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My annual electricity usage (kWh) Percentage of my electricity I'd like to get from solar For my system, I expect to pay ($/Watt)
Your Expected Price of Electricity ($/kWh) Complete this section ONLY if you plan to finance Complete this section ONLY if you plan to sell RECs
Financing Terms Expected REC Selling Price ($/REC)
next years years years years initial payment ($) monthly payment amount ($) number of months next years years years years
5 years 6 - 10 11 - 15 16 - 20 21 - 25 2 years 3 - 4 5 - 6 7 - 8 9 - 10
System Size System Cost REC Income
Solar electricity needed (kWh) Installation Cost ($) Expected RECs per year
DC power rating of array (kW) Federal Tax Credit Average annual REC net income (only first 10 yrs & after Fed tax)
Roughly, area needed for array (square feet) Maintenance (lifetime) Financial Analysis
Environmental Impact Total Cost, inc maintenance and financing (if applicable) Return on Investment (ROI)
Same as this many cars off the road each year Savings Cost of your solar electricity ($/kWh)
Same benefit as a forest this size (acres) each year Average power bill savings per year($) Simple Payback Period (years)
Total CO2 avoided over system life (tons) Power bill savings over 25-yr system life ($) Years of free electricity (after payback)
All values are estimates. Please use for general planning purposes only. See Federal guidelines for incentive qualifying conditions.
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