Rebates, Incentives and Tax Credits

Homeowners and Businesses which install solar energy systems may be eligible for a variety of rebates, incentives, and tax credits.

Rebates & Incentives 

Rebates for PG&E and for SCE customers have been exhausted and the program is closed.

These programs are administered through Southern California Edison (our local power utility) in conjunction the State of California (Go Solar California Program).      

  • The Energy Upgrade California also includes a link on the main page to find a qualified contractor. Residents are not required to use the contractors listed here but it is important that the contractor you utilize is a State Licensed Contractor. You can check to see if a contractor has a valid license with the Contractors State License Board (link).
  • New – California Solar Thermal –This newly announced program offers cash rebates of up to $1,875 for solar water heating systems on single family homes. For more information visit the Go Solar California CSI Thermal Site (link).


Tax Credits

A Federal Tax Credit of up to 30% of the cost is currently available for solar systems for a principal residence (rentals & second homes do not qualify). For more information visit the Go Solar California website and consult a qualified tax professional.