Note: The numbers above are just estimates for a 5k W solar system, and your home is unique.
Municipal utility rebates are saving the day to some extent, but we’ve already seen some of those rebate programs close their doors.
That's why it's more important than ever to look into solar now, before cities like Austin and San Antonio decide to end their very successful solar programs.
As you can see, the cash purchase option leads to the highest dollar-amount returns over time, but look a little closer.
Taking a HELOC and paying for the system over time (the orange bars) means you'll spend thousands of dollars less over time, while reaping a big financial benefit in year 1.
This is paired with the Texas solar incentives you see below.
We've designed this page to be a complete guide to the complicated and sometimes confusing process of installing solar panels on a home in Texas.
The Solar Strategy section is all about the various financial options you have in Texas.
We've created a tool that asks you a few questions about what you hope to get out of a solar purchase and recommends whether you should pursue a solar lease, loan, or outright purchase.
Now, because of the state's deregulated energy marketplace, it's a little more difficult to write this kind of one-size-fits-all review of the potential for solar.