• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,173
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $20,325
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    9 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Hanford

22.4% of Hanford homes use solar energy

22.4% of Hanford homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Hanford ranges from $9,352 to $107,515.
Out of 5,131 solar installers in Hanford, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Hanford residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Hanford residents who switched to solar chose REC 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 Hanford in 2016 was $4.15, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 32 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Hanford is $29,036.

What Size is Your Home?

System Size

4.0 kW

System Cost

$18,212

Pay-off Time

9 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 5,131 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 58 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Hanford,CA.

Verengo
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Verengo has completed 267 installations in Hanford.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
Verengo offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Verengo charges an average of $3,639 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Hanford.
Sunrun
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Sunrun has completed 240 installations in Hanford.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 2
Sunrun offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $2,623 per kW.
SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 1,494 installations in Hanford.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 15
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $5,004 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Hanford.
Vivint
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Vivint has completed 159 installations in Hanford.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Vivint offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Vivint charges an average of $4,578 per kW.
PetersenDean
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
PetersenDean has completed 162 installations in Hanford.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
PetersenDean offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
PetersenDean charges an average of $3,859 per kW.
Sunstreet Energy Group
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Sunstreet Energy Group has completed 126 installations in Hanford.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 1
Sunstreet Energy Group offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Sunstreet Energy Group charges an average of $4,505 per kW.
Renewable Solar
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Renewable Solar has completed 129 installations in Hanford.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 2
Renewable Solar offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Renewable Solar charges an average of $3,258 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Lennar
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Lennar has completed 108 installations in Hanford.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 1
Lennar offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Lennar charges an average of $4,318 per kW.
Grid Alternatives
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Grid Alternatives has completed 99 installations in Hanford.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Grid Alternatives offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Grid Alternatives charges an average of $3,941 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
1St Light Energy
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
1St Light Energy has completed 96 installations in Hanford.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
1St Light Energy offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
1St Light Energy charges an average of $4,387 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.

Rebates and Savings

Hanford 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
Hanford Price Winners
  • American Array Solar
    1st best price
    $13,000.00
    3.6kw
  • 1St Light Energy
    2nd best price
    $14,391.00
    3.9kw
  • Grid Alternatives
    3rd best price
    $16,650.00
    4.2kw