Most people say that the installation of solar panels is deemed to be an investment that you will be able to benefit from in the long run. However, the initial cost of solar panels to be paid may seem daunting to some. There are actually several factors affecting the total cost. From the general quality of the roof where the solar panels will be installed, the type of equipment to be incorporated, the shading and the weather, to the cost of licenses to the supplier and installer that you will opt for — all can be the driving factors that can make your solar panel installation range from cheap, affordable, to expensive ones. Additionally, each solar system is specifically created to match the demands of a particular property while also accounting for the tax and rebate advantages. This is why such factors will affect the final price.