• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,202
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $19,861
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    9 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in Visalia

7.8% of Visalia homes use solar energy

7.8% of Visalia homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in Visalia ranges from $9,000 to $104,949.
Out of 3,978 solar installers in Visalia, most installations are done by SolarCity.
Visalia residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the Visalia 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 Visalia in 2016 was $4.04, 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 Visalia is $28,374.

What Size is Your Home?

System Size

4.1 kW

System Cost

$18,581

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 3,978 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 98 installers to find the best solar panel installers in Visalia,CA.

Vivint
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Vivint has completed 268 installations in Visalia.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 10
Vivint offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Vivint charges an average of $4,597 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Visalia.
Verengo
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Verengo has completed 243 installations in Visalia.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 10
Verengo offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Verengo charges an average of $3,739 per kW.
SolarCity
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
SolarCity has completed 1,319 installations in Visalia.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 17
SolarCity offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
SolarCity charges an average of $4,813 per kW.
Local Expert
Local Expert
This seasoned pro specializes in Visalia.
Sunrun
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Sunrun has completed 111 installations in Visalia.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Sunrun offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sunrun charges an average of $3,681 per kW.
Air Sun
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Air Sun has completed 151 installations in Visalia.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 3
Air Sun offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Air Sun charges an average of $4,053 per kW.
Sungevity
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Sungevity has completed 92 installations in Visalia.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Sungevity offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Sungevity charges an average of $3,251 per kW.
Low Cost
Low Cost
Bottom 25% for price -- Perfect for homeowners on a budget.
Central California Solar
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Central California Solar has completed 92 installations in Visalia.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
Central California Solar offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Central California Solar charges an average of $3,346 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.
complete Solar
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
complete Solar has completed 68 installations in Visalia.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
complete Solar offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
complete Solar charges an average of $4,311 per kW.
PetersenDean
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
PetersenDean has completed 90 installations in Visalia.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
PetersenDean offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
PetersenDean charges an average of $3,948 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
JP Electric & Solar
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
JP Electric & Solar has completed 70 installations in Visalia.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
JP Electric & Solar offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
JP Electric & Solar charges an average of $3,824 per kW.

Rebates and Savings

Visalia 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
Visalia Price Winners
  • PetersenDean
    1st best price
    $9,659.00
    4.7kw
  • Infinity Energy
    2nd best price
    $11,221.00
    4.0kw
  • Altsys Solar
    3rd best price
    $13,100.00
    4.3kw