Rancho Bernardo Solar
Rancho Bernardo is the largest solar neighborhood in San Diego covering 2 zip codes. Poway claims the top rank for the single most installed kilowatts of solar in a single San Diego zip code.
As of March 2010, Rancho Bernardo has 2,705 kilowatts of photovoltaic panels installed. If the average solar panel is 200 watts, that means that there are approximately 13,500 solar panels installed in 92127 and 92118. For more information on all of the installed solar in San Diego County, check out the San Diego Solar Map.
Top 10 Areas in San Diego County for Solar
- 92064 Poway
- 92028 Fallbrook
- 92127 Rancho Bernardo (West of the 15)
- 92071 Santee
- 92069 San Marcos
- 92104 North Park
- 92126 Scripps Ranch
- 92118 Rancho Bernardo (East of the 15)
- 92123 Kearny Mesa
- 91911 Chula Vista
Cost of a Solar System in Rancho Bernardo
To get an estimate of price, use our Solar Cost Estimator.
- Currently, the California Solar Initiative rebate for solar installations in Rancho Bernardo is $1.10/watt, and this is based on the AC size of your solar panel installation. This rebate covers approximately 15% of the upfront cost.
- The Federal Government then gives you a 30% Investment Tax Credit on the rest of the price of your solar system.
- You only spend about 55-60% of the total cost and you reap all of the benefits of a residential solar installation.
Benefits of a Solar Energy Installation
If your electric bill is over $100 per month, then you can benefit from an installation of a solar electric system.
A solar installation will….
- Reduce or even eliminate your electric bill
- Hedge against future energy rate increases
- Increase the value of your home
- Provide clean, renewable energy for your family
Why is Rancho Bernardo a Great Area for Installing Solar Panels?
- Rancho Bernardo is not too hot, as heat can reduce the efficiency of the solar modules
- Rancho Bernardo is far enough away from the ocean that it doesn’t get the major effects of the marine layer
- Homeowners in Rancho Bernardo are family-oriented, live in their homes for many years and care about the environment
- Rancho Bernardo residents know each other and discuss the benefits of a solar installation within their circles
Get a Quote for a Solar System Installation
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