• Annual Savings Per Home Icon
    $1,547
    Annual Savings Per Home
  • Average Installation Cost Icon
    $19,343
    Average Installation Cost
  • Potential Pay-off Time Icon
    15 Years
    Potential Pay-off Time

Solar Energy Installation in San Antonio

1% of San Antonio homes use solar energy

1% of San Antonio homes use solar powercompared to the U.S. National Solar Adoption Rate of 1.25%

The installation cost in San Antonio ranges from $2,744 to $111,174.
Out of 6,551 solar installers in San Antonio, most installations are done by Advanced Solar & Electric.
San Antonio residents who switch to solar may be eligible for federal and state tax credits, exemptions, and loans.
Most of the San Antonio residents who switched to solar chose LG Electronics 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 San Antonio in 2016 was $3.99, 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 San Antonio is $27,634.

What Size is Your Home?

System Size

9.6 kW

System Cost

$37,613

Pay-off Time

15 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 6,551 solar installations and analyzed the performance of 45 installers to find the best solar panel installers in San Antonio,TX.

Vision Solar
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Vision Solar has completed 372 installations in San Antonio.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 2
Vision Solar offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
Vision Solar charges an average of $3,439 per kW.
Cam Solar
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Cam Solar has completed 408 installations in San Antonio.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 6
Cam Solar offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Cam Solar charges an average of $3,155 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 San Antonio.
Advanced Solar & Electric
Experience: 4
Experience
Experience: 4
Advanced Solar & Electric has completed 1,214 installations in San Antonio.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 9
Advanced Solar & Electric offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
Advanced Solar & Electric charges an average of $3,177 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 San Antonio.
South Texas Solar Systems
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
South Texas Solar Systems has completed 326 installations in San Antonio.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 7
South Texas Solar Systems offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 2
South Texas Solar Systems charges an average of $3,447 per kW.
Freedom Solar Power
Experience: 3
Experience
Experience: 3
Freedom Solar Power has completed 297 installations in San Antonio.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Freedom Solar Power offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Freedom Solar Power charges an average of $4,068 per kW.
IES Residential
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
IES Residential has completed 292 installations in San Antonio.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 10
IES Residential offers panels from 4 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 1
IES Residential charges an average of $3,231 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.
Apex Home Energy Savings
Experience: 2
Experience
Experience: 2
Apex Home Energy Savings has completed 254 installations in San Antonio.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 3
Apex Home Energy Savings offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Apex Home Energy Savings charges an average of $5,558 per kW.
Global Efficient Energy
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Global Efficient Energy has completed 208 installations in San Antonio.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 4
Global Efficient Energy offers panels from 2 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 3
Global Efficient Energy charges an average of $4,247 per kW.
Erus Energy
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
Erus Energy has completed 229 installations in San Antonio.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 5
Erus Energy offers panels from 3 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
Erus Energy charges an average of $4,875 per kW.
Product Variety
Product Variety
In the top 25% for panel variety -- A great resource for custom options.
"Wells Solar & Electrical Services
Experience: 1
Experience
Experience: 1
"Wells Solar & Electrical Services has completed 241 installations in San Antonio.
Panel Variety
Panel Variety: 1
"Wells Solar & Electrical Services offers panels from 1 different manufacturers.
Cost
Cost: 4
"Wells Solar & Electrical Services charges an average of $5,535 per kW.

Rebates and Savings

San Antonio TX 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
Renewable Energy Systems Property Tax ExemptionProperty Tax Exemption100% of increase in appraisal value from install is exempt
San Antonio Price Winners
  • South Texas Solar Systems
    1st best price
    $20,015.00
    9.9kw
  • South Texas Solar Systems
    2nd best price
    $16,246.00
    8.0kw
  • Advanced Solar & Electric
    3rd best price
    $18,716.00
    9.1kw