• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,433
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $15,794
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    11 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Surprise

10.5% of Surprise homes use solar energy

10.5% of Surprise homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Surprise ranges from $7,084 to $72,133.
Out of 5,943 solar installers in Surprise, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Surprise residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Surprise residents who switched to solar chose Kyocera Solar panels.
Data Industry Logos: Berkeley Lab, NREL, eia, DSIRE

Data from Industry Leaders

Calculate Your Cost

The price of going solar is decreasing thanks to improved technology and lower material costs. The cost/watt of solar power for homes located in Surprise in 2016 was $3.28, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 35 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Surprise is $22,563.

What Size is Your Home?

System Size

6.9 kW

System Cost

$28,559

Pay-off Time

11 Years

For the most accurate cost estimate, connect with an experienced installer in your area.

Find the Right Solar Installer for Your Home

We reviewed more than 5,943 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 44 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Surprise,AZ.

SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 2,641 installations in Surprise.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 12
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $4,402 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Surprise.
Harmon Electric
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Harmon Electric has completed 273 installations in Surprise.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
Harmon Electric offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Harmon Electric charges an average of $2,976 per kW.
American Solar Electric
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
American Solar Electric has completed 322 installations in Surprise.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
American Solar Electric offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
American Solar Electric charges an average of $3,055 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Surprise.
Sun Valley Solar
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Sun Valley Solar has completed 230 installations in Surprise.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 12
Sun Valley Solar offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Sun Valley Solar charges an average of $3,250 per kW.
Solar Topps
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Solar Topps has completed 270 installations in Surprise.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Solar Topps offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Solar Topps charges an average of $2,326 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Sunrun
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Sunrun has completed 201 installations in Surprise.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Sunrun offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $2,938 per kW.
Arizona Solar Solutions
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Arizona Solar Solutions has completed 179 installations in Surprise.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 13
Arizona Solar Solutions offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Arizona Solar Solutions charges an average of $3,163 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Streamline Solar Power Systems LLC
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Streamline Solar Power Systems LLC has completed 123 installations in Surprise.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
Streamline Solar Power Systems LLC offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Streamline Solar Power Systems LLC charges an average of $3,130 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Arizona Solar Concepts
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Arizona Solar Concepts has completed 128 installations in Surprise.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Arizona Solar Concepts offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Arizona Solar Concepts charges an average of $3,329 per kW.
Arcadia Solar
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Arcadia Solar has completed 146 installations in Surprise.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
Arcadia Solar offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Arcadia Solar charges an average of $3,228 per kW.

Rebates and Savings

Surprise AZ residents who switch to solar are eligible for these local, state and federal tax programs.

Program NameProgram TypeAmount
Residential Renewable Energy Tax CreditTax Credit30% before 2020 26% during 2020 22% during 2021
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Personal)Tax ExemptionFull rebate amount excluded from taxable income
Solar and Wind Equipment Sales Tax ExemptionSales Tax Exemption100% of sales tax on eligible equipment
Residential Solar and Wind Energy Systems Tax CreditTax Credit25% or $1,000 maximum credit Excess credit may be carried forward for up to five years
Net BillingUtility CreditExcess generated power credited to customer's account, yearly option to roll-over credit or payout
Energy Equipment Property Tax ExemptionProperty Tax ExemptionTax exclusion for 100% of system appraisal
Non-Residential Solar & Wind Tax Credit (Personal)Tax Credit
Surprise Price Winners
  • American Solar Electric
    1st best price
    $12,879.00
    6.0kw
  • Sun Valley Solar
    2nd best price
    $13,156.00
    5.8kw
  • Sun Valley Solar
    3rd best price
    $15,548.00
    6.9kw