• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,197
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $18,138
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    8 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Escondido

11.3% of Escondido homes use solar energy

11.3% of Escondido homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Escondido ranges from $2,850 to $184,275.
Out of 6,510 solar installers in Escondido, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Escondido residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Escondido residents who switched to solar chose SunPower 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 Escondido in 2016 was $4.11, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 31 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Escondido is $25,912.

What Size is Your Home?

System Size

4.0 kW

System Cost

$18,212

Pay-off Time

8 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 6,510 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 206 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Escondido,CA.

Vivint
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Vivint has completed 492 installations in Escondido.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Vivint offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Vivint charges an average of $4,238 per kW.
SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 819 installations in Escondido.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 11
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $5,019 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Escondido.
Baker Electric
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Baker Electric has completed 781 installations in Escondido.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
Baker Electric offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Baker Electric charges an average of $4,227 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Escondido.
Sullivan Solar Power
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Sullivan Solar Power has completed 191 installations in Escondido.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 3
Sullivan Solar Power offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Sullivan Solar Power charges an average of $4,551 per kW.
Rec Solar
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Rec Solar has completed 287 installations in Escondido.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 11
Rec Solar offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Rec Solar charges an average of $3,414 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Semper Solaris
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Semper Solaris has completed 157 installations in Escondido.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Semper Solaris offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Semper Solaris charges an average of $4,590 per kW.
Natural Energy
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Natural Energy has completed 142 installations in Escondido.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Natural Energy offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Natural Energy charges an average of $4,343 per kW.
Sungevity
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Sungevity has completed 133 installations in Escondido.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 9
Sungevity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sungevity charges an average of $3,580 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.
Stellar Solar
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Stellar Solar has completed 130 installations in Escondido.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
Stellar Solar offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Stellar Solar charges an average of $4,105 per kW.
Smart Energy Usa
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Smart Energy Usa has completed 107 installations in Escondido.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
Smart Energy Usa offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Smart Energy Usa charges an average of $3,912 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.

Rebates and Savings

Escondido 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
Escondido Price Winners
  • Rec Solar
    1st best price
    $9,757.00
    4.4kw
  • Rec Solar
    2nd best price
    $7,972.00
    3.6kw
  • Hayes Electrical Service
    3rd best price
    $8,000.00
    3.6kw