The Best Solar Companies in Nevada 2021

Choosing the right solar installation company is probably the most important decision in your solar panel investment. When you’re looking for the best solar installer in Nevada, it can be overwhelming.

How do you know you’re choosing the right one? Like any other industry, the solar industry has its fair share of fast-talking salespeople, high-pressure tactics, and inflated performance claims.

So, we created an honest list of the best solar companies in Nevada based on several different factors. We wanted a brutally honest top ten because you, as a consumer, deserve to trust where your money goes.

Note: ZERO of these companies paid us to be on this list. This list is our unbiased take on the best solar companies in NV.

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    Top 10 Residential Solar Companies in Nevada

    sol up nv

    Sol-Up

    Las Vegas, NV

    great basin solar nv

    Great Basin Solar

    Reno, NV

    Solaire

    Las Vegas, NV

    robco electric nv

    Robco Electric

    Las Vegas, NV

    Elevation Solar

    Las Vegas, NV

    AAA Certified Solar

    North Las Vegas, NV

    Intermountain Wind and Solar nv

    Intermountain Wind and Solar

    Las Vegas, NV

    Del Sol Energy nv

    Del Sol Energy

    Reno, NV

    1 Sun Solar NV

    1 Sun Solar

    Las Vegas, NV

    How We Calculated the Top Solar Installers

    We combed the web and did a deep dive into all the solar companies in Nevada. We read and averaged reviews from multiple websites, dug up warranties, accreditations, financing options, product options, experience, employee satisfaction, and more.

    We looked at the following factors:

    • Reviews
    • Do they have NABCEP accreditation?
    • Do they have BBB accreditation?
    • How do their warranties look?
    • Do they offer financing options?
    • Do they offer product options?
    • Do they use quality products?
    • How long have they been in business?
    • How many customers have they serviced?
    • How many employees do they have?
    • How is their employee satisfaction?
    • Company website

    How to Choose the Top Solar Installer

    • Read up on the solar installer’s reviews and client testimonials
    • Find out about the warranties offered
    • Check the solar installer’s credentials and accreditations
    • Ask for the turnaround time
    • Look for customized solutions
    • Decide whether you want a national or local solar installation company.
    • Get multiple quotes. Get a quote from at least 3 solar companies.

    NV Solar Energy Incentives

    Federal ITC
    Nevada residents can take advantage of the 26% federal investment tax credit (ITC). A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction in your total income tax liability. If your system costs $10,000, you could claim a $2,600 credit on the federal taxes you owe.  The tax credit carries forward multiple years in case your federal tax liability is low.

    Other solar financial incentives to look for (not available in every state):

    • State tax credits
    • Net metering
    • SRECs – Solar Renewable Energy Certificates
    • Utility companies sometimes offer incentives
    • City and county-level incentives
    • Tax exemptions – sales and property value increase

    How Much Do Solar Panels Cost in Nevada?

    The average cost of solar panels (including installation) in Nevada is $2.64 per watt.  Therefore, the average cost of a 5kW solar panel system is $13,200, and $9,768 after the federal tax credit. 

    Average payback period in Nevada: 8.5 years
    Average 20 Year savings in NV: $23,300

    Factors that determine your total cost

    • Size of the system
    • Equipment
    • Solar installation company
    • NV solar incentives, tax credits, and rebates
    • Solar financing options
    • Payback period
    • Electricity rates in Nevada
    • Roof condition
    • Costs by city
    • Home value increase

    Nevada Solar Energy Facts

    • Solar Installed (MW): 3,644
    • National Ranking: 6th (10th in 2019)
    • Enough Solar Installed to Power: 631,450 homes
    • Percentage of State’s Electricity from Solar: 14.85%
    • Solar Jobs in NV: 7,100
    • Solar Installers in NV: 37
    • Number Of Installations: 60,624

    Data current through Q3 2020
    Source: seia.org

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