Explore solar water heating for your home

With solar water heating, you can save energy and money, and help the environment in the following ways:

 

  • Reduce your water-heating bill by up to 80 percent.*
  • Pay almost 75 percent less for a solar water heating system with the PG&E rebate and a tax credit.**
  • Prevent up to 4,000 pounds of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere.
  • Invest in the future with systems that can last up to 25 years with little to no maintenance.


*This figure is based on a nationwide average.


**You might get a rebate of up to $4,366 and a 30 percent federal tax credit. The tax credit expires Dec. 31, 2019. Contact your tax professional to learn whether you qualify.

 

Find out about how solar water heating works, and get details about costs and rebates.

Visit What you need to know about solar water heating.

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Learn about solar water heating and its benefits

Get detailed information about solar water heating so that you can make an informed decision. Get started before the incentives expire.
DOWNLOAD PG&E'S SOLAR WATER HEATING GUIDE (PDF, 747 KB)

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To get a free estimate with no obligation, use our search tool to find an experienced solar water heating contractor in your area.
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