Getting Started with Solar

SolarCity is America’s #1 full-service solar provider. We make your switch to clean, affordable energy as easy as possible by taking care of you every step of the way.

Steps to get started with home solar systems


Get a free solar consultation

Get a free solar consultation and find out how generating your own solar power can lower your energy costs. SolarCity has flexible payment options including a SolarLease or SolarPPA that let you start for as little as no money down. A Solar Advisor will be happy to get you started on your home solar system.


Have your home solar system custom designed

Every home is unique, so we custom design a home solar energy system specifically to meet your energy needs and savings goals. Our solar experts take care of everything including all of the permits and inspections. They keep you informed and up-to-date all the time.


Get solar panels installed on your roof

Our top-notch residential solar installers put the solar panels on your roof and make sure that you’re all set up. You’re in good hands. Our team is highly trained and have all gone through extensive background checks. They get your home solar system installed as safely and efficiently as possible.


Produce solar power for your home

You’re producing clean solar energy for your home. You’re saving money and the environment. Any extra energy is fed into your neighbor's house. The utility company will pay or credit you for any solar power you feed back into the grid. How cool is that?


Monitor your home solar system

We use our exclusive real-time solar energy monitoring to track your home solar system and make sure it always runs perfectly―guaranteed. You can check your solar energy production at any time and even share it with your friends and family through


Sit back and save money with solar power

Sit back, save money, save the environment and enjoy the sunshine. We take care of your home solar system’s maintenance, repairs and insurance.