• Austin, TX goes solar with SunPower®

    The ATX, Live Music Capital of the World, goes solar

The state of solar in Austin

Austin, TX, is an ideal place to go solar. This Central Texas city has an annual average of 228 sunny days each year, higher than the national average.* As of 2020, Austin was the 21st-best solar city in the U.S, with 89% of its buildings solar-viable.*

  • *. Bestplaces.net, Climate in Austin, Texas (8/30/2021)
  • *. Google, Project Sunroof data explorer (November 2018)

How much solar power does Austin, TX produce?

According to the Shining Cities 2020 report, Austin has enough solar capacity to supply 64.14 watts of electricity per person. With its high solar viability, the city could potentially generate 6.2 million megawatt-hours of electricity each year. That’s 6.2 trillion hours of energy output!*

  • *. Google, Project Sunroof data explorer (November 2018)

What are the advantages of going solar in Austin?

Electricity costs are steadily rising, but going solar in Austin can help you save money. After a reputable solar provider installs the solar panels on your home, the system will begin generating energy right away. You’ll see immediate savings on your utility bills.

A solar system will also boost your home’s value, making it more attractive to potential homebuyers. Even if you choose not to sell your home in the near future, you’ll still save money, thanks to the average 13-year payback period—the time it takes to pay off your solar power system through savings on your electric bill. Solar systems typically come with extended warranties of 20 to 25 years, so you would enjoy years of saving on electric bills.

What’s the best way to go solar in Austin?

Work with a skilled and knowledgeable solar provider to help you move to solar. These experts know the solar brands and can match you with the high-efficiency solar panels and storage solutions that best suit your goals.

Before meeting with a solar installer, use a savings calculator to quickly build a custom solar system design for your home. This virtual design will help you estimate how much money you’ll save on electric bills and the amount of power your system will produce.

Get started now. Request your consultation with SunPower. We’ll follow up with a quick call to schedule a time. You can also call us directly at (800) 786-7693.


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