Monalee is waiving the security deposit ($100 value) on new solar projects. Promotion expires 6/18/24.

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California homeowners can benefit from
a 30% Solar Tax Credit in 2024

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California Solar Incentives

In California, now is an ideal time to invest in solar. In addition to statewide incentives, California homeowners are able to benefit from a 30-percent Solar Tax Credit in 2024, therefore helping them achieve a return of investment (ROI) faster. California is also the sunniest state in the U.S. which means that homeowners with a solar system are set up for success from day one. With the roll-out of NEM 3.0, it’s also possible to earn credits for every time you offload excess energy to your area’s power grid.

California electric rates continue to rise. In 2023 they were up 14-percent, with rates scheduled to increase 17.6-percent in 2024. California has also experienced an increase in the frequency (and length) of power outages in recent years. Many homeowners who go solar ultimately decide to add a battery storage system with ‘blackout protection’—a feature that allows the battery to power one’s home without being connected to the local grid.

California at a Glance

+78%

The increase in California residential electricity bills from 2010 to 2020.

+12.8%

California’s electric rates scheduled to increase in 2024.

17.6%

Average ROI of going solar with Monalee

Monalee in California

By leveraging powerful machine learning and removing salespeople and system designers from the process, we are able to secure the same solar panel systems for homeowners at half the price compared to the top traditional solar companies in the U.S., making us the fastest, most efficient way to go solar.

While we may be up to 50% less than other solar companies, we never compromise on quality. We use premium equipment such as Tier 1 Mitrex 405W solar panels, Tesla inverters, and Tesla Powerwall 3 batteries.

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California Solar Incentives, Rebates, and Tax Credits

Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)

Qualified homeowners in California are eligible for a tax credit of up to 30% of the total cost of their system.

The Net Energy Metering
(NEM) program – 3.0

Homeowners can sell excess energy that is produced from their solar system to the local grid and earn credits in return.

Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP)

Applicable for homeowners with a battery storage system, resulting in reduced greenhouse gas emissions and less reliance on the local power grid.

Solar Energy System Property Tax Exclusion

California homeowners who install a solar system will not be taxed on the increase in value of their home.

Single-Family Affordable Solar Housing 
(SASH) Program

This makes it more attainable for low-income single-family homeowners to go solar.

Local Utility Company Rebates

Cash incentives (varies by utility company) to homeowners for running on solar energy. *Applies to San Francisco 
and Sacramento.

Average Timeline

  • Kickoff (1-3 days)

    The first step in our process is in-person site survey. A technician will assess your home’s electrical setup and roof condition.

  • Design (3-5 days)

    Our team creates the optimal electrical design for your solar system, keeping in mind safety and current code regulations.

  • Permitting (1 day – 3 weeks)

    If permitting is required in your county, we compile all necessary documents and submit the application on your behalf.

  • Installation (1-2 days)

    Install crews typically arrive in the morning and spend eight hours installing your solar equipment. Some installs require two days.

  • Activation (1-6 weeks)

    Inspection conducted and Permission to Operate (PTO) from your utility company granted. Time to turn on your system.

The savings are clear

On average, we save homeowners up to 50% off the total price of going solar compared to other companies. This yields an ROI in as little as 3 years.

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Why Homeowners Choose Us

We offer competitive pricing without compromising on the quality of parts and labor.

Savings

Through leveraging powerful machine learning and simplifying the process, we save homeowners up to 50% off the total price compared to competitors.

Simplicity

Going solar shouldn’t be a complicated, cumbersome process. We do the heavy lifting so that our homeowners can enjoy the end result.

Sustainability

When it comes to combating climate change, every little bit counts. Our model makes it possible for U.S. homeowners to live greener.

Security

By partnering with companies like GoodLeap and Mosaic, more homeowners are able to invest in solar and secure financial freedom for their families.

  • Randall L. Verified Buyer
    Mar 27, 2024

    Easy process!

  • George O. Verified Buyer
    Mar 19, 2024

    Fantastic job! I look forward to years of trouble-free solar power.

  • Ricardo R. Verified Buyer
    Mar 15, 2024

    Today I got my solar panels installed up and running just a month since I was talking to the representative helping me with my design! Pretty fast. I'm really happy with the help and support I got from Monalee. The install crew knows exactly what they are doing. They installed the whole system in about 4 hours. They kindly explain how the system will run and they show you how to use the app to monitor your own system! I totally recommend Monalee for your future installs or if you are a new customer and you are looking for the sign to go ahead and start saving money on electric bills. I say go for it!

  • Gina Z. Verified Buyer
    Mar 03, 2024

    Very happy with our new solar panel system!

  • Dennis M. Verified Buyer
    Feb 24, 2024

    Once again, I would like to express my appreciation for your patience and understanding throughout this process. Your prompt and informative response is greatly appreciated.

  • Saqib M. Verified Buyer
    Feb 19, 2024

    I cannot speak to anyone else's experience, but I can say I personally had an overall positive experience with Monalee, and referred them to my neighbor and another friend.

  • Elijah K. Verified Buyer
    Feb 12, 2024

    This almost felt like too good to be true, squeezing it in before the NEM 2.0 cutoff and it being more affordable than the competitors by a good amount. Took maybe 4 months with permits to start installation, but otherwise an awesome experience.

  • Clinton M. Verified Buyer
    Feb 04, 2024

    The guys were awesome and did a great job!

  • Robin S. Verified Buyer
    Jan 27, 2024

    My experience with Monalee was first class. Very good communication and efficient service. My electric bills are very low since getting the installation so I'm very happy.

  • Jacqueline W. Verified Buyer
    Jan 23, 2024

    Installed in less than a month for much less than other companies! Very friendly and professional installers.

Average Rating

4.7

Total Customers

1,900+

Average Install Time

50days

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Through machine learning, we can provide the lowest and most accurate price without speaking to a single salesperson. No bait and switch like other companies.

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Solar Panels
$9,093.00 ($1.75/watt)
*After Federal & State Incentives $3,897.00
System size:
5.2kw
Number of Solar Panels
Tier 1 Black on black
13Panels