• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,119
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $16,109
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    9 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Palmdale

6.2% of Palmdale homes use solar energy

6.2% of Palmdale homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Palmdale ranges from $5,156 to $79,000.
Out of 3,305 solar installers in Palmdale, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Palmdale residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Palmdale 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 Palmdale in 2016 was $4.45, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 24 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Palmdale is $23,014.

What Size is Your Home?

System Size

3.8 kW

System Cost

$17,377

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 3,305 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 96 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Palmdale,CA.

Vivint
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Vivint has completed 149 installations in Palmdale.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 15
Vivint offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Vivint charges an average of $4,443 per kW.
Verengo
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Verengo has completed 520 installations in Palmdale.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 18
Verengo offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Verengo charges an average of $4,029 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Palmdale.
SunPower
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SunPower has completed 149 installations in Palmdale.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 11
SunPower offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
SunPower charges an average of $4,363 per kW.
SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 841 installations in Palmdale.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 26
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $5,027 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Palmdale.
Sunrun
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Sunrun has completed 111 installations in Palmdale.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 16
Sunrun offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $3,727 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Sungevity
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Sungevity has completed 86 installations in Palmdale.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 16
Sungevity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sungevity charges an average of $3,546 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Energy Plus Air
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Energy Plus Air has completed 91 installations in Palmdale.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Energy Plus Air offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Energy Plus Air charges an average of $3,832 per kW.
So Cal Solar Power
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
So Cal Solar Power has completed 51 installations in Palmdale.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
So Cal Solar Power offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
So Cal Solar Power charges an average of $3,561 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
PetersenDean
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
PetersenDean has completed 65 installations in Palmdale.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 14
PetersenDean offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
PetersenDean charges an average of $4,269 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
American Solar Direct
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
American Solar Direct has completed 52 installations in Palmdale.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
American Solar Direct offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
American Solar Direct charges an average of $4,805 per kW.

Rebates and Savings

Palmdale 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
Palmdale Price Winners
  • So Cal Solar Power
    1st best price
    $8,320.00
    4.1kw
  • Sunrun
    2nd best price
    $8,954.00
    4.1kw
  • Sunrun
    3rd best price
    $10,653.00
    4.4kw