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!
Even if you are not convinced about solar we recommend that at the very least you use the solar panel calculator for West Hills to find out:
- How many solar panels you need to cover your power bill;
- How suitable your house is for solar;
- What incentives your house may be eligible for;
- The cost of solar panel installation in West Hills and whether you are eligible for zero down solar deals; and
- Your likely payback period and return on investment from installing solar
Estimate your solar savings
The average cost of installing residential solar panels in West Hills, 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 West Hills, CA is $13,600. (before claiming 26% tax credit and other rebates)
What does the cost of a real solar system look like?
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 West Hills solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.
Net cost of system
Cash - after 26% solar tax credit
6 Years 8 Months
Average payback time
Annual power production
levilized cost of solar energy
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
(Prices shown after repayments of capital)
Solar companies in West Hills, CA that provide pricing through the Solar-Estimate marketplace
Average total cost of solar panel installation in California
|System Size||Cash purchase
After 26% solar tax credit
After 26% solar tax credit
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:
|Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit||Federal||Personal Tax Credit|
|Property Tax Exclusion for Solar Energy Systems||State||Property Tax Incentive|
|Sonoma County - Energy Independence Program||Local||PACE Financing|
|NEM 2.0||State||Net Metering|
|LADWP - Solar Incentive Program||Utility||Rebate Program|
Please keep in mind that the best source of up-to-date information on incentives are the solar installers who specialize in your area.