• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,160
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $17,836
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    9 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Fontana

6.4% of Fontana homes use solar energy

6.4% of Fontana homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Fontana ranges from $5,863 to $58,000.
Out of 3,810 solar installers in Fontana, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Fontana residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Fontana 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 Fontana in 2016 was $4.52, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 38 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Fontana is $25,480.

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 3,810 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 117 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Fontana,CA.

SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 824 installations in Fontana.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 24
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $5,023 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Fontana.
Lennar
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Lennar has completed 198 installations in Fontana.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 2
Lennar offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Lennar charges an average of $4,001 per kW.
Vivint
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Vivint has completed 133 installations in Fontana.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 18
Vivint offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Vivint charges an average of $4,432 per kW.
Verengo
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Verengo has completed 141 installations in Fontana.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 19
Verengo offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Verengo charges an average of $3,965 per kW.
Horizon Solar
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Horizon Solar has completed 133 installations in Fontana.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 20
Horizon Solar offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Horizon Solar charges an average of $4,020 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Sunrun
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Sunrun has completed 130 installations in Fontana.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 16
Sunrun offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $3,301 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Sunstreet Energy Group
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Sunstreet Energy Group has completed 92 installations in Fontana.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
Sunstreet Energy Group offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Sunstreet Energy Group charges an average of $4,219 per kW.
PetersenDean
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
PetersenDean has completed 88 installations in Fontana.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 13
PetersenDean offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
PetersenDean charges an average of $4,121 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Future Energy Corp
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Future Energy Corp has completed 92 installations in Fontana.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 11
Future Energy Corp offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Future Energy Corp charges an average of $5,559 per kW.

Rebates and Savings

Fontana 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
Fontana Price Winners
  • Sunrun
    1st best price
    $8,840.00
    4.2kw
  • Sunrun
    2nd best price
    $10,358.00
    4.2kw
  • SunPower
    3rd best price
    $13,209.00
    4.5kw