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San Francisco Solar Panels: 2022 Cost and Local Incentives

Last updated 10/13/2022

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San Francisco Solar Power FAQs

  • The size of the solar system and the local installation price are two direct factors that affect pricing. The median cost in California for a solar panel system is $3.87 per watt. A standard 5.7 kW panel would cost about $21,935 before tax credits and incentives. It’s important to shop around with different installers to find the best local price.  

  • Solar power is a sound long-term investment for homeowners and renters alike. The upfront costs may be steep, but you could save over $20,000 after 20 years of using solar in San Francisco. Energy prices rise over time, so lowering your energy bills by generating your own electricity will lead to huge savings. 

  • You don’t have to research San Francisco solar panels on your own to find a good installer. SaveOnEnergy can help connect you with a local installer. Fill out our form to get started today. The installer will help you explore financing options and find the best solar option for your situation.    

  • Solar power does not emit carbon dioxide like coal or oil. Solar power comes from the sunlight, meaning it is a renewable energy source. Installing solar is a direct way your household can reduce its carbon footprint. Learn more about solar and its environmental impact in SaveOnEnergy’s resources on solar energy and solar’s renewability

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