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5 Best solar companies in Topanga, CA (2023 ranking)

UPDATED JANUARY 2023

There are plenty of solar companies out there – check out this updated ranking for the top rated solar installers in Topanga, CA based on shopper preferences. Compare customer ratings, company tiers, and genuine customer feedback to see which installer is the best fit for your solar project.

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14 companies
1,852 customer reviews
5.0 average rating

Solar companies in Topanga, CA 2023

  • Glendale, CA
    Established 2008
    Elite+ Installer
    Since 2008, Solar Optimum continues to be the leader in supplying solar energy systems, back-up battery storage and roofing for homeowners and businesses in California, Nevada and Arizona. Our team is made up of professionals that aim to protect the environment with the latest technologies as well as offer immediate and long-term savings to the consumer.

    * THREE-Time Winner: 2022, 2021 and 2020 Panasonic National Installer of the Year
    * Since 2008, Solar Optimum has led the energy revolution acr…

    Elite+ Installer

    Screened & Verified

    Since 2008, Solar Optimum continues to be the leader in supplying solar energy systems, back-up battery storage and roofing for homeowners and businesses in California, Nevada and Arizona. Our team is made up of professionals that aim to protect the environment with the latest technologies as well as offer immediate and long-term savings to the consumer.

    * THREE-Time Winner: 2022, 2021 and 2020 Panasonic National Installer of the Year
    * Since 2008, Solar Optimum has led the energy revolution acr…
  • Chatsworth, CA
    Established 2012
    Elite+ Installer
    With 80 years of combined experience at American Array Solar and Roofing, we put our customers first! We service all of California with 5 locations across the state. We offer an industry leading 30 year warranty. As one of California's top rated Solar and Roofing companies we are partnered with world class solar and roofing manufacturers to bring you the latest, long lasting and high performance technology on the market.

    From residential, commercial to industrial projects, we do them all.

    Elite+ Installer

    Screened & Verified

    With 80 years of combined experience at American Array Solar and Roofing, we put our customers first! We service all of California with 5 locations across the state. We offer an industry leading 30 year warranty. As one of California's top rated Solar and Roofing companies we are partnered with world class solar and roofing manufacturers to bring you the latest, long lasting and high performance technology on the market.

    From residential, commercial to industrial projects, we do them all.
  • Van Nuys, CA
    Established 2017
    Elite+ Installer
    With decades of experience and state wide coverage you can count on us to provide you the best value and fastest turn around times in the industry. Our team works hard so you don't have to. With thousands of jobs behind our belt we have the purchasing power to bring the best price to you. We have access to almost every single financing option out there and will shop the best deal for you. Give us a chance and we won't let you down.

    Elite+ Installer

    Screened & Verified

    With decades of experience and state wide coverage you can count on us to provide you the best value and fastest turn around times in the industry. Our team works hard so you don't have to. With thousands of jobs behind our belt we have the purchasing power to bring the best price to you. We have access to almost every single financing option out there and will shop the best deal for you. Give us a chance and we won't let you down.
  • Canoga Park, CA
    Established 1987
    Elite+ Installer
    NRG Clean Power is on a mission to change the way energy is produced, consumed and stored. We believe that energy production should be decentralized, deregulated, affordable and most importantly, renewable. Complete energy independence is our goal. Solar, The Smart Way ™.

    Dedicated project managers will guide you through the project that includes a lifetime warranty to protect your investment. This is solar, the smart way!
    *Fully licensed electricians (C-10 license Class)
    *A+ Rating by the Bet…

    Elite+ Installer

    Screened & Verified

    NRG Clean Power is on a mission to change the way energy is produced, consumed and stored. We believe that energy production should be decentralized, deregulated, affordable and most importantly, renewable. Complete energy independence is our goal. Solar, The Smart Way ™.

    Dedicated project managers will guide you through the project that includes a lifetime warranty to protect your investment. This is solar, the smart way!
    *Fully licensed electricians (C-10 license Class)
    *A+ Rating by the Bet…
  • Sherman Oaks, CA
    Established 2004
    Elite+ Installer
    Our company experience and expertise comes from years of installing different products and working on all types of roofs as a subcontractor installer for some of the biggest brands and companies in the industry.
    And this is what set us apart from most companies out there is begin vertical direct installer.

    We are NOT a marketing or home improvement company with a huge sales force that needs to be paid commissions.
    We buy directly from manufacturers, using only the best brand and products and e…

    Elite+ Installer

    Screened & Verified

    Our company experience and expertise comes from years of installing different products and working on all types of roofs as a subcontractor installer for some of the biggest brands and companies in the industry.
    And this is what set us apart from most companies out there is begin vertical direct installer.

    We are NOT a marketing or home improvement company with a huge sales force that needs to be paid commissions.
    We buy directly from manufacturers, using only the best brand and products and e…
  • Valencia, CA
    Elite Installer
    For many families, solar can be a “no brainer.” Here at Titan Solar Power, we are setting the standards for the relatively young residential solar industry. Over the past 36 years, we have helped more homeowners own their power than any other company nationwide.

    When it comes to solar in the US, Titan is a name you can trust on your paperwork to protect your family against the never-ending, always-increasing utility inflation.
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    Elite Installer

    Screened & Verified

    For many families, solar can be a “no brainer.” Here at Titan Solar Power, we are setting the standards for the relatively young residential solar industry. Over the past 36 years, we have helped more homeowners own their power than any other company nationwide.

    When it comes to solar in the US, Titan is a name you can trust on your paperwork to protect your family against the never-ending, always-increasing utility inflation.
  • Los Angeles, CA
    Established 2017
    Elite Installer
    With an unmatched 60 DAY INSTALLATION GUARANTEE and 25 YEAR MONEY BACK PRODUCTION GUARANTEE it is clear why our customers have made us the fastest growing solar company in the U.S.
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    Elite Installer

    Screened & Verified

    With an unmatched 60 DAY INSTALLATION GUARANTEE and 25 YEAR MONEY BACK PRODUCTION GUARANTEE it is clear why our customers have made us the fastest growing solar company in the U.S.
  • Canoga Park, CA
    Established 2014
    Advanced Installer
    As a family run business, we care most about the LEGACY we leave behind for you.

    As a builder (general contractor), we love what we do and we're excited that our work often lasts longer than most people live in their homes. Also, because we're EXPERT BUILDERS, the warranty on any roof work we do is not violated once the solar is installed because we do both together.

    At the end of the day what are you buying? Energy! So, what is your solar worth if you don't get a guarantee on…
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    Advanced Installer

    Screened & Verified

    As a family run business, we care most about the LEGACY we leave behind for you.

    As a builder (general contractor), we love what we do and we're excited that our work often lasts longer than most people live in their homes. Also, because we're EXPERT BUILDERS, the warranty on any roof work we do is not violated once the solar is installed because we do both together.

    At the end of the day what are you buying? Energy! So, what is your solar worth if you don't get a guarantee on…
  • San Fernando, CA
    Established 2011
    Advanced Installer
    LA SOLAR GROUP and Its subsidiary companies are one of the highest-rated solar companies in California, Nevada and now in Texas.

    With over 200+ installations each month, most of our business comes directly from referrals of satisfied customers.

    We are an INC 5000 company as one of the fastest-growing businesses for 7 straight consecutive years. LA SOLAR GROUP and its subsidiaries are committed to designing the most cost-effective and productive solar solutions for your home. We take a conserv…
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    Advanced Installer

    Screened & Verified

    LA SOLAR GROUP and Its subsidiary companies are one of the highest-rated solar companies in California, Nevada and now in Texas.

    With over 200+ installations each month, most of our business comes directly from referrals of satisfied customers.

    We are an INC 5000 company as one of the fastest-growing businesses for 7 straight consecutive years. LA SOLAR GROUP and its subsidiaries are committed to designing the most cost-effective and productive solar solutions for your home. We take a conserv…
  • Burbank, CA
    Established 2011
    Approved Installer
    No Reps. No Commission. Better Prices. ™

    * Est. 2011, Green Conception always valued people before profits.
    * Solar Production over 100% of estimated kWh/yr 100% of the time.
    * We Install Solar Panels that are Made in the USA only.
    * A+ Rating on Better Business Bureau with zero complaints.
    * Angie's List Super Service Award Winner


    Products & Warranties Breakdown:

    25 Year Installation & Labor Warranty
    25 Year Roof Penetration Warranty
    Silfab Elite Sol…
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    Approved Installer

    Screened & Verified

    No Reps. No Commission. Better Prices. ™

    * Est. 2011, Green Conception always valued people before profits.
    * Solar Production over 100% of estimated kWh/yr 100% of the time.
    * We Install Solar Panels that are Made in the USA only.
    * A+ Rating on Better Business Bureau with zero complaints.
    * Angie's List Super Service Award Winner


    Products & Warranties Breakdown:

    25 Year Installation & Labor Warranty
    25 Year Roof Penetration Warranty
    Silfab Elite Sol…
  • VENTURA, CA
    Established 2004
    Approved Installer
    We may be new to Energy Sage, but we've been providing excellent solutions for our solar customers for over 17 years.

    Since 2004, we have been providing outstanding customer service to our valued customers. Our highly experienced solar educators will help you collect the data you need to make intelligent decisions for your home’s specific solar requirements.

    If financing is your preferred method of payment, we will help you to fully understand all aspects of financing. We protect ou…
    Approved EnergySage badge

    Approved Installer

    Screened & Verified

    We may be new to Energy Sage, but we've been providing excellent solutions for our solar customers for over 17 years.

    Since 2004, we have been providing outstanding customer service to our valued customers. Our highly experienced solar educators will help you collect the data you need to make intelligent decisions for your home’s specific solar requirements.

    If financing is your preferred method of payment, we will help you to fully understand all aspects of financing. We protect ou…
  • Santa Monica, CA
    Established 2007
    Advanced Installer
    At AWS Solar we speak Solar. We are NABCEP certified installers and we install just high-quality solar panels. Manufacturers of solar panels provide a 25 years warranty for their solar modules while the lifetime expectation of solar panels is more than 50 years
    At AWS Solar we are passionate about solar power systems. It’s hard to match our expertise with the latest products to protect the roof and to install the most efficient solar power systems.

    We monitor and guarantee the output of your sola…
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    Advanced Installer

    Screened & Verified

    At AWS Solar we speak Solar. We are NABCEP certified installers and we install just high-quality solar panels. Manufacturers of solar panels provide a 25 years warranty for their solar modules while the lifetime expectation of solar panels is more than 50 years
    At AWS Solar we are passionate about solar power systems. It’s hard to match our expertise with the latest products to protect the roof and to install the most efficient solar power systems.

    We monitor and guarantee the output of your sola…
  • Los Angeles, CA
    Established 2017
    Approved Installer
    Fully integrated solar installation company and the future of utilities. GIM provides full turn key solar installation systems and maintenance. Employing our own electricians and installer allows us to provide an elevated experience. With our own roofing division we are able to bring customers a full service option to update the roof before installing solar. Using top tier 1 products allows us provide quality over quantity to give homeowners peace of mind knowing their system will produce for the next 30 y…
    Approved EnergySage badge

    Approved Installer

    Screened & Verified

    Fully integrated solar installation company and the future of utilities. GIM provides full turn key solar installation systems and maintenance. Employing our own electricians and installer allows us to provide an elevated experience. With our own roofing division we are able to bring customers a full service option to update the roof before installing solar. Using top tier 1 products allows us provide quality over quantity to give homeowners peace of mind knowing their system will produce for the next 30 y…
  • Temecular, CA
    Established 2016
    Approved Installer
    Words are cheap. We've seen standard install practices, and we're not impressed. We go beyond the standard by implementing a 5-point quality check on all of our installations. We guarantee every project will follow this process, making each installation a cut above the rest. We've installed over 11,000 solar projects and saved our customers over $5MM on their energy bills. We're excited to help you start your solar journey and start saving.
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    Approved Installer

    Screened & Verified

    Words are cheap. We've seen standard install practices, and we're not impressed. We go beyond the standard by implementing a 5-point quality check on all of our installations. We guarantee every project will follow this process, making each installation a cut above the rest. We've installed over 11,000 solar projects and saved our customers over $5MM on their energy bills. We're excited to help you start your solar journey and start saving.

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How we determine the best solar companies in Topanga, CA

At EnergySage, we care about connecting solar shoppers to high-quality solar energy companies. As such, any solar installers we list above are active on the EnergySage Marketplace in Topanga, CA and are pre-screened by our team.

What does it mean to be “pre-screened”? We evaluate every solar panel company to ensure that they’ll provide quality service to EnergySage users. These high-quality installers are approved based on their years of experience, licensing and insurance, reputation, and certifications. When bringing new installers into the EnergySage Marketplace, here’s how we ensure our partners are the best of the best:

  • At least three years of experience installing solar
  • Licensed and insured for solar installations
  • NABCEP certified
  • Reputation for excellent customer service and quality solar installations
  • Installs high quality solar equipment

Our rating tiers

Choosing the right installer can be difficult, especially when you’re deciding between multiple top-notch companies on EnergySage. To make it easier, we created a unique rating system that evaluates our partners’ performance based on real data from our Marketplace.

Elite+ installers are the most experienced, chosen, and celebrated companies on the Marketplace, having provided exceptional service to a high volume of shoppers for at least a year.

Elite installers earn top ratings from customers, endorsements from vendors, and win customers more frequently than their peers.

Advanced installers are among the top half of companies on the Marketplace for responsiveness, reputation, results.

Approved installers passed our rigorous screening criteria for experience, licensing, and positive reviews.

How to pick the best solar installer

When you’ve already narrowed down your options to reputable installers and are trying to decide which quote to move forward with, here are three final considerations that distinguish the best from the rest:

workmanship warranties for solar panels

Workmanship warranties

What is covered and for how long?

In the unlikely event there’s an issue with your solar panel system, it’s important to know who to call if something goes wrong. There are multiple warranties that come with your solar energy system, from manufacturer warranties for different components to workmanship warranties from your installer.

The workmanship warranty is specific to the work the installer performs, and is typically somewhere between one and 10 years. Be sure to check with your installer to see what’s included in the warranty, if there are any exclusions, and if there’s any cost to you in the event they have to come out and check on or replace some equipment.

house with solar installers and solar panels

The use of sub-contractors

Which crew will install your system?

In some instances, solar installers will rely on subcontractors to perform some, or all, of the work included during your solar installation. Don’t let this put you off: it’s entirely standard procedure in the industry. What is alarming, though, is a lack of transparency from installers about who will install your system and why they use subcontractors.

When you’ve narrowed down your list of potential solar installers, be sure to ask who will install the system–their own crew or subcontractors–and, if they use subs, ask why they do, what portion of the install the subcontractors will complete, and what oversight the company you purchase your system from has over the subcontractors. At the end of the day, the most important question is who will stand behind the quality of your installation.

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Expertise

How does each installer tailor their system to your needs?

Beyond ensuring that your solar installer has all of the appropriate licenses and industry-specific certifications, it’s important to work with a solar installer who has experience custom designing systems to fit their customers’ needs.

When you’re comparing your options, the best installers will work with you to understand your needs, as well as how solar fits your overall energy plans. Make sure your solar installer provides a consultative, professional solar experience, and if you’re also purchasing a solar battery system, they have proven experience with those products too.

By doing the legwork for you, EnergySage makes it easy to find reputable solar installation companies in Topanga, CA. We’ve already vetted all of our installer partners, and keep a close watch over their performance to ensure their installations and customer satisfaction are up to the levels that you–and we–expect. Start receiving free quotes from reputable installers in your area by creating an account on the EnergySage Marketplace today.

As of February 2023, the average solar panel cost in Topanga, CA is $2.75/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Topanga, CA ranges in cost from $11,688 to $15,812, with the average gross price for solar in Topanga, CA coming in at $13,750. After accounting for the 30% federal solar tax credit and other state and local solar incentives, the net price you'll pay for solar can fall by thousands of dollars, and with options like a solar loan, solar lease, or power purchase agreement (PPA), you can find the right payment setup for your personal needs.

According to solar shoppers on the EnergySage Marketplace, the top five solar installers in Topanga, CA are:

There are 14 solar companies in Topanga, CA on the EnergySage Marketplace.
On average, solar shoppers in Topanga, CA save $54,838 over the course of 20 years that they would have paid to their utility company. Shoppers who connect with a solar provider in Topanga, CA on the EnergySage Marketplace have a solar payback period of 7.07 years - this means that after this period of time, cumulative electric bill savings pass the upfront cost of the solar power system.
According to a study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), solar quotes from national installers are about 10 percent higher, on average, compared to those provided by local installers. However, if you decide a national installer is the best choice for your home solar panel installation, here are some of the biggest companies to consider: SunPower, Sunrun, Tesla, Trinity Solar, ADT Solar (formerly Sunpro), and Momentum Solar.