergholz, OH
Berkey, OH
Berlin Center, OH
Berlin Heights, OH
Bethel, OH
Bethesda, OH
Bettsville, OH
Beverly, OH
Bidwell, OH
Big Prairie, OH
Blacklick, OH
Bladensburg, OH
Blaine, OH
Blakeslee, OH
Blanchester, OH
Blissfield, OH
Bloomdale, OH
Bloomingburg, OH
Bloomingdale, OH
Bloomville, OH
Blue Creek, OH
Blue Rock, OH
Bluffton, OH
Bolivar, OH
Botkins, OH
Bowerston, OH
Bowersville, OH
Bowling Green, OH
Bradford, OH
Bradner, OH
Brecksville, OH
Bremen, OH
Brewster, OH
Brice, OH
Bridgeport, OH
Brilliant, OH
Brinkhaven, OH
Bristolville, OH
Broadview Heights, OH
Brookfield, OH
Brookpark, OH
Brookville, OH
Brunswick, OH
Bryan, OH
Buchtel, OH
Buckeye Lake, OH
Buckland, OH
Bucyrus, OH
Buffalo, OH
Burbank, OH
Burghill, OH
Burgoon, OH
Burkettsville, OH
Burton, OH
Butler, OH
Byesville, OH
Cable, OH
Cadiz, OH
Cairo, OH
Caldwell, OH
Caledonia, OH
Cambridge, OH
Camden, OH
Cameron, OH
Camp Dennison, OH
Campbell, OH
Canal Fulton, OH
Canal Winchester, OH
Canfield, OH
Canton, OH
Carbon Hill, OH
Cardington, OH
Carey, OH
Carroll, OH
Carrollton, OH
Casstown, OH
Castalia, OH
Catawba, OH
Cecil, OH
Cedarville, OH
Celina, OH
Centerburg, OH
Chagrin Falls, OH
Chandlersville, OH
Chardon, OH
Chatfield, OH
Chauncey, OH
Cherry Fork, OH
Chesapeake, OH
Cheshire, OH
Chester, OH
Chesterhill, OH
Chesterland, OH
Chesterville, OH
Chickasaw, OH
Chillicothe, OH
Chilo, OH
Chippewa Lake, OH
Christiansburg, OH
Cincinnati, OH
Circleville, OH
Clarington, OH
Clarksburg, OH
Clarksville, OH
Clayton, OH
Cleveland, OH
Cleves, OH
Clifton, OH
Clinton, OH
Cloverdale, OH
Clyde, OH
Coal Run, OH
Coalton, OH
Coldwater, OH
College Corner, OH
Collins, OH
Columbia Station, OH
Columbiana, OH
Columbus, OH
Columbus Grove, OH
Commercial Point, OH
Conesville, OH
Conneaut, OH
Conover, OH
Continental, OH
Convoy, OH
Coolville, OH
Corning, OH
Cortland, OH
Coshocton, OH
Covington, OH
Creola, OH
Crestline, OH
Creston, OH
Crooksville, OH
Croton, OH
Crown City, OH
Cumberland, OH
Curtice, OH
Custar, OH
Cutler, OH
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Cygnet, OH
Cynthiana, OH
Dalton, OH
Danville, OH
Dayton, OH
De Graff, OH
Decatur, OH
Deerfield, OH
Defiance, OH
Delaware, OH
Dellroy, OH
Delphos, OH
Delta, OH
Dennison, OH
Deshler, OH
Dexter City, OH
Diamond, OH
Dillonvale, OH
Dola, OH
Donnelsville, OH
Dorset, OH
Dover, OH
Doylestown, OH
Dresden, OH
Dublin, OH
Dunbridge, OH
Duncan Falls, OH
Dundee, OH
Dunkirk, OH
East Canton, OH
East Fultonham, OH
East Liberty, OH
East Liverpool, OH
East Palestine, OH
East Rochester, OH
East Sparta, OH
Eastlake, OH
Eaton, OH
Edgerton, OH
Edison, OH
Edon, OH
Eldorado, OH
Elmore, OH
Elyria, OH
Empire, OH
Englewood, OH
Enon, OH
Etna, OH
Euclid, OH
Fairborn, OH
Fairfield, OH
Fairview, OH
Farmdale, OH
Farmersville, OH
Fayette, OH
Fayetteville, OH
Felicity, OH
Findlay, OH
Fleming, OH
Fletcher, OH
Flushing, OH
Forest, OH
Fort Jennings, OH
Fort Loramie, OH
Fort Recovery, OH
Fostoria, OH
Fowler, OH
Frankfort, OH
Franklin, OH
Franklin Furnace, OH
Frazeysburg, OH
Fredericksburg, OH
Fredericktown, OH
Freeport, OH
Fremont, OH
Fresno, OH
Friendship, OH
Fulton, OH
Galena, OH
Galion, OH
Gallipolis, OH
Galloway, OH
Gambier, OH
Garrettsville, OH
Gates Mills, OH
Geneva, OH
Genoa, OH
Georgetown, OH
Germantown, OH
Gibsonburg, OH
Girard, OH
Glandorf, OH
Glencoe, OH
Glenford, OH
Glenmont, OH
Glouster, OH
Gnadenhutten, OH
Gomer, OH
Goshen, OH
Grafton, OH
Grand Rapids, OH
Grand River, OH
Granville, OH
Gratiot, OH
Graysville, OH
Graytown, OH
Green Camp, OH
Green Springs, OH
Greenfield, OH
Greenville, OH
Greenwich, OH
Grelton, OH
Grove City, OH
Groveport, OH
Grover Hill, OH
Guysville, OH
Hallsville, OH
Hamden, OH
Hamersville, OH
Hamilton, OH
Hamler, OH
Hammondsville, OH
Hanoverton, OH
Harbor View, OH
Harpster, OH
Harrisburg, OH
Harrison, OH
Harrod, OH
Hartville, OH
Harveysburg, OH
Haskins, OH
Haviland, OH
Haydenville, OH
Hayesville, OH
Heath, OH
Hebron, OH
Helena, OH
Hicksville, OH
Higginsport, OH
Highland, OH
Hilliard, OH
Hillsboro, OH
Hinckley, OH
Hiram, OH
Hockingport, OH
Holgate, OH
Holland, OH
Hollansburg, OH
Holmesville, OH
Homer, OH
Homerville, OH
Homeworth, OH
Hooven, OH
Hopedale, OH
Hopewell, OH
Houston, OH
Howard, OH
Hoytville, OH
Hubbard, OH
Hudson, OH
Huntsburg, OH
Huntsville, OH
Huron, OH
Iberia, OH
Independence, OH
Irondale, OH
Ironton, OH
Irwin, OH
Isle Saint George, OH
Jackson, OH
Jackson Center, OH
Jacksontown, OH
Jacksonville, OH
Jacobsburg, OH
Jamestown, OH
Jefferson, OH
Jeffersonville, OH
Jenera, OH
Jeromesville, OH
Jerry City, OH
Jerusalem, OH
Jewett, OH
Johnstown, OH
Junction City, OH
Kansas, OH
Kelleys Island, OH
Kensington, OH
Kent, OH
Kenton, OH
Kerr, OH
Kilbourne, OH
Killbuck, OH
Kimbolton, OH
Kings Mills, OH
Kingston, OH
Kingsville, OH
Kinsman, OH
Kipton, OH
Kirby, OH
Kitts Hill, OH
La Rue, OH
Lafayette, OH
Lafferty, OH
Lagrange, OH
Lake Milton, OH
Lakeside Marblehead, OH
Lakeview, OH
Lakeville, OH
Lakewood, OH
Lancaster, OH
Langsville, OH
Lansing, OH
Latham, OH
Latty, OH
Laura, OH
Laurelville, OH
Leavittsburg, OH
Lebanon, OH
Leesburg, OH
Leetonia, OH
Leipsic, OH
Lewis Center, OH
Lewisburg, OH
Lewistown, OH
Lewisville, OH
Liberty Center, OH
Lima, OH
Limaville, OH
Lindsey, OH
Lisbon, OH
Litchfield, OH
Lithopolis, OH
Little Hocking, OH
Lockbourne, OH
Lodi, OH
Logan, OH
London, OH
Londonderry, OH
Long Bottom, OH
Lorain, OH
Lore City, OH
Loudonville, OH
Louisville, OH
Loveland, OH
Lowell, OH
Lowellville, OH
Lower Salem, OH
Lucas, OH
Lucasville, OH
Luckey, OH
Ludlow Falls, OH
Lynchburg, OH
Lynx, OH
Lyons, OH
Macedonia, OH
Macksburg, OH
Madison, OH
Magnetic Springs, OH
Magnolia, OH
Maineville, OH
Malaga, OH
Malinta, OH
Malta, OH
Malvern, OH
Manchester, OH
Mansfield, OH
Mantua, OH
Maple Heights, OH
Maplewood, OH
Marengo, OH
Maria Stein, OH
Marietta, OH
Marion, OH
Mark Center, OH
Marshallville, OH
Martin, OH
Martins Ferry, OH
Martinsburg, OH
Martinsville, OH
Marysville, OH
Mason, OH
Massillon, OH
Masury, OH
Maumee, OH
Mc Arthur, OH
Mc Clure, OH
Mc Comb, OH
Mc Cutchenville, OH
Mc Dermott, OH
Mc Donald, OH
Mc Guffey, OH
Mcconnelsville, OH
Mechanicsburg, OH
Mechanicstown, OH
Medina, OH
Medway, OH
Mendon, OH
Mentor, OH
Metamora, OH
Miamisburg, OH
Miamiville, OH
Middle Bass, OH
Middle Point, OH
Middlebranch, OH
Middleburg, OH
Middlefield, OH
Middleport, OH
Middletown, OH
Midland, OH
Milan, OH
Milford, OH
Milford Center, OH
Millbury, OH
Milledgeville, OH
Millersburg, OH
Millersport, OH
Millfield, OH
Milton Center, OH
Mineral City, OH
Mineral Ridge, OH
Minerva, OH
Minford, OH
Mingo, OH
Mingo Junction, OH
Minster, OH
Mogadore, OH
Monclova, OH
Monroe, OH
Monroeville, OH
Montezuma, OH
Montpelier, OH
Montville, OH
Morral, OH
Morristown, OH
Morrow, OH
Moscow, OH
Mount Blanchard, OH
Mount Cory, OH
Mount Eaton, OH
Mount Gilead, OH
Mount Liberty, OH
Mount Orab, OH
Mount Perry, OH
Mount Pleasant, OH
Mount Sterling, OH
Mount Vernon, OH
Mount Victory, OH
Mowrystown, OH
Munroe Falls, OH
Murray City, OH
Napoleon, OH
Nashport, OH
Nashville, OH
Navarre, OH
Neapolis, OH
Neffs, OH
Negley, OH
Nelsonville, OH
Nevada, OH
New Albany, OH
New Athens, OH
New Bavaria, OH
New Bloomington, OH
New Bremen, OH
New Carlisle, OH
New Concord, OH
New Hampshire, OH
New Holland, OH
New Knoxville, OH
New Lebanon, OH
New Lexington, OH
New London, OH
New Madison, OH
New Marshfield, OH
New Matamoras, OH
New Middletown, OH
New Paris, OH
New Philadelphia, OH
New Plymouth, OH
New Richmond, OH
New Riegel, OH
New Springfield, OH
New Straitsville, OH
New Vienna, OH
New Washington, OH
New Waterford, OH
New Weston, OH
Newark, OH
Newbury, OH
Newcomerstown, OH
Newport, OH
Newton Falls, OH
Newtonsville, OH
Ney, OH
Niles, OH
North Baltimore, OH
North Bend, OH
North Benton, OH
North Bloomfield, OH
North Canton, OH
North Fairfield, OH
North Hampton, OH
North Jackson, OH
North Lawrence, OH
North Lewisburg, OH
North Lima, OH
North Olmsted, OH
North Ridgeville, OH
North Royalton, OH
Northfield, OH
Northwood, OH
Norwalk, OH
Norwich, OH
Nova, OH
Novelty, OH
Oak Harbor, OH
Oak Hill, OH
Oakwood, OH
Oberlin, OH
Ohio City, OH
Okeana, OH
Old Fort, OH
Old Washington, OH
Olmsted Falls, OH
Oregon, OH
Oregonia, OH
Orient, OH
Orrville, OH
Orwell, OH
Ostrander, OH
Ottawa, OH
Otway, OH
Owensville, OH
Oxford, OH
Painesville, OH
Palestine, OH
Pandora, OH
Paris, OH
Parkman, OH
Pataskala, OH
Patriot, OH
Paulding, OH
Payne, OH
Pedro, OH
Peebles, OH
Pemberton, OH
Pemberville, OH
Peninsula, OH
Perry, OH
Perrysburg, OH
Perrysville, OH
Petersburg, OH
Pettisville, OH
Phillipsburg, OH
Philo, OH
Pickerington, OH
Piedmont, OH
Pierpont, OH
Piketon, OH
Pioneer, OH
Piqua, OH
Pitsburg, OH
Plain City, OH
Plainfield, OH
Pleasant City, OH
Pleasant Hill, OH
Pleasant Plain, OH
Pleasantville, OH
Plymouth, OH
Polk, OH
Pomeroy, OH
Port Clinton, OH
Port Jefferson, OH
Port Washington, OH
Port William, OH
Portage, OH
Portland, OH
Portsmouth, OH
Potsdam, OH
Powell, OH
Powhatan Point, OH
Proctorville, OH
Prospect, OH
Put In Bay, OH
Quaker City, OH
Quincy, OH
Racine, OH
Radnor, OH
Randolph, OH
Rarden, OH
Ravenna, OH
Rawson, OH
Ray, OH
Rayland, OH
Raymond, OH
Reedsville, OH
Reno, OH
Republic, OH
Reynoldsburg, OH
Richfield, OH
Richmond, OH
Richmond Dale, OH
Richwood, OH
Ridgeway, OH
Rio Grande, OH
Ripley, OH
Risingsun, OH
Rittman, OH
Rock Creek, OH
Rockbridge, OH
Rockford, OH
Rocky River, OH
Rogers, OH
Rome, OH
Rootstown, OH
Roseville, OH
Rosewood, OH
Rossburg, OH
Rossford, OH
Rudolph, OH
Rushsylvania, OH
Rushville, OH
Russells Point, OH
Russellville, OH
Russia, OH
Rutland, OH
Sabina, OH
Saint Clairsville, OH
Saint Henry, OH
Saint Johns, OH
Saint Louisville, OH
Saint Marys, OH
Saint Paris, OH
Salem, OH
Salesville, OH
Salineville, OH
Sandusky, OH
Sarahsville, OH
Sardinia, OH
Sardis, OH
Savannah, OH
Scio, OH
Scott, OH
Scottown, OH
Seaman, OH
Sebring, OH
Sedalia, OH
Senecaville, OH
Seven Mile, OH
Seville, OH
Shade, OH
Shadyside, OH
Shawnee, OH
Sheffield Lake, OH
Shelby, OH
Sherrodsville, OH
Sherwood, OH
Shiloh, OH
Shreve, OH
Sidney, OH
Smithfield, OH
Smithville, OH
Solon, OH
Somerset, OH
Somerville, OH
South Bloomingville, OH
South Charleston, OH
South Lebanon, OH
South Point, OH
South Salem, OH
South Solon, OH
South Vienna, OH
South Webster, OH
Southington, OH
Sparta, OH
Spencer, OH
Spencerville, OH
Spring Valley, OH
Springboro, OH
Springfield, OH
Stafford, OH
Sterling, OH
Steubenville, OH
Stewart, OH
Stockport, OH
Stone Creek, OH
Stout, OH
Stoutsville, OH
Stow, OH
Strasburg, OH
Stratton, OH
Streetsboro, OH
Strongsville, OH
Struthers, OH
Stryker, OH
Sugar Grove, OH
Sugarcreek, OH
Sullivan, OH
Summerfield, OH
Summitville, OH
Sunbury, OH
Swanton, OH
Sycamore, OH
Sylvania, OH
Tallmadge, OH
Tarlton, OH
Terrace Park, OH
The Plains, OH
Thompson, OH
Thornville, OH
Thurman, OH
Thurston, OH
Tiffin, OH
Tiltonsville, OH
Tipp City, OH
Tippecanoe, OH
Tiro, OH
Toledo, OH
Toronto, OH
Tremont City, OH
Trenton, OH
Trimble, OH
Trinway, OH
Troy, OH
Tuscarawas, OH
Twinsburg, OH
Uhrichsville, OH
Union City, OH
Union Furnace, OH
Uniontown, OH
Unionville Center, OH
Upper Sandusky, OH
Urbana, OH
Utica, OH
Valley City, OH
Van Buren, OH
Van Wert, OH
Vandalia, OH
Vanlue, OH
Venedocia, OH
Vermilion, OH
Verona, OH
Versailles, OH
Vickery, OH
Vienna, OH
Vincent, OH
Vinton, OH
Wadsworth, OH
Wakefield, OH
Wakeman, OH
Walbridge, OH
Waldo, OH
Walhonding, OH
Wapakoneta, OH
Warren, OH
Warsaw, OH
Washington Court House, OH
Washingtonville, OH
Waterford, OH
Waterloo, OH
Waterville, OH
Wauseon, OH
Waverly, OH
Wayne, OH
Waynesburg, OH
Waynesfield, OH
Waynesville, OH
Wellington, OH
Wellston, OH
Wellsville, OH
West Alexandria, OH
West Chester, OH
West Farmington, OH
West Jefferson, OH
West Lafayette, OH
West Liberty, OH
West Manchester, OH
West Mansfield, OH
West Milton, OH
West Portsmouth, OH
West Salem, OH
West Union, OH
West Unity, OH
Westerville, OH
Westlake, OH
Weston, OH
Wharton, OH
Wheelersburg, OH
Whipple, OH
White Cottage, OH
Whitehouse, OH
Wickliffe, OH
Wilberforce, OH
Wilkesville, OH
Willard, OH
Williamsburg, OH
Williamsfield, OH
Williamsport, OH
Williamstown, OH
Williston, OH
Willoughby, OH
Willow Wood, OH
Willshire, OH
Wilmington, OH
Wilmot, OH
Winchester, OH
Windham, OH
Windsor, OH
Wingett Run, OH
Winona, OH
Woodsfield, OH
Woodstock, OH
Woodville, OH
Wooster, OH
Wren, OH
Xenia, OH
Yellow Springs, OH
Yorkshire, OH
Yorkville, OH
Youngstown, OH
Zanesfield, OH
Zanesville, OH