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2021 is the perfect time to go solar with your home! North Carolina is set to install 17 times the amount of solar panels they’ve installed over the last five years.

The state of North Carolina has great weather, beautiful scenery, a booming job market, low cost of living, and some would say the nicest neighbors around. It is also one of the top states in the nation for solar power for a multiple reasons. With great incentives such as net metering, rebates, tax exemptions, and the Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC), North Carolina residents can save big while also reducing their carbon footprint and helping to keep their home state flourishing.


Knowing if solar ownership, lease, or a power purchase agreement (PPA) in North Carolina 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 the Tar Heel State.

North Carolina

Federal Tax Credit: Yes

State Tax Credit: 100% property tax exemption

Rebates: deep discounts depending on utility provider


Blue Raven Solar

Energy Savings: guaranteed

System Ownership: you

Bonus: energy savings kit*
Smart Thermostat** and Home LED Light Package

**Smart Thermostat owners save an average of 23% annually on heating and cooling costs.

We want to make sure you receive the greatest solar savings off your utility bills while helping North Carolina achieve maximum, positive environmental impact.

When you contact Blue Raven Solar we’ll show you how we’ve combined the benefits of solar lease, PPA, and purchase options to create the most powerful residential solar solution for you. We call it BLUEPOWER and it’s revolutionizing the solar industry.


What you can expect when you contact our North Carolina solar company


A qualified sales representative will answer any questions and get details about your home and existing energy consumption


Our solar panel designers will create a maximum efficiency plan for your home


Our highly trained in-house technicians will install your solar panels on your roof


Our solar project coordinators will help you connect your system to the grid


You enjoy your savings and producing clean energy with your solar panels

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Blue Raven Solar, LLC

Electrical Contractor: U.14977

The customer experience sets Blue Raven Solar apart, and our team in North Carolina are some of the best.


Going solar is a 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.


Before we begin installing your solar panels our North Carolina solar panel expert will set up an initial meeting at your home to ensure you are a good candidate for solar energy. Our solar energy expert will also check the electrical status of your home and 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 North Carolina  home is good candidate for solar panel installation, our 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 customized 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.

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Selecting the best solar company in North Carolina to work with is important.

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Our North Carolina customers will save between $15,000 and $50,000+ 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 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 equipment, 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 in North Carolina, you want high-quality productions at a low price. Going solar with Blue Raven means you get maximum value.


To make solar energy as dependable as the morning sun, we include a two-year productivity guarantee. Two years after solar panel 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 North Carolina company, driven by systems and smart solar technicians 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.


We are local North Carolina solar company – local teams, local office, and local partnerships mean fast solar panel installation & net metering times, so you can begin saving with solar quickly!

In Charlotte, Raleigh, and beyond in towns like Zebulon, we are able to work with your North Carolina city and county for quick solar permitting turnarounds. We will also 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 North Carolina 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.


North Carolina Solar Facts

  • Solar companies in North Carolina employ over 3,000 people.
  • In 2015, North Carolina ranked 19th in the nation in MW installed.
  • Installed solar capacity in North Carolina has grown by 261% over the last year.
  • In 2015, $71 million was invested on solar installations in North Carolina. This represents a 157% increase over the previous year, and is expected to grow again this year.
  • There is enough solar energy installed in the state to power 15,000 homes.
  • Over the next five years, North Carolina is expected to install 17 times the amount of solar installed over the last five years, putting them 14th in the nation.
  • Solar PV system prices in the U.S. have dropped steadily – by 12% from last year and 66% from 2010.


The 25 Year Environmental Impact of Installing Solar Power on your Home







Gallons of
gasoline saved


Home electricity
user for 1 year


Trees growing
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Black Panel

Average Upgrade Value $2000 – FREE

  • High performance 285-watt panels
  • Elegant black on black design
  • Performance warranty
  • Highest standards of quality and durability


Solar Savings in North Carolina

Here at Blue Raven Solar, we know that deciding whether a solar system is right for your home usually involves a lot of number crunching and research. Finding each individual rebate or net metering policy for your specific state and city can cost you time and cause a lot of frustration (as many sources are outdated and inaccurate). We’re here to help you decide whether or not solar is a worthwhile investment for your home and situation, not just to sell you solar panels.


North Carolina receives more than the average national sunlight, and its hot summers and moderate winters make the Tar Heel State a great candidate for solar energy. In fact, the solar industry has grown pretty quickly in North Carolina thanks to local and federal incentives. With about 6.5 MW installed, or enough solar to power almost 800,000 homes at the end of 2019, North Carolina is one of the leaders in the nation for solar and continues to grow.


Now that we see North Carolina is a great place to consider residential solar, let’s take a dive into what incentives drive homeowners in the Tar Heel State to go solar:



Net Metering – The three largest electric utilities in North Carolina are required to provide full retail rate net metering to their customers. This means that homeowners with solar can sell back their excess electricity at full value to generate credits for future month’s utility bills. All unused credits get transferred to these utility companies without compensation at the beginning of each summer.


Solar Rebate – Duke Energy offers homeowners $0.60/watt for systems up to 10 kilowatts, meaning that solar customers can save up to $6,000. This rebate is one of the best in the nation and has influenced many homeowners to make the switch to solar.


Building Permit Rebate – Solar system owners in the city of Asheville are eligible for a rebate on the cost of the building permit when installing solar.


Property Tax Exemption – By putting solar on a roof, the value of a home increases immediately. Unfortunately, this means that homeowners will experience an increase in property tax. Luckily, North Carolina allows 80% of this increase in home value to be exempt from property tax.



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.


With the Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and local incentives, North Carolina residents are jumping at the chance to become a part of the renewable energy movement. We’re excited to help you throughout your solar journey and hope to help you make a positive impact on the environment while saving you thousands on your electricity bill!


It is our priority to help our customers become aware of how their current situation connects to solar.  Thus, our number one priority always is the customer, which is why we have over 3,000 5-star reviews across online platforms. If you’ve had a bad experience with a solar company in the past or are looking to start your solar journey with a company that you can trust, Blue Raven Solar is the answer. We’ve spent years perfecting our customer service and prioritize your opinion. If you’ve read the post and are wanting to determine whether solar is worth it for your home and unique situation, we recommend that you start by looking at some more of our solar resources about the cost of going solarthe solar installation process, and more information about our team. You can also request a free solar quote and a solar consultation by filling out an application on our estimate your savings page.

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