Professional Solar Panel Installers
Power your home with clean solar energy — Wichita, Kansas.
Astrawatt Solar, 216 N Mosley St #204, Wichita, KS 67202
Tuesday7:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday7:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday7:00am - 7:00pm
Friday7:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday7:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday7:00am - 7:00pm
The cost of going solar in Wichita and surrounding areas is cheaper for Kansas homeowners due to state incentives along with the federal solar tax credit. You can use the federal solar tax credit and state incentives to save thousands of dollars when you go solar.
Here are some 5 star reviews from our customers on Google.
Highly recommend Astrawatt for solar panel installation in the Kanas City area. Prior to starting the process, I read many on line horror stories with other national installers about pushy sales process, delays in installation, incorrect paperwork submission, and project managers ghosting customers. My experience with Astrawatt was the farthest from those experiences and was outstanding. As they only recommend the best equipment brands and models, may not be as cheap as some other companies but receive a superior product since this is a 25 year investment. I received proposals from several other local installation companies as well. I had a focus on a local company that had a positive BBB rating, did the sales, project management, installation and service with no sub-contractors while having been in business for an extended period. Astrawatt fit those requirements, and their education first approach in the initial consultation showed their customer focus. At no time did my sales consultant Reid use any high pressure sales tactics, ensuring all my questions were answered and I was comfortable with my selection even, if I did not select them. Once contract was signed, Megan the assigned project manager was very responsive, providing routine updates on the process and quickly answering all my many questions. All applications to the city and Evergy occurred in a timely and complete fashion, resulting in the installation being scheduled and performed slightly ahead of schedule. The installation crew was very professional, completing the installation in 2 days as scheduled. Post installation inspection approval process was slightly delayed due to an overly picky city inspector (required updated engineering plans and resubmission for 1 panel that was re-oriented during install due to an obstruction). Astrawatt quickly updated the plans and resubmitted to the city which were approved and final inspection passed as quickly as the city's process allowed. I hope not to move ever again, but if I did I would use Astrawatt again on my next solar install.
March 13, 2023
We selected AstraWatt for solar panels installation after interviewing 4 companies. Rhody showed a lot of professionalism and detailed explanation like no one in other companies. He was patient with a lot of questions we had and offered very good deal. After we signed up, process was taken by Megan and she handheld the project feeding us with updates on City, Evergy approvals and providing constant communication. Since we expanded our project, Keith (Founder and CEO) got involved and was very helpful offering very good guidance. I cannot say anything, but Astrawatt is a company to go if you consider solar panels for your house/business. Since they are managing so many projects and solar industry is booming be patient if you don’t have answer on email within 24 hours. It's worth the wait to have assurance your project will be taken care of by very professional company. A+
October 17, 2022
Kansas Solar Incentives and Tax Credits
Federal Solar Tax Credit
The federal solar tax credit will reduce your costs of going solar more than anything else if you live in Kansas.
The Investment Tax Credit (ITC), also called the federal solar tax credit, helps you reduce the cost of your solar energy system. You can deduct 30% of the cost of your solar energy system from your federal income taxes. There is no cap on the value of your tax credit and it applies to both residential and commercial systems.
The federal solar tax credit) was recently increased to 30% and its timeline has been extended. If you install a solar PV system between now and 2032 you will receive a 30% tax credit. If you’ve already installed your solar system in 2022, your tax credit has been increased from 26% to 30% and you can take advantage of the increased tax savings.
Net Metering in Kansas
Net Metering is when your utility company monitors how much energy your home’s solar system produces and how much energy you consume. If your home’s solar system generates a surplus of energy, you will receive a credit from your utility company for that surplus energy.
Homeowners in some states receive full retail rate credit for the amount of surplus energy you send back into the grid. In Kansas, at a system cost rate for the amount of surplus energy you generate.
Under the current Net Metering Law in Kansas, the system cost rate is a utility company’s wholesale cost - about 2.1 cents per kWH for wholesale cost compared to 11.3 cents per kWH for full retail cost.
Although this is significantly less than full retail credit, net metering in Kansas can provide substantial long-term savings for Kansas homeowners over the lifetime of their solar system.
Kansas Property Tax Exemptions for Solar Homeowners
Installing solar panels on your home will increase your home’s value by several thousand dollars. This is due to the substantial energy savings you will receive over the life of your solar power system.
Kansas Solar Rebates
There are no solar rebates currently available for homeowners in Kansas.
DSIRE Incentives Database - Kansas
The Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) is a comprehensive database that Kansas residents can use to search for and find solar energy incentives in Kansas and across the entire country.