Here are a few numbers showing how popular solar energy is in North Carolina and how much solar energy potential there is on average.
Houses with solar panels
Average monthly energy use per household
Average system size
Energy generated by average sized system
Average solar panel installation$25,964
Average monthly bill without solar$136
Average monthly bill with solar$12
Solar will pay for itself in12 years
The Inflation Reduction Act has made it easier and more affordable than ever to go solar, thanks to a 30% federal tax credit. This means that for every $10,000 you spend on solar panels, you can deduct $3,000 from your federal taxes.LEARN MORE
Net metering policies in North Carolina can help solar panel owners save money and reduce their carbon footprint. When your solar panels generate more electricity than you use, you can send the excess back to the grid and receive credit on your next bill. Just something to keep in mind when considering solar panels.
Getting solar panels may seem complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s what you can expect.
Take a closer look at your energy usage to determine how much solar power you'll require.
Reach out to multiple solar companies to gather quotes and select the one that best fits your needs and budget.
Work with your chosen installer to design a solar system customized to your specific requirements and goals.
Take care of the paperwork and permits required by local authorities before installing your solar panels.
This takes 9 days on average.
Let the professionals handle the installation of your solar panels and related equipment.
This takes 25 days on average.
Have your newly installed solar system inspected to ensure it meets safety and quality standards.
This takes 20 days on average.
Connect your solar system to the electrical grid and start generating clean, renewable energy for your home or business.
This takes 11 days on average.
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