Storage in
San Francisco, CA

Updated 5/5/2024

How much do storage systems cost in San Francisco, CA in 2024?

As of May 2024, the average storage system cost in San Francisco, CA is $1250/kWh. Given a storage system size of 13 kWh, an average storage installation in San Francisco, CA ranges in cost from $13,812 to $18,688, with the average gross price for storage in San Francisco, CA coming in at $16,250. After accounting for the 30% federal investment tax credit (ITC) and other state and local storage incentives, the net price you'll pay for solar can fall by thousands of dollars.

Importantly, these costs are typical for shoppers comparing storage quotes on the EnergySage Marketplace. When you compare quotes for solar panels and batteries on EnergySage's competitive marketplace, you can expect to see prices up to 20% lower than working with a single company.

Average storage system cost by system size in San Francisco, CA

System Size System Cost System Cost (after ITC)
10 kWh $12,500 $8,750
13 kWh $16,250 $11,375
20 kWh $25,000 $17,500
26 kWh $32,500 $22,750
Note: you can't claim the federal tax credit without installing solar panels alongside a battery system. Learn more about local CA incentives, tax credits & rebates.

2024 average solar + storage cost in San Francisco, CA

$20,840 - $60,300

There are several variables that impact the price you pay for a solar + storage system: the quality of the equipment you install, the type of inverters you choose, and the storage capacity and chemistry of your battery. This is an average price range for solar + storage installations in your area, and the specifics of your project will change the final price you pay.

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Top 5 quoted battery models in San Francisco, CA

Enphase Energy IQ Battery 5P
Tesla Powerwall 2
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Tesla Powerwall+

Top storage system installers in San Francisco, CA

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