Skip to page body Home Customer Service How To Environment Projects & Programs About Us

GoSolarSF Incentive

Solar panels atop Alvarado Elementary School

Useful Links and Documents

New Changes to GoSolarSF (effective January 1st, 2018)

The City of San Francisco wants you to install solar electricity systems on your residence or commercial building and will help lower the out-of-pocket costs for your investment. In order to be eligible for a GoSolarSF incentive, recipients must be actively enrolled (or signed-up for early enrollment) in the CleanPowerSF program or be an existing Hetch Hetchy Power customer.1

GoSolarSF is a City program that has helped residents and businesses install thousands of kilowatts of solar energy on residential, business and nonprofit rooftops across San Francisco, reducing participants’ electricity bills and shrinking the City’s carbon footprint.

Low-income homeowners can save up to 100% off the installed cost of a solar electric system! Learn more!

To Apply:

  • Customers must have a contract with an installer prior to application. Most installers handle the online GoSolarSF application for their customers so please contact your installer for assistance. If you have further questions please contact the GoSolarSF office at or (415) 554-3434.
  • If you already have a login for the online application system, click here.


CleanPowerSF & Hetch Hetchy Residential Basic: $300/kW. Cap: 4.0 kW per meter.
Add on if eligible: Environmental Justice or CalHome Loan $100/kW. Cap: 4.0 kW per meter.
Add on if eligible: City Installer $250/kW. Cap: 4.0 kW per meter.
Add on if eligible: Low-Income $2,000/kW. Cap: 4.0 kW per meter.
Business: $300/kW. Cap: $10,000 per meter and $50,000 per service site.
Nonprofit/Municipal: $1,000/kW. Cap: $50,000 per service site.
Nonprofit Residential: $1,000/kW. Cap: $50,000 per service site.
Multi-Unit Residential Virtual Net Metering: $300/kW. Cap: $300 multiplied by the number of assessed units at the building plus $10,000. Under no circumstances will a building receive more than $50,000.


Para obtener información en español sobre este programa, llame al: (415) 554-3434

Translated text.


1Hetch Hetchy Power customers are San Francisco’s municipal facilities, retail City tenants, residences and businesses in the San Francisco Shipyard and Treasure Island.

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Download Acrobat Reader Download Flash Player Download QuickTime Download Windows Media Player Download Microsoft Silverlight Download Word Viewer Download Excel Viewer Download PowerPoint Viewer
Last updated: 12/29/2017 10:04:54 AM