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WE’RE HELPING PEOPLE IN COLUMBIA GET MAXIMUM SOLAR SAVINGS WITH NO UPFRONT COSTS

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Why Residential Solar Might Be The New Columbia Yellow Gold

 

Have you heard of Columbia’s climate action campaign (CPAC)? The city is on a mission, encouraging all Columbians to improve the local environment through conservation and clean energy. Columbia touts an impressive goal “to power [the] city with 100% renewable power by 2036.” This example of green energy efficiency has motivated locals all over the city and surrounding area to go solar. Residential solar panels help protect the natural beauty of Columbia, but it’s the utility savings that are driving more and more Columbians to the new Yellow Gold of the sun.

 

As of January 1st, Duke Energy is offering a $.60/watt residential solar rebate to Columbia residents. Depending on the size of your solar panel system you can expect to receive a rebate amount between $4800 and $6000 dollars from Duke. Columbians also enjoy a federal tax credit plus a 25% South Carolina state tax credit. Installing solar in Columbia has become a serious no-brainer. These credits/rebates, along with a 55% drop in equipment costs over the last 5 years, make solar systems affordable and give you energy independence.

 

Blue Raven Solar is proud to be part of an effort to install 1,571 MW of solar in South Carolina over the next 5 years. But what gets us most is excited is seeing big savings on utility bills with residential solar in Columbia. Solar has become the new Columbia Yellow Gold that frees your cash to do more of what you enjoy. Whether it’s a stroll in the park, a night at the Colonial Life Arena, traveling, or just spending more time with family… solar panels give you options.

 

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YOU WILL SAVE MONEY

Save tens of thousands of dollars over your lifetime.

BluePower Plus+™ is the most innovative and cutting edge solar financing product on the market by far. Here’s why…

 

Our BluePower Plus+ plan combines the best financing aspects of a 3rd 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 us, as the price differs for each system installed.

SmartStart from Blue Raven 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. The SmartStart program from Blue Raven Solar extends the promotion an additional 42 months by sending you a monthly check to keep your payment the same. This unique 5 year offer is exclusively from Blue Raven Solar.

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“Installation was beautifully done. The panels look really good on my roof. The salesman answered all my questions and was honest. Did not make exaggerated promises and claims like the other solar companies.”
-Selena Miller

Our Columbia Google Reviews

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Based on 48 reviews
JAN B.
JAN B.
17:00 21 Dec 21
The crew was prompt, polite and professional. They explained what they were doing and answered all our questions politely and patiently.Great... service.read more
Andy L.
Andy L.
17:32 18 Dec 21
Blue Raven has been incredible to work with on our solar install. Not only did they do an incredible job with the installation itself (even... completing the work earlier than anticipated), but they also coordinated every aspect of the financing, permitting, and final inspection. I cannot recommend them highly enough for anyone who is interested in a solar installation but felt it to be overly confusing or costly.read more
Robert R.
Robert R.
19:35 16 Dec 21
Great company from estimate to instal, billing to customer service
Lisa D.
Lisa D.
16:07 29 Oct 21
Great to work with, very professional. Our system is wonderful and our utility bills are even better! Went from $80-$120 per month on electricity to... on average $12 per month. Panels are low profile and look quite nice on the roof. Highly recommend!read more
Michael D.
Michael D.
01:20 26 Sep 21
I live in Oregon and my electric bill for every month since April, 2021 to September, 2021 has been $13.05 and that is the minimum electric... provider's bill for having the hook-up with them. In other words, my Blue Raven Solar array produces more electricity each month than the amount of electricity we use. Our meter is dual, and what power we do not use goes onto the power companies grid, and I get an annual adjustment in my favor. I have a Smart Thermostat that was installed by Blue Raven Solar and it has a motion detector that detects when we are not in the house, and it has a "vacation setting" I can activate when we are away from home for more than a day.read more
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ABOUT BLUE RAVEN SOLAR IN COLUMBIA

How can we describe our love for the city of Columbia? Gamecocks, Yellow Gold barbeque sauce, the southern charm and hospitality, and the best parks in the nation are just some of the things we can’t get enough of. Plus, plenty of sunlight and mild winters make South Carolina homeowners the ideal candidates for solar power.

 

Blue Raven Solar is among the most well-reviewed, fastest-growing solar companies in the nation (among the top suppliers on SolarReviews, Google, and Yelp for Columbia). 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 almost 4 years now since we opened our Columbia, Blue Raven Solar headquarters. And while there are many reasons why we’re here, these are the biggest:

COLUMBIA EMBRACES SOLAR POWER

Columbia is charging toward becoming a city run on 100% clean energy by 2036. Needless to say, that’s very impressive. We just had to be a part of this movement!

COLUMBIA DESERVES THE BEST SOLAR SAVINGS

With our no money down, 18-months free solar power, and energy production guarantee, we knew we could help Columbians like you save money with solar like never before.

COLUMBIA VALUES SOLAR QUALITY

While there are many local solar companies to choose from, we believe that our commitment to top-quality solar panels and better solar technology helps Blue Raven Solar rise above other solutions.

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ARE SOLAR PANELS WORTH IT IN SOUTH CAROLINA?

With enough solar to power over 170,000 homes and over 3,300 solar jobs in the state, Blue Raven Solar is one of the nation’s leaders for solar power. In addition to monthly savings, Columbia residents can save on their solar panels through the federal investment tax credit (ITC), a state tax credit, and additional discounts depending on your utility provider. That being said, are solar panels really worth it in Columbia, South Carolina?

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Determining whether solar is worth it completely depends on a homeowner’s situation. At Blue Raven Solar, we know that every homeowner is different. So even if a homeowner has a great reason to go solar, sometimes that homeowner’s situation will not permit a viable way to save money by going solar. That is why we pre-qualify each of our customers before they start on their solar journey. Some scenarios that prevent homeowners from going solar are their roof doesn’t get enough sunlight exposure, they don’t have a high enough or taxable income, or their power bill is simply too low.  If a homeowner fits into any of these categories, we recommend that they not move forward with solar. By setting this standard, our customers know what they are getting themselves into before they make any payments.

 

With BluePower Plus+, homeowners can take out a monthly loan that is 5-40% less than their current power bill, meaning that they will still save money every month. In addition to these monthly savings, the BluePower Plus+ program also covers a homeowner’s first 18 months of solar loan payments! This way you can start saving huge amounts of cash immediately. No matter the way you pay for your panels, Blue Raven also makes sure that you qualify for local and national incentives like the federal investment tax credit (ITC), which allows homeowners to use 26% of the cost of their solar system as a tax credit for the following year. When you combine all of the offerings that Blue Raven Solar provides, homeowners can save thousands of dollars!

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YOU WILL GET PREMIUM SOLAR EQUIPMENT

There is no better time to go solar in Columbia 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.

Your solar panel system is customized for your home, budget, and lifestyle. Our solar company uses modern black-on-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

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 in Columbia almost as easy as flipping a switch.

THE TECHNOLOGY

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.

THE ECONOMICS

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.

THE SERVICE

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, our team works hard to keep the whole experience trouble-free.

Become Your Own Power Plant

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 67% 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 want to keep their home clean and beautiful, so Columbia homeowners 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 to many areas within and near Columbia such as Lexington, Irmo, Cayce, and Sumter.

It’s time to take control of your electricity costs in 2021 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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Our goal is to make solar energy accessible and affordable for every homeowner. Read the Blue Raven Solar pledge.

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Your Solar Benefits

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With utility bills increasing, Blue Raven Solar offers affordable solutions that will save you money and cut your utility bill forever.

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