Ever wonder what it would take to put a solar energy system on your rooftop? The New Orleans Solar Calculator can help you estimate:

Solar Energy Potential on Your Rooftop
  1. How much solar energy potential is available on your roof
  2. How much a solar energy system may cost you
  3. How much you can save on your electricity bill if you install a solar energy system
  4. How much your solar energy system may reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  5. About nearby solar energy installation companies
  6. About the solar energy facilities other New Orleans customers have already installed

In addition, our map can help you find a local solar professional, and locate existing solar energy facilities in New Orleans.
The City of New Orleans and the State of Louisiana offer a variety of resources and tools to help residents save money on their energy bills, while building a more sustainable future for our community.


To get started, simply select the “Enter” button below…

The City of New Orleans and its partners provide this New Orleans Solar Calculator web site as a public service to assist persons in estimating solar potential and the potential value of installing solar panels at locations in the City. The accuracy of any information contained in or calculated from this web site is not warranted by the City or its partners. Additionally, the parties specifically do not represent, promise or guarantee that you will achieve the outcomes estimated by this site or that the estimated savings will be obtained. You should verify all information and values you obtain from this web site. By using or relying on materials contained on this web site, you agree to release the City of New Orleans and any organizations associated with the development of this web site of any responsibility or liability associated with your use.
Costs and Incentives

The form below shows the values used to estimate the costs and incentives for this system.

Size (kW):
Cost / W ($):
Gross Cost ($):
Rebates ($):
Production Rebates ($):
Fed. Tax Credits ($):
State Tax Credits ($):
Net Cost ($):
System Inputs

Modify inputs below to run another simulation for the same location.

Size (kW):
Derating:
Tilt angle (°):
Azimuth angle (°):
Cost / W ($):
Cost / kWh ($):
Rebates ($ / kWh):
Fed. Tax Credits (%):
State Tax Credits (%):
System Outputs

This table shows the amount of electricty (kWh) generated by this system each month, and the dollar amount that those values translate into.

*Value based on an electric rate of / kWh