• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,089
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $16,905
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    9 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Lancaster

11.8% of Lancaster homes use solar energy

11.8% of Lancaster homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Lancaster ranges from $5,244 to $100,000.
Out of 7,360 solar installers in Lancaster, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Lancaster residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Lancaster 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 Lancaster in 2016 was $4.40, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 20 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Lancaster is $24,150.

What Size is Your Home?

System Size

3.7 kW

System Cost

$16,987

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 7,360 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 104 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Lancaster,CA.

Vivint
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Vivint has completed 880 installations in Lancaster.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 15
Vivint offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Vivint charges an average of $4,408 per kW.
Verengo
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Verengo has completed 945 installations in Lancaster.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 18
Verengo offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Verengo charges an average of $4,024 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Lancaster.
SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 1,622 installations in Lancaster.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 26
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $4,941 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Lancaster.
SunPower
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
SunPower has completed 691 installations in Lancaster.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 11
SunPower offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
SunPower charges an average of $4,201 per kW.
Energy Plus Air
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Energy Plus Air has completed 213 installations in Lancaster.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Energy Plus Air offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Energy Plus Air charges an average of $4,092 per kW.
Sunrun
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Sunrun has completed 205 installations in Lancaster.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 16
Sunrun offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $3,758 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.
Sungevity
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Sungevity has completed 171 installations in Lancaster.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 16
Sungevity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sungevity charges an average of $3,270 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
So Cal Solar Power
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
So Cal Solar Power has completed 142 installations in Lancaster.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
So Cal Solar Power offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
So Cal Solar Power charges an average of $3,512 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Bella Electric
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Bella Electric has completed 155 installations in Lancaster.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Bella Electric offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Bella Electric charges an average of $3,966 per kW.
American Solar Direct
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
American Solar Direct has completed 107 installations in Lancaster.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
American Solar Direct offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
American Solar Direct charges an average of $4,804 per kW.

Rebates and Savings

Lancaster 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
Lancaster Price Winners
  • So Cal Solar Power
    1st best price
    $6,760.00
    3.3kw
  • Sunrun
    2nd best price
    $9,602.00
    4.4kw
  • Sunrun
    3rd best price
    $8,806.00
    3.8kw