Solar Calculator

Take the first step towards understanding your solar savings potential. With solar you can produce some of your own electricity, reduce your electric bill and shrink your carbon footprint.

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Find out your solar savings potential based on your rooftop characteristics, your electricity use, PG&E electricity rates and available tax credits and rebates.

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View options side-by-side to understand how different scenarios impact your wallet in the near-term and long-term.

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If solar seems like the right choice for you, talk to your contractor about the results of this tool.

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    Please indicate what level of energy efficiency efforts you plan to make to your home prior to installing solar, recommended to maximize savings. (See examples when you select a level.)

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    Examples of Easy Improvements:

    • Install LED Lights
    • Adjust thermostat temperature

    Examples of Intermediate Improvements:

    • Purchase energy efficient appliances
    • Install insulation

    Examples of Advanced Improvements:

    • Whole House upgrade

    Take the free PG&E Energy Check-up featured in Next Steps portion of results for personalized recommendations.

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