• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,216
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $19,279
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    9 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in El Dorado Hills

26.8% of El Dorado Hills homes use solar energy

26.8% of El Dorado Hills homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in El Dorado Hills ranges from $4,026 to $98,500.
Out of 3,736 solar installers in El Dorado Hills, most installations are done by SunPower.
El Dorado Hills residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the El Dorado Hills 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 El Dorado Hills in 2016 was $4.08, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 17 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in El Dorado Hills is $27,542.

What Size is Your Home?

System Size

4.3 kW

System Cost

$19,303

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 3,736 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 93 installers to find the best solar panel installers in El Dorado Hills,CA.

SunPower
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SunPower has completed 724 installations in El Dorado Hills.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 2
SunPower offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
SunPower charges an average of $3,777 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in El Dorado Hills.
SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 615 installations in El Dorado Hills.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 15
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $5,110 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in El Dorado Hills.
Leonard Roofing
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Leonard Roofing has completed 242 installations in El Dorado Hills.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 3
Leonard Roofing offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Leonard Roofing charges an average of $4,225 per kW.
PetersenDean
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
PetersenDean has completed 159 installations in El Dorado Hills.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
PetersenDean offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
PetersenDean charges an average of $3,950 per kW.
Apex Solar
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Apex Solar has completed 189 installations in El Dorado Hills.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Apex Solar offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Apex Solar charges an average of $4,442 per kW.
Sunrun
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Sunrun has completed 128 installations in El Dorado Hills.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Sunrun offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $3,007 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort has completed 135 installations in El Dorado Hills.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort charges an average of $4,012 per kW.
V3 Electric
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
V3 Electric has completed 61 installations in El Dorado Hills.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 9
V3 Electric offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
V3 Electric charges an average of $4,178 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Solar Company
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Solar Company has completed 92 installations in El Dorado Hills.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Solar Company offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Solar Company charges an average of $4,331 per kW.
Magic Sun Solar
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Magic Sun Solar has completed 46 installations in El Dorado Hills.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
Magic Sun Solar offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Magic Sun Solar charges an average of $3,531 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.

Rebates and Savings

El Dorado Hills 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
El Dorado Hills Price Winners
  • SunPower
    1st best price
    $8,510.00
    3.7kw
  • Energy Saving Pros Construction
    2nd best price
    $14,868.00
    5.0kw
  • Graham Solar
    3rd best price
    $14,500.00
    4.8kw