Solar Energy Incentives

There are often multiple incentives and rebates available at the same time. Your energy analyst will always present you with the best possible current incentive that you are eligible for to save you the most money.

NOW IN STOCK: High efficiency panels at introductory pricing for a limited time. We have secured access to these new high efficiency panels through our co-op partnership with manufacturers, that no other installer is able to obtain in our area. These panels yield about 10% more energy than conventional panels being sold. Get your free quote today, and check out how much MORE you can save.     Click here to request a free quote


Tesla Powerwall 2

Tesla Powerwall 2

Homeowners who install battery storage are eligible for a state rebate of $0.35/wh ($2,500) as of October 1, 2018… in addition to the 30% federal tax credit (when installed with solar electric). Example: Tesla Powerwall costs about $12,500 to purchase the equipment and install. Rebates and tax credits reduce the final out of pocket cost to around $6,500, saving over $6,000. Rebates are available for a limited time. Battery storage rebates are administered by the Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP). Rebates are tiered, and decline as available funding for the program is depleted. Call today to reserve your rebate.  Click here to request a free quote

Consult your tax professional regarding rebates and tax credits.

KZOZ Radio Promotion: FREE NEST Smart Thermostat

Install a Nest thermostat.

Nest Thermostat can help save 5-7% on your heating and cooling costs.

KZOZ listeners who install a solar energy system from Solarponics between 10-01-18 and 12-31-18 and mention they heard us on KZOZ, will receive a free Nest Smart Thermostat (not installed) upon final install payment.



Not valid on current proposals. Not valid with any other offer or discount. PROGRAM DATES- 10-01-18 thru 12-31-18. Solarponics reserves the right to substitute an offer of equal or greater value without notice. No cash value. Offer expires 12-31-2018. Redemption code: KZOZ

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What is the ITC?

The solar energy Investment Tax Credit is a 30% dollar-for-dollar federal tax credit for solar energy system install on residential or commercial properties that congress extended thru 2020.

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? 220,000 new solar jobs by 2020. A cut in emissions by 100 million metric tons. $133 billion in new, private-sector investments in the US economy. For the central coast, 100’s of new solar jobs, 20-year potential homeowner savings of over $2 billion.

Consult your tax professional regarding rebates and tax credits.
But don’t wait. every month you postpone adding solar energy to your home or business, you are throwing away good money that you could have invested in renewable energy.

Call Solarponics today for your free solar quote. (805) 466-5595.

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Buy a new energy-star appliance at Idler’s valued at $500 or more, then sign and install a solar PV energy system with Solarponics, and be eligible to receive a $500 cash rebate. Must have an Idler’s appliance sales receipt dated within three months of solar PV system contract signing. Solar electric system must be installed in our service area. Cannot be combined with any other rebate/incentive or offer. $500 cash rebate is paid after final solar energy system payment is made. Expires 12-31-2018.  Click here to request a free quote

Ask for Jarod, at Idler’s. He’ll take care of you. Idlers Home Store

updated 10-12-18

California still offers rebates for commercial pool projects, such as hotel pools.

The California Solar Initiative(CSI) Thermal Program for Commercial Swimming Pool Heating
• Rebates cover 50% of system costs, or more
• Includes multi-family residential, commercial, governmental, educational and non-profit
• Incentives are for gas customers of PG&E.

Learn more about California Commercial Water Heating Rebates,

or call to speak with a Solarponics energy analyst. (805) 466-5595.

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As part of the CSI (California Solar Initiative) Thermal Program, homeowners are eligible for a federal income tax credit of 30% and a state rebate averaging $1,500 on a solar water heating system.

Call to speak with a Solarponics energy analyst. (805) 466-5595

Solarponics offers discount group pricing to select businesses and their employees.

Call Solarponics and ask if your business is listed on our Employer Partners Discount Program. In many cases, one or more emplyee(s) who work at a Employer Partner company, the employee receives a discount of about $400 per system install. This discount is in addition to any state and federal rebate or tax incentive.

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Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Your solar energy analyst will present you with the discount, incentive or rebate that will save you the most money, maximizing your investment.

$50 to $100 rebate on select Pentair Variable Speed and Flow Pumps.

Limited time offer. Get $100 backŦ on select IntelliFlo and IntelliPro variable speed pumps, including the IntelliFlo and IntelliPro VSF variable speed and flow pumps. Qualifying purchase(s) must be made from and installed by Solarponics between April 1, 2018, and September 30, 2018. Online purchases do not qualify for a rebate. You must redeem within 30 days of purchase to qualify for a $100 Pentair Visa® Prepaid Card. Get $50 backŦ on the popular SuperFlo and SuperMax VS variable speed pumps. Qualifying purchases must be made between April 1, 2018, and September 30, 2018. Must redeem within 30 days of purchase to qualify for a $50 Pentair Visa* Prepaid Card.


Recieve one FREE Panel with purchase of your Heliocol Solar Pool Heating System. The best just got better. Heliocol panels allow you to start your summer early and end your summer late. The Summer Savings offer is good for a limited time only, however, the extended swim season is available anytime.

System must be at least 300 square feet. Only available on Heliocol systems purchased between July 1 – August 31, 2018 and installed by September 30, 2018. Your Solarponics energy analyst will fill out and submit all necessary paperwork for your summer incencive FREE Heliocol panel. Call your Solarponics energy analyst for a free quote. (805) 466-5595, or email


TWO FREE PANELS SPECIAL: Homeowners who sign a contract for a solar PV system between 05-01-2018 and 06-30-2018, using Solarponics standard stock panels will receive two free solar PV panels with their solar energy install. Minimum installation size is 10 panels, or 2.9 kW (ex: 10 panel system, two of those 10 are free panels). Two free panel discount is deducted after system is sized and designed to the appropirate size for the home and homeowner savings. Installation must be at the homeowners primary residence within our service area. The two free panels will be installed as part of the system. Not valid on current proposals. Not valid with any other offer or discount. Two free panel offer must be approved at time of contract signing. Does not affect a homeowner’s eligibility for the 30% federal tax credit. Solarponics pays the sales tax on the two free panels. No cash equivalent or substitutions. PROGRAM DATES- 05-01-18 thru 06-30-18. Offer expires 06-30-2018. Redemption code: Summer2

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