Cost of solar in Porter Ranch, CA

Electricity Consumption in Porter Ranch

Electricity Consumption by California residents averages 573 kWh per month. It ranks #2 in the nation for savings from installing solar panels on the home.

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Solar power in Porter Ranch, California

SCE offers an excellent net metering program in Porter Ranch, your utility calculates how many kWh's your system sent them and how much energy you drew from the grid and bill you for the net amount. With solar production in Porter Ranch being excellent usually SCE will write you a check. Sadly with the new NEM-2 rules net metering returns were damaged by about 10% however, with such sunny weather and the price of solar panels going down it's still a worthwhile investment. There is also the federal solar tax credit covering 30% of the total costs and with many politicians and electric companies trying to kill off incentives the time to go solar is now

Even if you are not convinced about solar we recommend that at the very least you use the solar panel calculator to find out:

 

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Solar power in California

The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Porter Ranch, California in 2018 is $3.63 per watt. The average system size in the US is 6 kilowatts, which means the average price of a solar system in Porter Ranch, CA is $18,150. (before claiming 30% tax credit and other rebates)

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Facts about installing a 3.04kW solar system in Porter Ranch, CA

This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $70, however your situation may vary so try our solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.

$8,448

Net cost of system
Cash - after 30% solar tax credit

8 Years 5 Months

Average payback time

4,615
kWh

Annual power production


/kWh

levilized cost of solar energy

32¢
/kWh

If you don't get solar
The forecast average utility price over the next 25 years

Cash flow graph based on cash purchase of this 3.04kW system

Life-time savings on this system over the next 25 years

$25,155

(Prices shown after repayments of capital)

 


 

Solar companies in Porter Ranch, CA that provide pricing through the Solar-Estimate marketplace

288

 


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Average total cost of solar panel installation in California

System Size Cash purchase
After 30% solar tax credit
Financed purchase
After 30% solar tax credit
3kw $8,337 $9,004
4kw $10,808 $11,673
5kw $13,125 $14,175
6kw $15,246 $16,466
7kw $17,248 $18,628
8kw $19,096 $20,624
9kw $20,727 $22,385
10kw $22,260 $24,041

 

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Going solar in California

Check out all of the ways energy providers of California can help you be more energy efficient and save money.

The following programs are available:
Incentive Name Eligibility Type
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit Federal Personal Tax Credit
LADWP - Solar Incentive Program Utility Rebate Program
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Please keep in mind that the best source of up-to-date information on incentives are the solar installers who specialize in your area.