Cost of solar in West Hills, CA

Electricity Consumption in West Hills

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 West Hills, California

Incentives in West Hills are much better in comparison to the rest of California for its rebates and better net metering program. LADWP will offer a $250 per kW rebate for residential systems and a rebate of $300 per kW for commercial systems to its customers in West Hills. With this utility rebate and the 30% tax credit a huge amount of the cost from going solar is already covered. LADWP also offer a net metering program allowing excess power exported to the grid to be credited at the retail power rate. After enough energy is exported to cover energy drawn your utility will write you a check. Unlike with most circumstances where customers have to switch to time of use billing which damages returns by about 10% LADWP not being an investor owned utility don't have their policy set out this way. With funds for the rebate running low it's best to act now!

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Solar power in California

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

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Facts about installing a 4.01kW solar system in West Hills, CA

This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $92, however your situation may vary so try our solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.

$10,835

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

8 Years 3 Months

Average payback time

6,065
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 4.01kW system

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

$33,447

(Prices shown after repayments of capital)

 


 

Solar companies in West Hills, CA that provide pricing through the Solar-Estimate marketplace

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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.