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The average Iowa resident spends about 0.11 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) and uses about 908 kilowatts (kW) per month. With an average month’s electric bill totaling $100.3 it definitely makes sense to see if you can save money on power.

Key Solar Facts – Averaged for Iowa

Average savings per year: $916.21 ($76.35 per month)

Estimated time for the system to pay for itself: 22 years, 11 months

Is solar worth it in Iowa? Based on the price of electricity in Iowa (an average of 0.11 per kW) and low amounts of sun (6% less than average) compared to other states, solar power  is 12% lest cost effective than the rest of the nation.

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

Solar Panel Installers in Iowa

No local installers or providers available. See DIY products.

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Solar Power by Month in Iowa

A 5kW system will save someone in Iowa about $76.35 on an average month. Iowa 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  2.93  48.16
Feb  3.82  62.81
Mar  4.78  78.63
Apr  5.38  88.38
May  5.4  88.78
Jun  5.55  91.24
Jul  5.96  97.84
Aug  5.66  93.04
Sep  5.55  91.17
Oct  4.34  71.2
Nov  3.52  57.78
Dec  2.87  47.17

Iowa has a low amount of solar power to capture – about 4.82 kilowatts per meter per day.

Calculations and Sources

Data based on 964 reporting zip codes in Iowa. 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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