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We help to educate the marketplace through the Solar American Cities program funded through the U.S. Department of Energy. We now have a
The New Orleans Solar Calculator can help you estimate:
Solar Energy Potential on Your Rooftop
- How much solar energy potential is available on your roof
- How much a solar energy system may cost you
- How much you can save on your electricity bill if you install a solar energy system
- How much your solar energy system may reduce greenhouse gas emissions
- About nearby solar energy installation companies
- About the solar energy facilities other New Orleans customers have already installed
- Net metering information
In addition, the map can help you find a local solar professional, and locate existing solar energy facilities in New Orleans.
Prior to signing a solar leasing contract, there's important information you need to know in order to make an informed decision: use our recommendations checklist from our solar leasing report to make sure everything is in order with your solar installation, and here is the Executive Summary of the Louisiana Solar Leasing Report.
There are a variety of resources and tools to help residents save money on their energy bills, while building a more sustainable future for our community.
- State and Federal Tax Credits - as much as eighty percent of installed cost
- Consumer tools to help you find a solar energy installer that meets your needs
- Incentives for energy efficiency improvements to help homeowners make the most of their solar investment