The table below provides the cost of installation for each of the seven solar arrays, plus the combined installation cost for the entire Big Rivers solar project ($340,401.60).
The average cost to the consumer for residential electricity in the US as of June 2017 is 13.22 cents per kWh and in Kentucky is 10.68 cents per kWh.
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The table below provides the estimated cost of energy (without subsidy) of the electricity generated by the 7 arrays projected over the 25 year life. Using a historically low 2.5% interest rate and a 25 year straight line depreciation, the expected cost of electricity generated by this project is 19 cents per kWh.