• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,188
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $18,339
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    9 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Tracy

13.4% of Tracy homes use solar energy

13.4% of Tracy homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Tracy ranges from $5,600 to $88,783.
Out of 4,460 solar installers in Tracy, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Tracy residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Tracy 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 Tracy in 2016 was $4.34, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 29 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Tracy is $26,199.

What Size is Your Home?

System Size

4.2 kW

System Cost

$18,942

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 4,460 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 84 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Tracy,CA.

Sunrun
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Sunrun has completed 319 installations in Tracy.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 3
Sunrun offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $3,281 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Tracy.
SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 1,448 installations in Tracy.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 11
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $4,922 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Tracy.
Solar Company
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Solar Company has completed 228 installations in Tracy.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Solar Company offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Solar Company charges an average of $4,780 per kW.
PetersenDean
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
PetersenDean has completed 163 installations in Tracy.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 3
PetersenDean offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
PetersenDean charges an average of $3,788 per kW.
Future Energy Corp
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Future Energy Corp has completed 227 installations in Tracy.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 1
Future Energy Corp offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Future Energy Corp charges an average of $6,216 per kW.
Vivint
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Vivint has completed 161 installations in Tracy.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Vivint offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Vivint charges an average of $4,460 per kW.
Solar Universe
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Solar Universe has completed 148 installations in Tracy.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
Solar Universe offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Solar Universe charges an average of $3,431 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Sungevity
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Sungevity has completed 138 installations in Tracy.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Sungevity offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sungevity charges an average of $3,594 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Honeys Air & Solar
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Honeys Air & Solar has completed 51 installations in Tracy.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 3
Honeys Air & Solar offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Honeys Air & Solar charges an average of $5,446 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
American Solar Direct
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
American Solar Direct has completed 73 installations in Tracy.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 2
American Solar Direct offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
American Solar Direct charges an average of $4,659 per kW.

Rebates and Savings

Tracy 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
Tracy Price Winners
  • Sungevity
    1st best price
    $16,286.00
    5.1kw
  • Sungevity
    2nd best price
    $15,884.00
    4.8kw
  • Slingshot Power
    3rd best price
    $13,000.00
    3.8kw