Compare Costs from Top Solar Installers Near You

We reviewed more than 6,889 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 78 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Chico,ca.

Vivint
Experience
Experience: 4
Vivint has completed 875 installations in Chico.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Vivint offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Vivint charges an average of $3,900 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Chico.
Tesla
Experience
Experience: 4
Tesla has completed 1,259 installations in Chico.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
Tesla offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Tesla charges an average of $4,442 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Chico.
Royal Aire
Experience
Experience: 4
Royal Aire has completed 331 installations in Chico.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Royal Aire offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Royal Aire charges an average of $3,831 per kW.
Urban Design Solar
Experience
Experience: 3
Urban Design Solar has completed 188 installations in Chico.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Urban Design Solar offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Urban Design Solar charges an average of $3,755 per kW.
Chico Electric
Experience
Experience: 3
Chico Electric has completed 215 installations in Chico.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Chico Electric offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Chico Electric charges an average of $2,916 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Climate and Energy Solutions
Experience
Experience: 2
Climate and Energy Solutions has completed 158 installations in Chico.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 11
Climate and Energy Solutions offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Climate and Energy Solutions charges an average of $3,211 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.
Alternative Energy Systems
Experience
Experience: 2
Alternative Energy Systems has completed 160 installations in Chico.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Alternative Energy Systems offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Alternative Energy Systems charges an average of $3,976 per kW.
United Sun Energy
Experience
Experience: 1
United Sun Energy has completed 155 installations in Chico.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
United Sun Energy offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
United Sun Energy charges an average of $2,845 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Sunrun
Experience
Experience: 1
Sunrun has completed 114 installations in Chico.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Sunrun offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Sunrun charges an average of $3,825 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
North State Solar Energy
Experience
Experience: 1
North State Solar Energy has completed 131 installations in Chico.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
North State Solar Energy offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
North State Solar Energy charges an average of $3,765 per kW.

Estimate the Cost of Going Solar

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 Chico is $3.84, compared to the national average of $4.02 and is decreasing by 34 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Chico is $25,394.

What Size is Your Home?

Select the approximate size of your home by the number of bedrooms to see estimates of the system size, cost, and pay-off time:

System Size

4.3 kW

System Cost

$16,409

Pay-off Time

8 Years

How Much Could You Save with Solar?

Speak to a top installer and find out today!

Rebates and Savings

Chico ca 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
California Solar Initiative - Single-Family Affordable Solar Housing (SASH) ProgramRebate$3/W CEC-AC
CEC - New Solar Homes PartnershipRebateAffordable housing: 75% of system cost All other projects: 50% of system cost
Net MeteringUtility CreditExcess generated power credited to customer's next bill at retail rate. After 12-month cycle, customer may opt to roll over credit or receive payment
Property Tax Exclusion for Solar Energy SystemsProperty Tax ExemptionTax exclusion for 100% of system appraisal
Renewable Market Adjusting Tariff (ReMAT)Feed-in Tariff
Chico Price Winners
  • Light It Up Solar & Electric
    1st best price
    $11,865.00
    4.5kw
  • Marks Solar
    2nd best price
    $11,934.00
    4.4kw
  • Chico Electric
    3rd best price
    $12,115.00
    4.4kw