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12/18/10

2011 Cost of Solar Power Home

Great news for those who are thinking about solar power for the home in 2011. Specifically New Jersey Solar Power Homes and California Solar power homes in 2011 will be significantly cheaper than years past.

In Around 2000, a solar powered home was about 10 dollars per watt. In 2011, a Solar powered home will be roughly 6.1 dollars per watt. Whats great about this new data is that it compares closely to other countries far more advanced in their solar power home maturity such as Germany and Japan.

So the updated 2011 Solar Power home costs for estimate:

Japan: 6 dollars per watt
Germany: 5 dollars per watt
United States (New Jersey and California): 6.1 dollars per Watt
United States (Other) Roughly 7 dollars per watt