• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,244
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $17,754
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    9 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Pleasanton

11.3% of Pleasanton homes use solar energy

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

The installation cost in Pleasanton ranges from $6,000 to $98,082.
Out of 3,238 solar installers in Pleasanton, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Pleasanton residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton in 2016 was $4.07, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 36 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Pleasanton is $25,364.

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 3,238 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 64 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Pleasanton,CA.

Sungevity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Sungevity has completed 135 installations in Pleasanton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 9
Sungevity offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sungevity charges an average of $3,389 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 711 installations in Pleasanton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 23
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $5,067 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Pleasanton.
PetersenDean
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
PetersenDean has completed 291 installations in Pleasanton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 12
PetersenDean offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
PetersenDean charges an average of $3,700 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Pleasanton.
Your Energy Solutions
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Your Energy Solutions has completed 122 installations in Pleasanton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
Your Energy Solutions offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Your Energy Solutions charges an average of $3,881 per kW.
Sky Power Systems
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Sky Power Systems has completed 129 installations in Pleasanton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
Sky Power Systems offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Sky Power Systems charges an average of $4,305 per kW.
Sunrun
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Sunrun has completed 96 installations in Pleasanton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Sunrun offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $3,187 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Solar Company
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Solar Company has completed 110 installations in Pleasanton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Solar Company offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Solar Company charges an average of $4,907 per kW.
Verengo
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Verengo has completed 42 installations in Pleasanton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
Verengo offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Verengo charges an average of $3,799 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Solar Universe
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Solar Universe has completed 86 installations in Pleasanton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 13
Solar Universe offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Solar Universe 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.
Diablo Solar Services
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Diablo Solar Services has completed 68 installations in Pleasanton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 9
Diablo Solar Services offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Diablo Solar Services charges an average of $4,559 per kW.

Rebates and Savings

Pleasanton 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
Pleasanton Price Winners
  • Your Energy Solutions
    1st best price
    $9,450.00
    3.6kw
  • The Solar Co
    2nd best price
    $12,000.00
    4.3kw
  • Sungevity
    3rd best price
    $14,650.00
    5.0kw