• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,216
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $17,850
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    9 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Rocklin

16.3% of Rocklin homes use solar energy

16.3% of Rocklin homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Rocklin ranges from $5,000 to $568,000.
Out of 3,628 solar installers in Rocklin, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Rocklin residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Rocklin 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 Rocklin in 2016 was $3.99, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 33 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Rocklin is $25,500.

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 3,628 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 89 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Rocklin,CA.

SunPower
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SunPower has completed 237 installations in Rocklin.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 2
SunPower offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
SunPower charges an average of $3,880 per kW.
SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 801 installations in Rocklin.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 15
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $4,880 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Rocklin.
PetersenDean
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
PetersenDean has completed 241 installations in Rocklin.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
PetersenDean offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
PetersenDean charges an average of $3,698 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Rocklin.
Vivint
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Vivint has completed 111 installations in Rocklin.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Vivint offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Vivint charges an average of $4,543 per kW.
Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort has completed 178 installations in Rocklin.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Sierra Pacific Home & Comfort charges an average of $4,228 per kW.
Energy Saving Pros Construction
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Energy Saving Pros Construction has completed 86 installations in Rocklin.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 9
Energy Saving Pros Construction offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Energy Saving Pros Construction charges an average of $3,935 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Brower Mechanical
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Brower Mechanical has completed 87 installations in Rocklin.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Brower Mechanical offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Brower Mechanical charges an average of $4,235 per kW.
Sunrun
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Sunrun has completed 82 installations in Rocklin.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Sunrun offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $3,430 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Magic Sun Solar
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Magic Sun Solar has completed 73 installations in Rocklin.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
Magic Sun Solar offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Magic Sun Solar charges an average of $3,407 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.
Future Energy Corp
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Future Energy Corp has completed 61 installations in Rocklin.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Future Energy Corp offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Future Energy Corp charges an average of $6,071 per kW.

Rebates and Savings

Rocklin 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
Rocklin Price Winners
  • Sun Metrics
    1st best price
    $9,200.00
    3.7kw
  • Phoenix Energy Solutions
    2nd best price
    $15,530.00
    5.0kw
  • SunPower
    3rd best price
    $12,750.00
    4.0kw