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Laguna Beach through Keyhole Cave Pearl: home of the best Orange County solar company.

The Best Orange County Solar Company for Solar Power, Home Battery, HVAC, & Roofing

Baker Electric Home Energy
26300 Katella Ave.
Cypress, CA 90680

Hours of Operation
Mon – Fri: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Sundays

As an Orange County resident, switching to solar panels for your household energy consumption is a wise decision. The money you save on utility bills translates to higher returns on your initial investment of purchasing a solar photovoltaic (PV) panel system. You will trade an expensive utility bill for a much lower monthly solar payment that contributes toward the ownership of your home PV system and qualifies you for the federal solar tax credit

Vector map of Orange County

Selecting a solar PV system that meets your energy needs and your budget is critical to accomplishing your renewable energy goals. That’s why you need a trusted solar partner who can help design the most efficient system for your individual household. 

Baker Electric Home Energy has been serving the Southern California community with energy solutions for 84 years. Our team of local, highly experienced solar consultants provides outstanding customer service, making us the best Orange County solar company. 

We are committed to addressing all your concerns about going solar and determining the right solar PV system for your home. 

How Does Solar Work in Orange County?

Orange County enjoys an average of 278 sunny days a year, making it an ideal location for reaping the benefits of solar energy. As a local resident, you can self-generate heat and electricity for your home and reduce your dependence on electricity from the grid by installing a PV system. However, you will continue your relationship with your utility company.  

Under Net Energy Metering (NEM 2.0), you can send the additional energy you generate with your home solar system back to the utility company and receive credits in return. These energy credits can be used to pay for grid electricity consumed at night when solar panels are not generating electricity. However, you’ll still need to pay some nominal charges that solar cannot offset, like power line maintenance and low-income household assistance. A zero balance for your electric bill is still possible with a correctly designed solar panel installation.  

With Baker Electric Home Energy, a solar installation in Orange County involves four easy steps: Consultation & Design; Engineering; Installation; and Operation. As the best Orange County solar company—with over 16,500 satisfied customers to date—you can rest assured that your home solar installation is in expert hands.

Solar Panel Installation with the Best Orange County Solar Company

A home solar installation is a time- and cost-intensive process that requires in-depth research to account for factors like which brands to consider, your upfront investment, and financing options. At Baker Electric Home Energy, we understand your concerns regarding solar installation and offer a wide variety of products, services, and financing options to help you maximize your solar savings. 

We ensure that your installation process is smooth and hassle-free. Our team of solar consultants meets with you to assess your household’s energy needs and your budget to calculate the cost of solar installation and offer financing options. With Baker Electric Home Energy, you know you’re getting a real estimate from real experts. Our free solar panel cost calculator is customized to reflect the brands we recommend and the professional installation we provide. Check the calculator now to explore your options on solar energy.  

Our Orange County Service Areas

Aliso Viejo | Anaheim | Atwood | Brea | Buena Park | Capistrano Beach | Corona Del Mar | Costa Mesa | Cypress | Dana Point | East Irvine | El Toro | Foothill Ranch | Fountain Valley | Fullerton | Garden Grove | Huntington Beach | Irvine | La Habra | La Palma | Ladera Ranch | Laguna Beach | Laguna Hills | Laguna Niguel | Laguna Woods | Lake Forest | Los Alamitos | Midway City | Mission Viejo | Newport Beach | Newport Coast | Orange | Placentia | Rancho Santa Margarita | San Clemente | San Juan Capistrano | Santa Ana | Seal Beach | Silverado | Stanton | Sunset Beach | Surfside | Trabuco Canyon | Tustin | Villa Park | Westminster | Yorba Linda

At Baker Electric Home Energy, we are proud of our legacy as the best Orange County solar company. Contact us to learn more about installing solar panels for your household, or request a demo today!

Customer reviews

Maurice Y.
Maurice Y.
We were satisfied with solar system installation for our home. Although there were delays due to rainy days, Baker was very communicative via phone calls,… Read more
Kyle C.
Kyle C.
Note: I'm waiting for PTO with my solar system, so this review reflects my experience to date thus far. Had a great experience with Don Inman when I was… Read more
Lynda Damato
Lynda Damato
We are very impressed with the caliber of employees this company employs. It is a BIG investment for anyone who is putting in solar/batteries, etc., so you better get the best and most established company you can. There are solar company horror stories about “here today, gone tomorrow” everywhere you turn, but you won’t be one of them if you go with this 80 year old company. I chose them because they did a huge job for my employer 25+ years ago and I was a part of that build out. The company was very pleased. They’re still providing great service. A VERY special shout-out to Felix Ortiz and Bobby (sorry Bobby, I don’t know your last name). All the other folks who were here were great too. It was apparent that they enjoyed working with each other. Felix offered (and did) to paint the outside conduits to match our house. He was was not required to do it, but he did it to make us happy. You don’t get service like that anymore. Even if we have to swap out a light switch Baker is going to do it! Good job, Baker! Read more
Denise W.
Denise W.
We recently had an issue with our furnace not working and we contacted Baker because we have been so pleased with their work and impressed with their staff… Read more
Shanny L.
Shanny L.
We are very pleased with the service we've received, specifically, from the service manager Josh. We ran into some snags, initially, after Baker became… Read more
Jill Tavolazzi
Jill Tavolazzi
Every step along the way with Baker to install solar has been smooth and efficient. They were straightforward, honest, and kept me up-to-date on everything. I researched solar companies and interviewed 3 of them. I was very impressed with Baker, plus they had the best reviews. Their prices were similar to other companies but they gave me an extra $1,000 off (someone referred me) and I am also going to receive $250 for a referral. I also took advantage of their no down, no interest, no payment offer that gives me 18 months to pay my solar installation costs. That allowed me to use my savings for a new roof and fence that I desperately needed. Go with Baker…you will have no regrets! Read more
Andra C.
Andra C.
Our AC went out last night. Great timing with triple digit temps. Carrier gave us a list of companies to service our AC which was still under warranty…. Read more
Caroline M.
Caroline M.
What a great business to do work with! Their staff has been awesome. I have the pleasure of dealing with Jeremy Denton, from customer service, not only that he is very professional, courteous, knowledgeable and takes ownership of the issue and follows up to get resolution, he also seems like a real genuine and caring person. One cannot hope for more from a business. It is so rare in the recent years to find good customer service, and this company exceeds all expectations. Thank you for putting so much emphasis on selecting the right people for your team. Read more
Pat Reynolds
Pat Reynolds
Gustavo Ruiz and his team (Alfredo, Luis, Roman and Bryan) were all very professional and courteous. They were knowledgeable about their business. They arrived promptly at the job site every morning. They performed an outstanding install. They policed the job site for cleanliness and parts before they left. I would highly recommend Baker Electric and this solar roofing team for future work. Tim Akenson and his team performed the solar electrical component install. The roof team did a great job of arranging and installing the solar panels on the roof. Tim and his team did a clean and organized install of all the electrical conduit and control boxes. The complete electrical install was completed in one day. The job looks great. The system was working properly and producing electrical energy that afternoon under test. Tim’s team was very professional, courteous and efficient in performing their job. I would highly recommend them and Baker Solar for future upgrades to my system. Read more
Pat Reynolds
Pat Reynolds
Gustavo Ruiz and his team (Alfredo, Luis, Roman and Bryan) were all very professional and courteous. They were knowledgeable about their business. They arrived promptly at the job site every morning. They performed an outstanding install. They policed the job site for cleanliness and parts before they left. I would highly recommend Baker Electric and this solar roofing team for future work. Read more
Sherry Kear
Sherry Kear
Friendly and terrific energy. Great communication and knowledge. Straight forward and honest. No up selling. Sending details to our email so we can see what the issues are and make the best decision. A low quote cost that can roll over into service. Will definitely call em again and recommend. Read more
Melissa B.
Melissa B.
11 Aug 2022: Initial Contact – Kevin We just signed the contract with Baker to add solar panels and battery backup to our existing system. Am going to… Read more
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Customer stories

Baker customer
It is just a marvellous thing to have solar during the day, battery at night, basically we are getting free electricity. Working with Baker has just been a fabulous experience. We would highly recommend them. Just great folks.
Baker Customer
Winchester – CA
Baker customer
The communication with the project team was fantastic. We heard from them on a consistent basis. They let us know the steps of the process of putting in the system and what would come next.
Baker Customer
Poway – CA
Baker customers
We did not know a lot about solar. Speaking with our Solar consultant, he was there to answer any of our questions. He was always there when we needed him. Everyone is professional and polite. We could not have gone on with a better company.
Steve and Amy
Baker Customer
El Cajon – CA
#1 in Southern California
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#3 in California
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Awards earned

Baker Electric Home Energy has been recognized on both local and national levels for our outstanding service and contributions to the rise of solar energy in San Diego and across Southern California. Here you’ll find a list of recent accomplishments.

  • 2021, 2019, 2016 Better Business Bureau Torch Awards for Ethics Winner. 2017 International Torch Award Winner, 2015 -Finalist
  • 2017 Inc. 500, 2016 Inc. 5000 (#607), 2015 Inc. 5000 (#1926)
  • 2017, 2016, 2015 San Diego Business Journal Fastest Growing Private Companies
  • 2016 San Diego Business Journal – Best Places to Work in San Diego
  • First SunPower Elite Dealer in San Diego County 2015 – Top Producer
  • 2016, 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award
  • 2021 (#22) Top 500 North American Solar + Storage Residential Contractors from Solar Power World
  • 2021 (#3) Top Residential California Solar + Storage Contractors from Solar Power World
  • 2021 (#1) Top Residential Southern California Solar + Storage Commercial Contractors from Solar Power World
  • 2015 San Diego Metro Magazine – San Diego’s Most Admired Companies

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