Compare Costs from Top Solar Installers Near You

We reviewed more than 34,311 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 280 installers to find the best solar panel installers in San Diego,ca.

Vivint
Experience
Experience: 4
Vivint has completed 2,007 installations in San Diego.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 15
Vivint offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Vivint charges an average of $4,508 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in San Diego.
Tesla
Experience
Experience: 4
Tesla has completed 5,267 installations in San Diego.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 16
Tesla offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Tesla charges an average of $4,432 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in San Diego.
Baker Electric
Experience
Experience: 4
Baker Electric has completed 1,754 installations in San Diego.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 18
Baker Electric offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Baker Electric charges an average of $3,757 per kW.
Sullivan Solar Power
Experience
Experience: 3
Sullivan Solar Power has completed 1,681 installations in San Diego.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Sullivan Solar Power offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Sullivan Solar Power charges an average of $4,687 per kW.
Stellar Solar
Experience
Experience: 3
Stellar Solar has completed 1,068 installations in San Diego.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Stellar Solar offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Stellar Solar charges an average of $3,491 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
SunPower
Experience
Experience: 2
SunPower has completed 613 installations in San Diego.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
SunPower offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
SunPower charges an average of $4,117 per kW.
Horizon Solar Power
Experience
Experience: 2
Horizon Solar Power has completed 653 installations in San Diego.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 16
Horizon Solar Power offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Horizon Solar Power charges an average of $4,363 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Sunline Energy
Experience
Experience: 1
Sunline Energy has completed 544 installations in San Diego.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 14
Sunline Energy offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunline Energy charges an average of $3,528 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.
Solare Energy
Experience
Experience: 1
Solare Energy has completed 422 installations in San Diego.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 10
Solare Energy offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Solare Energy charges an average of $3,576 per kW.
Solar West Electric
Experience
Experience: 1
Solar West Electric has completed 463 installations in San Diego.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
Solar West Electric offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Solar West Electric charges an average of $4,208 per kW.

Estimate the Cost of Going Solar

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 San Diego is $4.15, compared to the national average of $4.02 and is decreasing by 29 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in San Diego is $20,920.

What Size is Your Home?

Select the approximate size of your home by the number of bedrooms to see estimates of the system size, cost, and pay-off time:

System Size

4.1 kW

System Cost

$16,270

Pay-off Time

7 Years

How Much Could You Save with Solar?

Speak to a top installer and find out today!

Rebates and Savings

San Diego 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
San Diego Price Winners
  • REC Solar Commercial
    1st best price
    $8,004.00
    4.0kw
  • REC Solar Commercial
    2nd best price
    $8,682.00
    4.3kw
  • REC Solar Commercial
    3rd best price
    $6,974.00
    3.4kw