Cost of solar in Rowland Heights, CA

Electricity Consumption in Rowland Heights

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 Rowland Heights, California

Serviced by Southern California Edison residents and business owners in Rowland Heights are eligible for net metering. Each kWh of unused solar generation is sent to the grid and credited at the retail power price under SCE's net metering policy. When more energy is sent to the grid than drawn within a billing month credit is still provided at the retail rate and can be applied to future bills within the same 12 month billing cycle. Remaining credit at the end of the 12 months is deposited into your account. SCE do make their new solar customers switch to time of use billing under the new NEM-2 rules. The new rules cause about a 10% reduction to net metering returns however, declining equipment prices and excellent sun exposure in Southern California more than compensate for this change.

If you have a taxable income 30% of the system cost may be claimed as a deduction to your federal taxes. The federal solar tax credit has no size limits and may be used in increments over several tax periods. Incentives in Rowland Heights make solar one of the best investments you can make for your home. Enter your zip code below for a free estimate on the system cost, size needed and return on investment.

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Solar power in California

The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Rowland Heights, 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 Rowland Heights, CA is $18,150. (before claiming 30% tax credit and other rebates)

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Facts about installing a 3.07kW solar system in Rowland Heights, 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.


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

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The forecast average utility price over the next 25 years

Cash flow graph based on cash purchase of this 3.07kW system

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


(Prices shown after repayments of capital)



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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.