Solar power in Stockton, California
PG&E offer their Stockton customers net metering giving you 1 for 1 credit with their retail power price for power your solar system exports to the grid.
The federal ITC allows for part of the system costs to be claimed as a deduction to federal income taxes. The federal tax credit can be spread over several years to better suit anyones financial situation.
Going solar in Stockton is a no brainer and with incentives set to decline and electric prices set to go up it's best not to wait. Even if you aren't convinced a free estimate by entering your bill spend and address can never hurt.
Net Metering Broken Down
Excess energy after covering your bill is carried to future months at the same value. At the end of the yearly billing cycle each kWh is credited at 3-4 cents per kWh and deposited into your account. The best aspect of net metering is that most homeowners aren't home during the day using power meaning more credit is received from PG&E.
The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Stockton,
California in 2020 is
$2.72 per watt. The average system size
in the US is 6 kilowatts, which means the average price of a solar system
in Stockton, CA
(after claiming 26% tax credit and other rebates)
The 26% federal solar tax credit explained
If you have a federal income tax liability, 26% of the cost of your solar system can be claimed as a deduction to your taxes. This incentive is claimed when you do your taxes. In order to receive the tax credit quicker it's best to do your taxes as soon as possible after installation.What if my tax liability is less than 26% of my systems cost
There is the option to claim this incentive over several years if your tax liability is less than 26% of the system cost.
How much will solar panels on my home save me?
The answer to this question depends on your electricity usage. Generally speaking the greater your power usage the greater the potential savings from installing solar.
The average monthly usage in California is only 573kWh per month however, you are most likely using a lot more than this since this average includes condos and small apartments.
The Stockton solar panel savings calculator below will convert your monthly power spend into power usage (in kWh's) and then work out exactly how many solar panels you need to offset your usage, how much they will cost based on the prices of local solar companies and the amount you will save. Our California solar savings calculator can do this because it contains a database of the electric rates charged by City of Lodi, Modesto Irrigation District, Pacific Gas & Electric Co
How much can solar panels save you in Stockton
What does the cost of a real solar system look like?
Facts about installing a 8.28kW solar system in Stockton, CA
This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $254, however your situation may vary so try our Stockton solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.
Net cost of system
4 Years 9 Months
Average payback time
Annual power production
Levelized cost of solar energy
If you don't get solar
Cash flow graph based on cash purchase of this 8.28kW system
Life-time savings on this system over the next 25 years
(Prices shown after repayments of capital)
Solar companies in Stockton, CA that provide pricing through the Solar-Estimate marketplace.
Average total cost of solar panel installation in Stockton
After 26% solar tax credit
After 26% solar tax credit
Find out what system size you need for your home
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:
Find your local rebates and incentives
Please keep in mind that the best source of up-to-date information on incentives are the solar installers who specialize in your area.