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Bakersfield Solar Panels: 2022 Cost and Local Incentives

How much do solar panels cost in Bakersfield?

Last updated 10/19/2022

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  • The median cost for a solar array in California is $3.87 per watt. California’s median 5.7 kW solar system would cost about $21,935 before tax credits and incentives. Use the SaveOnEnergy marketplace to connect with an installer and find the best option for your home. 

  • Solar power can lead to long-term savings. The upfront costs can be a challenge for homeowners, but the investment could help you save at least $21,394 over 20 years. Also, with energy prices rising over time, reducing your electricity costs could mean huge savings down the line. 

  • You can simply fill out the SaveOnEnergy solar form to get started with solar. SaveOnEnergy partners with local solar installers to pair them with people looking to make the switch. The installer can help you discover financing options and examine the feasibility of installing solar at your location.    

  • Solar arrays do not emit fossil fuels like oil or coal. Solar power converts energy from the sun into electricity as a renewable resource. Installing solar is a very direct way to reduce your carbon footprint. If you’re curious about learning more, you can read about solar and how it affects the environment in our guides on solar energy and its renewability.  

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