Solar Energy Incentives & Rebates

We identify and help you take advantage of any incentive and/or rebate that is available. Solarponics also occasionally has internal solar energy incentives and rebates. Your energy analyst will always present you with the best possible current incentive that you are eligible for to save you the most money.

Valid through 12-31-2022

In a stunning reversal of policy, the federal government extended the solar tax credit for two years, as part of the COVID 19 Relief bill.

The Federal Investment Tax Credit for solar energy will remain at 26% for all solar installs that become operational on or before  01-01-2023.

The Solar Energy Investment Tax Credit is a dollar-for-dollar federal tax credit for solar energy system install on residential or commercial properties that is available through Dec. 31, 2022.

WHO IS IT FOR? The 26% federal tax credit is available to any homeowner in the United States who installs a qualifying solar energy system by December 31, 2022.* The 26% federal tax credit also extends to commercial buildings as well.

EXPIRES: The ITC is set to drop to 22% at the end of 2022, After that, the tax credit drops  to ZERO on 01-01-2024. Don’t wait  to the last minute to go solar. Start saving today,

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(805) 466-5595.

For more details, click here. www.seia.org

* Not all homeowners have the tax appetite to take full advantage of the federal investment tax credit. Please consult your tax professional.

Valid through 12-31-2021

Receive a federal tax credit of 30% of the cost of purchasing and installing an EV charging station (up to $1,000 credit for residential installations, and up to $30,000 credit for commercial installations). Call (805) 466-5595 or click here to GET A QUOTE.

30% federal tax credit logoThe home of the (near) future will have solar energy, an EV charger, battery backup, and an active energy management system. That’s where Solarponics comes in. Installing solar + battery + EV charger at the same time saves money and maximizes your total investment. Level 2 Chargers from $1,400 installed. Tesla Chargers from $1,400 installed.  Less 30% tax credit, final cost from $980 installed.


Tesla Powerwall 2

Tesla Powerwall 2

Homeowners who install battery storage are eligible for a state rebate of up to $1,720 per Powerwall, in addition to the 26% federal tax credit (when installed with solar electric). Example: Tesla Powerwall costs about $14,900 to purchase the equipment and install. Rebates and tax credits reduce the final out of pocket cost to around $10,000, saving almost $5,000. 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.

So Cal Gas Customers: SoCalGas is currently offering up to a $1,000 rebate on an Energy Star certified natural gas tankless water heater.

Your rebate just got bigger! From September 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020, qualifying energy-efficient appliance purchases will receive an extra 50% rebate. No extra steps are needed –  your increased rebate will be automatically calculated. Call Solarponic today.

Solarponics installs the most efficient and cost-effective on-demand water heaters as part of our energy management product portfolio. Call (805) 466-5595 or CLICK HERE for a free quote.

[2] Qualifying tankless water heaters include:
  • $400 Rebate: High efficiency models that meet a minimum Uniform Energy Factor of 0.81-0.86
  • $600 Rebate: ENERGY STAR certified models with a Uniform Energy Factor of 0.87 or higher
  • Find qualifying ENERGY STAR natural gas tankless water heaters at energystar.gov.
  • Find qualifying natural gas tankless water heaters at energystar.gov.*

[†] Ask your tax advisor about possible federal tax credits.


The SGIP Resiliency Rebate application program is closed. Current submitted applications must be processed to determine availability of remaining funds. New applications will go an a waitlist, and may be notified of additional funding. Waitlisted application notices may take up to 12 months.

The SGIP Level 7 Battery Rebate is AVAILABLE, but has not opened up to applications yet. Step 7 rebate is $1,980 per Powerwall for ALL California homeowners. Don’t wait until this rebate is also exhausted. Get your application in soon. No fee to submit. Call (8-5) 466-5595.

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last updated 01-02-19

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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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, if one or more employee(s) who work at a Partner company install solar, all employee receives a discount of about $400 average per system install (depending on system size). 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. Expires 12-31-2021.

Deadline: 08-31-20 (subject to change)

If you inquired about a solar energy quote in April, 2020, AND received a rebate offer in the mail, you are eligible for the Free Generator Rebate when you sign a solar contract by 08-31-2020.

The SGIP Resiliency Battery Rebate Program allows for homeowners in a Tier 2 or Tier 3 Fire Threat District and on a well to apply for two FREE Tesla Powerwalls. BUT, this leaves a lot of homes that are NOT on a well without a backup power plan.

If you previously got a quote in April, and have not yet gone solar, but sign a contract to go solar with Solarponics by 08-31-2020, you will receive a free portable gas generator to help keep you safe in any emergency.

A portable generator can provide emergency power for cell phones, laptops, lights, a refrigerator, fans, an emergency radio.

Existing contracts are not eligible. May not be combined with any other offer. WEN 56203i Super Quiet 2000-Watt Portable Inverter Generator w/Fuel Shut Off, CARB Compliant, Ultra Lightweight.

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

Limited time offer. Get $100 back on select IntelliFlo and IntelliPro variable speed pumps, including the IntelliFlo and IntelliPro 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 back 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.


Receive 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 incentive FREE Heliocol panel. Call your Solarponics energy analyst for a free quote. (805) 466-5595, or email samantha@solarponics.com.


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 appropriate 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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KZOZ Radio Promotion: FREE Smart Thermostat – EXPIRED

Nest E Thermostat

Nest E Thermostat can reduce your heating and cooling cots by 5% to 7%.

KZOZ listeners who install a solar energy system from Solarponics between 01-01-19 thru 03-31-19 and mention they heard us on KZOZ, will receive a free Smart Thermostat such as the Nest E (not installed) upon final install payment.



Not valid on current proposals. Not valid with any other offer or discount. PROGRAM DATES- 01-01-19 thru 03-31-19. Solarponics reserves the right to substitute an offer of equal or greater value. No cash value. Offer expires 03-31-2019. Redemption code: KZOZ

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