The “Crossroads of America” is a big city with a small-town feel located in the heart of the Midwest. It’s home to one of the best agricultural scenes in the country, a growing economy, and a booming sports scene. The solar industry is also growing in Indiana, with enough solar panels to power over 50,000 homes. Solar is projected to grow substantially in the state over the next five years, ranking 11th in the country for projected growth.
If you live in Indiana, you might be thinking that it might not be the best candidate for solar panels. The winters in the Hoosier state can be long and brutal, but there’s good news for homeowners who want to make the switch to renewable energy. Low temperatures are ideal for solar panels, and they will usually heat up and melt off any snow that is covering them throughout the day. Germany, a country that’s not exactly known for its sunny weather, is one of the world leaders in solar power. So, while there may be some less sunny or snow-filled days that might not be ideal for your panels to produce power, they will still perform year-round and save you thousands on your utility bill.
It’s a great time to go solar in Indiana thanks to improved solar policies and financial incentives by the state. Knowing if solar ownership, lease, or a power purchase agreement (PPA) is the best option for your home can be difficult and confusing. Blue Raven Solar is here to help you along every step of the way when switching to solar! Check out the information below about going solar in Indiana.
Cities we service in Indiana:
FEDERAL TAX CREDIT: Yes
STATE TAX CREDIT: Indiana Sales Tax Exemption for electrical generating equipment, renewable energy property tax exemption
ENERGY SAVINGS: Guaranteed
SYSTEM OWNERSHIP: You own it!
BONUS: Energy savings kit includes a smart thermostat and LED light package to save an average of 20% annually on heating and cooling costs.
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For homeowners considering solar in Indiana, there is no better time to make the switch than now. Many local incentives including tax credits and net metering are quickly disappearing, meaning less savings the longer you wait.
In Indiana, all solar panel owners are eligible for net metering. As your system produces excess electricity, it will be sold back to your utility for energy credits. Indiana residents can use these credits to pay for future bills in which their system does not cover all of the costs. Unfortunately, homeowners who go solar after 2022 will not be enrolled in these programs.
By adding a solar system to your home, the overall value of your property increases. Fortunately, in Indiana, solar owners do not have to pay property tax on the increased value from buying solar panels.
With sales tax at 7% in Indiana, solar buyers can save big by not having to pay any sales tax on their system.
Solar easement laws make it so that you can enter into an agreement with your neighbor, allowing you to have continued access to sunshine.
Energy is more than numbers on your utility meter or the cost of your monthly electrical bill. Everything you do to help conserve energy has a major impact on our environment. And as a bonus, it has a positive effect on your finances. Solar power protects you from rising energy costs and increases the value of your home. Less than 3% of the current U.S. population are enjoying the benefits & savings of solar energy. Our joy is knowing that our customers are saving money and reducing their carbon footprint. We want the same for you.
Our Indiana customers will save between $15,000 and $30,000+ over a 25-year period depending on the size of their system and their current home energy use.
We’ll send a solar professional to your home to review your utility bills. Our solar savings analysts will quickly evaluate your bills and your roof to determine if you are qualified for maximum solar savings. If not, we won’t waste your time.
Blue Raven Solar customers deserve the best solar experience, so we offer only one level of quality: top-of-the-line. Our solar arrays are built using only high-end black-on-black, monocrystalline silicon solar panels and Enphase microinverters. When going solar you want high-quality productions at a low price. Going solar with Blue Raven means you get maximum value.
To make your solar energy as dependable as the morning sun, we include a two-year productivity guarantee. Two years after installation, if our systems produce less than our original estimates, we update them with more panels free of charge.
We provide professional installation, and solar equipment warranties to ensure that you experience worry-free solar power system ownership.
Designing a system to meet your daily energy needs and fit the available space is always a custom job. We use the latest satellite imagery and 3D modeling tools to get measurements and create a personalized analysis of your solar energy needs. And, we have the fastest installation times of any Indiana solar company, driven by systems and smart people who know how to get the job done. Your solar project will NEVER “sit” in our pipeline.
From first consultation until flipping the switch on a working solar-energy system, we keep the process as simple and hassle-free as possible. Our field service teams handle building permits, inspections, and every stage of the installation process. You are committed to clean energy and protecting our environment with solar, so we are committed to making sure going solar is fast & easy.
Blue Raven Solar is a local Indiana solar company – local teams, local offices, and local partnerships mean fast panel installation & net metering times, so you can begin saving with solar quickly! We work with your city and county for quick solar permitting turnarounds. We make sure your home is prepped to pass required inspections and ready to quickly connect with local utilities.
Depending on your city, it can take between 6-12 weeks in Indiana to get panels installed on your roof, followed by about 3-5 weeks to get interconnected with your utility to enjoy the benefits of net metering. The longest step is getting approved permits from your city. Rest assured we work with your city or county to expedite the permitting process so you can enjoy the benefits of going solar as soon as possible.
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BluePower Plus+™ combines the best aspects of a 3rd party owned solar lease (or PPA) with the superior return and flexibility of solar ownership. When you own your panels, you reap the benefits such as the federal tax credit and other incentives and rebates, and you know exactly what you’ll pay for the length of your loan.
With BluePower Plus+™ you will get 18 months of free solar power, transforming your utility bill into monthly savings you can count on. Contact us today to see exactly how much you could be saving by switching to clean, renewable energy with Blue Raven Solar!
SmartStart gives you the freedom to extend the 18 month promotion to 5 years! During that time you can pay off your solar if you’d like, or just enjoy your savings.
The customer experience sets Blue Raven Solar apart, and our solar team in Indiana are some of the best.
Going solar is an extensive process, and Blue Raven Solar makes sure that the homeowner is informed every step of the way. We work hard so that you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the savings. From sale to installation and energization, we’re working hard behind the scenes to keep the process moving along every day.
Before we install your solar panels, one of our solar panel experts will set up an initial meeting at your home to ensure you are a good candidate for solar energy. Our expert will also check your home’s electrical status and the condition of your roof. We examine the roofing type, the angle, shading on the roof, along with many other aspects, including your energy usage history, in order to make sure that your solar panel installation is as seamless as possible.
After we verify that your home is a good candidate for solar panel installation, our Indiana design team will work with you to create a maximum efficiency plan for your roof. We will be able to answer any questions that you may have about the solar panel installation process, solar tax credits, or our financing options, including our industry-leading Blue Power Plus+. Once we decide which financing option is best for you and your family, we will create and sign the solar panel installation agreement. We will also take care of all necessary permits.
Our primary goal will always be to take care of our customers. We started this company with the goal of making solar energy accessible and affordable for the average homeowner, and that’s exactly what we intend to do. We want to continue providing you (the customer), with energy that protects the environment, saves you money, and improves the value of your home.
Our mission is to make homeowners’ lives better by reducing their energy bills, by increasing their reliance on clean and abundant renewable energy, and by providing a world-class customer experience through a reliable sales process and a speedy, high-quality installation.
With over 10,000 5-star reviews, the customer experience sets Blue Raven Solar apart from the rest of the solar industry.
“We never had any problems or concerns working with blue raven. Great customer service and support, quick and efficient installation. Very professional, we highly recommend!”
“Awesome! Blue Raven I strongly recommend. From the start with sales to the final Netmetering change, Blue Raven was there to help out. They made all the process with outstanding results. Blue Raven coordinated all the contacts with the city, county, and PGE. The installation went great. Everyone in this company deserves a hardy Well Done! Thank you.”
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