• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,188
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $16,799
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    9 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Stockton

4.8% of Stockton homes use solar energy

4.8% of Stockton homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Stockton ranges from $5,900 to $600,184.
Out of 5,901 solar installers in Stockton, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Stockton residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Stockton 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 Stockton in 2016 was $4.19, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 32 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Stockton is $23,999.

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 5,901 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 128 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Stockton,CA.

Vivint
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Vivint has completed 517 installations in Stockton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Vivint offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Vivint charges an average of $4,446 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Stockton.
Sunrun
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Sunrun has completed 346 installations in Stockton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 3
Sunrun offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $3,306 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 2,571 installations in Stockton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 11
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $5,035 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Stockton.
Solar Company
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Solar Company has completed 175 installations in Stockton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Solar Company offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Solar Company charges an average of $4,249 per kW.
American Array Solar
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
American Array Solar has completed 115 installations in Stockton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
American Array Solar offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
American Array Solar charges an average of $3,795 per kW.
Verengo
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Verengo has completed 97 installations in Stockton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Verengo offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Verengo charges an average of $3,518 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
SunPower
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
SunPower has completed 111 installations in Stockton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 2
SunPower offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
SunPower charges an average of $3,975 per kW.
Sungevity
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Sungevity has completed 66 installations in Stockton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Sungevity offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sungevity charges an average of $3,201 per kW.
California Solar Systems
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
California Solar Systems has completed 69 installations in Stockton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
California Solar Systems offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
California Solar Systems 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.
BTA Solar
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
BTA Solar has completed 95 installations in Stockton.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
BTA Solar offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
BTA Solar charges an average of $3,154 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.

Rebates and Savings

Stockton 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
Stockton Price Winners
  • Solar Energy Designs
    1st best price
    $7,000.00
    3.4kw
  • Sunrun
    2nd best price
    $9,952.00
    4.8kw
  • Sunrun
    3rd best price
    $10,513.00
    5.0kw