Compare Costs from Top Solar Installers Near You

We reviewed more than 18,398 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 181 installers to find the best solar panel installers in San Jose,ca.

Vivint
Experience
Experience: 4
Vivint has completed 1,560 installations in San Jose.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 13
Vivint offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Vivint charges an average of $4,098 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in San Jose.
Tesla
Experience
Experience: 4
Tesla has completed 4,202 installations in San Jose.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 19
Tesla offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Tesla charges an average of $4,920 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in San Jose.
PetersenDean
Experience
Experience: 4
PetersenDean has completed 1,480 installations in San Jose.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 11
PetersenDean offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
PetersenDean charges an average of $3,671 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Sunrun
Experience
Experience: 3
Sunrun has completed 947 installations in San Jose.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 16
Sunrun offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Sunrun charges an average of $3,838 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Horizon Solar Power
Experience
Experience: 3
Horizon Solar Power has completed 569 installations in San Jose.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
Horizon Solar Power offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Horizon Solar Power charges an average of $2,340 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Quality First Home Improvement
Experience
Experience: 2
Quality First Home Improvement has completed 246 installations in San Jose.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Quality First Home Improvement offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Quality First Home Improvement charges an average of $5,519 per kW.
Clean Solar
Experience
Experience: 2
Clean Solar has completed 565 installations in San Jose.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
Clean Solar offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Clean Solar charges an average of $3,813 per kW.
SunPower
Experience
Experience: 1
SunPower has completed 198 installations in San Jose.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 2
SunPower offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
SunPower charges an average of $4,416 per kW.
Provoltz
Experience
Experience: 1
Provoltz has completed 177 installations in San Jose.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 2
Provoltz offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Provoltz charges an average of $4,753 per kW.
Highlight Solar
Experience
Experience: 1
Highlight Solar has completed 167 installations in San Jose.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 9
Highlight Solar offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Highlight Solar charges an average of $3,685 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.

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 Jose is $4.10, compared to the national average of $4.02 and is decreasing by 28 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in San Jose is $22,838.

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

4.2 kW

System Cost

$17,587

Pay-off Time

8 Years

How Much Could You Save with Solar?

Speak to a top installer and find out today!

Rebates and Savings

San Jose 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 Jose Price Winners
  • Highlight Solar
    1st best price
    $9,000.00
    4.4kw
  • SunWork Renewable Energy Projects
    2nd best price
    $8,658.00
    4.1kw
  • California Solar Systems
    3rd best price
    $10,000.00
    4.7kw