Going solar in Jackson, MS

In Jackson, an average home needs a 10kW solar system in order cover most of their electricity needs. Given the average residential price-per-watt of $3.64 in Jackson, a 10kW system can cost around $36,400 depending on applicable rebates and other factors.

Average out-of-pocket cost for a 5 kW system The upfront amount spent to buy and install solar.
Jackson: $18,200US Average: $19,594
Average Payback Period The number of years until you break even on the solar investment.
Jackson: 11 yearsUS Average: 13 years
Average Net 20-year savings The total amount of money saved over 20 years minus the out-of-pocket cost.
Jackson: $14,365US Average: $11,571

Solar Potential in Jackson

Estimated system size and solar electricity production per median viable roof in
Jackson.

Roof size 822sq. ft.
Capacity 11.5kW DC
Electricity 14.3kkWh AC per yr.

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Compare solar panels by system size in Jackson

Get the most value out of your roof by comparing the different benefits a given system size has.

System Size 6kW
Roof Size Min. space required
429 ft²
Electricity Value Annual Production $1,002 a year
Est. Price
$21,840
Savings from a 6kWthis system
  • Est. yearly production 9,089 kWh
  • Est. monthly savings $83
  • Full payback in 22 years
Environmental Impacts
  • Reduces CO2 emissions by 3.87 tons a year
  • Equivalent to planting 178 trees a year
  • Equivalent to driving 9,589 mi less a year
System Size 7kW
Roof Size Min. space required
501 ft²
Electricity Value Annual Production $1,169 a year
Est. Price
$25,480
Savings from a 7kWthis system
  • Est. yearly production 10,604 kWh
  • Est. monthly savings $97
  • Full payback in 22 years
Environmental Impacts
  • Reduces CO2 emissions by 4.52 tons a year
  • Equivalent to planting 208 trees a year
  • Equivalent to driving 11,187 mi less a year
System Size 8kW
Roof Size Min. space required
572 ft²
Electricity Value Annual Production $1,336 a year
Est. Price
$29,120
Savings from a 8kWthis system
  • Est. yearly production 12,119 kWh
  • Est. monthly savings $111
  • Full payback in 22 years
Environmental Impacts
  • Reduces CO2 emissions by 5.17 tons a year
  • Equivalent to planting 237 trees a year
  • Equivalent to driving 12,786 mi less a year
System Size 9kW
Roof Size Min. space required
644 ft²
Electricity Value Annual Production $1,503 a year
Est. Price
$32,760
Savings from a 9kWthis system
  • Est. yearly production 13,634 kWh
  • Est. monthly savings $125
  • Full payback in 22 years
Environmental Impacts
  • Reduces CO2 emissions by 5.81 tons a year
  • Equivalent to planting 267 trees a year
  • Equivalent to driving 14,384 mi less a year
System Size 10kW
Roof Size Min. space required
715 ft²
Electricity Value Annual Production $1,669 a year
Est. Price
$36,400
Savings from a 10kWthis system
  • Est. yearly production 15,149 kWh
  • Est. monthly savings $136
  • Full payback in 22 years
Environmental Impacts
  • Reduces CO2 emissions by 6.31 tons a year
  • Equivalent to planting 290 trees a year
  • Equivalent to driving 15,623 mi less a year

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • As a general rule, unless there are local limitations, the main limitations to the amount of solar panels you can put on your roof are the available space on your roof, your electricity usage, your providers net metering rules, and the limitations of your house hold electrical system.
  • Based on our research the average price per installed watt is $3.64 in Jackson. This means for a 10kW system you can expect to pay $36,400 though pricing can vary significantly between installers based on the projects requirements.
  • Based on a Zillow research study from 2019, home with solar panels sell for roughly 4.1% more.
  • To generate the most power, solar panels in the United States should face true south as this generally results in the solar panels receiving the most light each day throughout the course of the year. That said, given that energy prices are often variable throughout the day, your installer may recommend you rotate your panels slightly so that the panels will receive more light at the end of the day when energy prices can be more expensive. That said, for most consumers the positioning of solar panels is highly dependent on your home's roof.
  • Based on our continuously updated database of solar installers, we have found 15 verified solar install companies in Jackson

Solar installers in Jackson (15)

Eagle Solar and Light

Birmingham, AL(205) 202-2208

Services

  • Installation of solar arrays.
  • Installation of batteries for energy storage.
  • Solar systems for selling electricity back to the grid.

SunPro Solar

Mandeville, LA(866) 599-3643

Services

  • Installation of solar arrays.
  • Installation of batteries for energy storage.
  • Auditing of energy requirements for independent energy generation.
  • Monitoring of independent energy generation.
  • Solar systems for selling electricity back to the grid.
  • Expertise in consulting on advantageous financing for solar.
  • Consulting on all things solar related.

SunPower Corporation

San Jose, CA(800) 786-7693

Services

  • Installation of solar arrays.
  • Reparation of solar arrays.
  • Installation of batteries for energy storage.
  • Monitoring of independent energy generation.
  • Solar systems for selling electricity back to the grid.
  • Expertise in consulting on advantageous financing for solar.
  • Consulting on all things solar related.

Silver Sun Solar

Deltona, FL(340) 227-7785

Services

  • Installation of solar arrays.
  • Installation of batteries for energy storage.
  • Solar systems for selling electricity back to the grid.
  • Expertise in consulting on advantageous financing for solar.

Entegrity

Little Rock, AR(800) 700-1414

Services

  • Installation of solar arrays.
  • Expertise in consulting on advantageous financing for solar.

City Electric Supply

Dallas, TX(866) 634-9853

Services

  • Installation of solar arrays.
  • Expertise in consulting on advantageous financing for solar.
  • Consulting on all things solar related.

LightEdison

Denver, CO(888) 966-6377

Services

  • Installation of solar arrays.
  • Reparation of solar arrays.
  • Installation of batteries for energy storage.
  • Expertise in consulting on advantageous financing for solar.
Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-10-15