South Carolina embraces solar energy with over 130,000 homes being powered by solar and counting! With South Carolina being one of the best in solar tax credits and rebates, along with an effort to educate and help homeowners, many are turning to solar even more.
As of January 1st, Duke Energy is offering a $.60/watt residential solar rebate to Charleston residents. Depending on the size of your solar panel system you can expect to receive a rebate between the amount $4,800 and $6,000 dollars from Duke.
When you add the 25% tax credit from the state, the tax credit from the federal government, and additional savings from Blue Raven Solar going solar has become an easy decision for Charleston residents.
Every month our solar company is working with people just like you to slash monthly utility bill costs. Our focus is helping homeowners save with solar, but like you, we are also working hard to help the city of Charleston achieve its goal of “[becoming] a global leader in environmental sustainability.” Solar costs have dropped by 55% over the last five years to make solar more affordable and allowing more Charleston homeowners to help sustain the environment.
The federal tax credit has been increased and extended for 10 years, so it’s time to take control of your utility bill. There has never been a better time to go solar in Charleston.
Other cities we service in South Carolina:
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Save tens of thousands of dollars over your lifetime.
BluePower Plus+™ is the most innovative and cutting edge solar financing product on the market. Our BluePower Plus+ plan combines the best financing aspects of a third party owned solar lease, called a power purchase agreement (PPA), with the superior return and flexibility of solar ownership.
With BluePower Plus+™ you will get 18 months of free solar power, transforming your utility bill into monthly savings you can count on. Learn more about the cost of solar for your home by contacting Blue Raven Solar Charleston, SC, as the price differs for each system installed.
SmartStart from Blue Raven Solar is the best way to save money with solar from day one. The first 18-month solar payment is a low, promotional amount offered by the lender. We extend the promotion an additional 42 months by sending you a monthly check to keep your payment the same. This unique five year offer is exclusively from Blue Raven Solar.
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Blue Raven Solar came to Charleston, South Carolina in the summer of 2016 and we’ve never looked back. In fact, Charleston has quickly become one of our biggest offices, with our environment-loving neighbors joining the solar revolution, as well as our friends who are just interested in saving money.
Blue Raven Solar is among the most well-reviewed, fastest-growing solar companies in the nation (among the top suppliers on SolarReviews and Google for Charleston). As a full-service in-house solar provider, we do not outsource our work to any contractors. This means a speedy installation—1 to 2 months in most cases—and superior customer service for you. We take care of design, permitting, engineering, electrical, installation, paperwork, and everything else.
It’s been a few years now since we opened our Charleston, Blue Raven Solar office, and while there are many reasons why we’re here, these are the biggest:
Few other cities in the country are committed to making the switch to clean, renewable energy like Charleston. The city has committed to an 80 percent reduction in emissions by 2050, and is considering a plan for 100% renewable energy.
The customer experience sets Blue Raven Solar from the rest of the solar energy industry. While there are many local solar companies to choose from, we believe that our commitment to better solar technology helps Blue Raven Solar rise above other solutions.
With beautiful beaches, lots of sun, and several solar incentives, South Carolina is a great place to go solar! With utility bills increasing, Blue Raven Solar offers affordable solutions that will save Charleston residents money and cut their utility bill forever. When homeowners combine federal tax credits with state tax credits, they’ll be sure to save big on their solar system.
Net metering is applicable to all South Carolina residents. Every residential solar owner is entitled to credits for excess energy production. Those credits will be applied to the homeowner’s next utility bill and if there are excess credits at the end of the year, homeowners receive compensation.
South Carolina is one of the few states to offer state tax credits for going solar. The tax credit covers 25% of the cost of your solar system and can be carried over for up to ten years if you don’t pay enough in taxes in any one year.
By owning your own solar system, you qualify for tax deductions from the government. The federal government lets owners deduct 30% of the cost of installing a rooftop solar-electric generator, including the cost of any necessary remodeling or retrofitting work associated with the solar installation, from your federal income taxes. Thus, if you were to spend $10,000 dollars on your system, you will receive a $3,000 tax credit. As an added bonus, many states allow for households with solar units to qualify for a deduction on their state income taxes as well.
If you still have your doubts, don’t hesitate to get a free online estimate with Blue Raven Solar. It is our mission to help homeowners across the nation determine whether solar is a smart investment for your unique home and situation.
At Blue Raven Solar, we are committed to helping our customers start saving immediately. We provide multiple ways to finance your new panels. Blue Raven Solar offers customers the Bluepower Plus+ option, which pays for customers’ first 18 months of solar loan payments. During these 18 months, the only cost that customers will have is a small monthly charge of around 10 dollars to have your panels stay connected to the grid.
There is no better time to go solar in South Carolina and Blue Raven Solar is your go-to company for solar panel installation. We make sure you save money in the long run by installing efficient photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, inverters, and other equipment. This also adds to your home resale value should you decide to move.
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.
Your solar panel system is customized for your home, budget, and lifestyle. Our survey team comes to your home to gather information, ensure the best positioning possible, and finalize the design of your custom solar array. Blue Raven Solar customers deserve the best, so we offer only one level of quality: top-of-the-line. We use modern black solar panels, which are higher quality and blend in with your roof. The system also includes a 25-year manufacturer warranty along with a production guarantee, a workmanship warranty, and a roof penetration warranty.
How solar energy works is a combination of technology, economics, and customer service. But it begins with the sun beaming enough energy to earth each hour to power global civilization for a year. With the right equipment, you can harness your share of it and power your life on sunlight. Blue Raven Solar combines all those into a hassle-free experience to make going solar almost as easy as flipping a switch.
Photovoltaics, power inverters, net metering, and photons from the sun create a clean, renewable power source for homeowners. Switching to solar shrinks utility bills and your carbon footprint while boosting the value of your home.
Falling equipment prices, lucrative tax incentives, and attractive financing make solar energy more accessible to average homeowners than ever. In today’s energy market, rooftop solar often pays back its initial price in just a few years.
Going solar happens in steps: consultation, design, permitting, installation, inspection, and energization. Each step involves its own process. When you go solar with Blue Raven Solar, our team works hard to keep the whole experience trouble-free.
At Blue Raven Solar this is the heart of what we believe: our nation’s current power generation is not sustainable. As a nation, we still get over 60% of our electricity from the burning of fossil fuels.
Regardless if one believes in global warming or not, we can all agree that the toxic pollution that these carbon-based energy sources spew into the atmosphere is not a good thing. The simple test is this: would you like your family to live next to a coal-fired power plant?
Standard electricity is produced from fuels like coal, oil, and natural gas. When burned, these fuels emit chemical gases causing pollution and harm to our environment. Fossil fuels are not only destructive to the environment, but they are also a limited resource. Solar electricity is by far one of the cleanest forms of energy.
South 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! As America’s #1 solar installer, we continue to grow throughout South Carolina, so please get in touch to find out how we can serve you.
We provide solar in many area within and near Charleston, including Summerville, Goose Creek, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, Wando, Johns Island, Beaufort, and more.
It’s time to take control of your electricity costs in 2020 with Blue Raven Solar. Give us a call or request a free custom quote. It only takes a couple of minutes to find out how much you could be saving with one of the top companies in the solar industry.
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