Solar power in Yorba Linda, California
Serviced by Southern California Edison customers here are eligible
There is also the federal solar tax credit, so you can declare a large part of your total system cost — 26% in 2020, or 22% in 2021 — as a tax deduction.
Many legislatures want to kill off these incentives so the time to go solar is now!
Net Metering Broken Down
Under SCE's net metering program, customers hwo install solar panels are entitled to 1 for 1 net metering. Excess solar generation is exported to the grid and they credit you at their retail price for power.
Net metering in southern California is largely responsible for solar payback times being only 5-6 years on normal size systems.
The average cost of installing residential solar panels in Yorba Linda,
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 Yorba Linda, 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 Yorba Linda 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 Anaheim, San Diego Gas & Electric Co, Southern California Edison Co
How much can solar panels save you in Yorba Linda
What does the cost of a real solar system look like?
Facts about installing a 9.89kW solar system in Yorba Linda, CA
This system would offset 100% of your energy usage if your typical monthly bill is $260, however your situation may vary so try our Yorba Linda solar calculator to get a result tailored to you.
Net cost of system
5 Years 4 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 9.89kW system
Life-time savings on this system over the next 25 years
(Prices shown after repayments of capital)
Solar companies in Yorba Linda, CA that provide pricing through the Solar-Estimate marketplace.
Average total cost of solar panel installation in Yorba Linda
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.