• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,216
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $18,095
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    9 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Vacaville

9.4% of Vacaville homes use solar energy

9.4% of Vacaville homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Vacaville ranges from $7,122 to $113,129.
Out of 3,426 solar installers in Vacaville, most installations are done by Vivint.
Vacaville residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Vacaville 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 Vacaville in 2016 was $4.18, compared to the national average of $4.18 and is decreasing by 34 cents per year. Meanwhile, the average cost of solar panels and installation in Vacaville is $25,850.

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 3,426 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 96 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Vacaville,CA.

Vivint
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Vivint has completed 583 installations in Vacaville.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 8
Vivint offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Vivint charges an average of $4,544 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Vacaville.
SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 522 installations in Vacaville.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 11
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $4,917 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Vacaville.
Future Energy Corp
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Future Energy Corp has completed 255 installations in Vacaville.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 2
Future Energy Corp offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Future Energy Corp charges an average of $6,267 per kW.
Sunrun
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Sunrun has completed 130 installations in Vacaville.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Sunrun offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $3,224 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
PetersenDean
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
PetersenDean has completed 156 installations in Vacaville.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
PetersenDean offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
PetersenDean charges an average of $3,681 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Westhaven
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Westhaven has completed 100 installations in Vacaville.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 2
Westhaven offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Westhaven charges an average of $4,597 per kW.
Sungevity
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Sungevity has completed 88 installations in Vacaville.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Sungevity offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sungevity charges an average of $3,427 per kW.
Solarco
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Solarco has completed 69 installations in Vacaville.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Solarco offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Solarco charges an average of $4,688 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
Solar Company
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Solar Company has completed 61 installations in Vacaville.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 3
Solar Company offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Solar Company charges an average of $4,439 per kW.
Revolve Solar Ca
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Revolve Solar Ca has completed 62 installations in Vacaville.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Revolve Solar Ca offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Revolve Solar Ca charges an average of $3,946 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.

Rebates and Savings

Vacaville 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
Vacaville Price Winners
  • PAC Solar
    1st best price
    $7,500.00
    3.7kw
  • Sunrun
    2nd best price
    $10,905.00
    5.2kw
  • Sunrun
    3rd best price
    $11,018.00
    4.8kw