• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,207
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $18,880
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    9 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Brentwood

17.6% of Brentwood homes use solar energy

17.6% of Brentwood homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Brentwood ranges from $5,369 to $121,280.
Out of 3,457 solar installers in Brentwood, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Brentwood residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Brentwood 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 Brentwood in 2016 was $4.05, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 23 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Brentwood is $26,972.

What Size is Your Home?

System Size

4.1 kW

System Cost

$18,581

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 3,457 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 70 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Brentwood,CA.

West Coast Solar
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
West Coast Solar has completed 214 installations in Brentwood.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 11
West Coast Solar offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
West Coast Solar charges an average of $3,574 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Brentwood.
SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 1,379 installations in Brentwood.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 23
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $4,825 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Brentwood.
PetersenDean
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
PetersenDean has completed 169 installations in Brentwood.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 12
PetersenDean offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
PetersenDean charges an average of $3,646 per kW.
SunPower
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
SunPower has completed 164 installations in Brentwood.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 1
SunPower offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
SunPower charges an average of $4,265 per kW.
Solar Universe
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Solar Universe has completed 160 installations in Brentwood.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 13
Solar Universe offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Solar Universe charges an average of $3,980 per kW.
Vivint
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Vivint has completed 128 installations in Brentwood.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
Vivint offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Vivint charges an average of $4,573 per kW.
Sungevity
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Sungevity has completed 91 installations in Brentwood.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 9
Sungevity offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sungevity charges an average of $3,568 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Sunrun
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Sunrun has completed 69 installations in Brentwood.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Sunrun offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $3,535 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Solar Company
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Solar Company has completed 61 installations in Brentwood.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Solar Company offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Solar Company charges an average of $4,429 per kW.
All On Electric
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
All On Electric has completed 52 installations in Brentwood.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
All On Electric offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
All On Electric charges an average of $3,800 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.

Rebates and Savings

Brentwood 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
Brentwood Price Winners
  • Sunrun
    1st best price
    $10,844.00
    4.7kw
  • Del Sol NRG Inc
    2nd best price
    $12,544.00
    3.9kw
  • Your Energy Solutions
    3rd best price
    $12,464.00
    3.7kw