It’s a well-known fact that Texans love Texas. Residents of the Lone Star State are known for boasting about their home and their love of freedom, football, and food. And, with enough solar energy to power over 600,000 homes in the state, many homeowners are making the switch to clean renewable energy to save money and keep the environment flourishing. With a growing economy and increasing electricity consumption, Texas is expected to become a nationwide leader in solar energy.
That being said, now is the time to go solar in the Lone Star State! Texas is ranked 4th in the nation for rooftop solar potential! Prices for solar panels have fallen 38% in the last few years and solar continues to become more and more affordable as advances in technology are made. With its hot summers and mostly mild winters, Texas is also the perfect candidate for solar panels to produce optimum energy for your home throughout the entire year. There has never been a better time to go solar in Texas, and Blue Raven Solar is going to help you make the most of your solar purchase.
Knowing if solar ownership, lease, or a power purchase agreement (PPA) is the best option for your home can be confusing. We are here to help you make the best choice.
Cities we service in Texas:
FEDERAL TAX CREDIT: Yes
STATE TAX CREDIT: Property tax exemptions
REBATES: Deep discounts based on your utility provider
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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Here are a few of our favorite facts about Texas: it’s bigger than any European country, it’s the second most populous state in the country, it uses its own power grid separate from the rest of the United States, and it’s the birth place of Dr. Pepper. Texans are proud of their home state and all it has to offer, and many Texans are making the switch to solar energy to save money and to preserve their beautiful home.
That being said, is it worth it to switch to solar in the Lone Star State? Texas is one of the sunniest states in the nation, and with so much sun, solar can help Texans save big on utility bills. But what local incentives do they offer?
Without a statewide law enforcing net metering, many homeowners miss out on programs that help save during less sunny months. Most of Texas’ larger utilities will buy excess production from solar panels at near retail rates.
All solar panels in Texas are exempt from property tax. This means that any extra value added to your home because of your solar array will not be added to your property tax.
Solar rebates in Texas are highly dependent upon where you live. Here are some solar rebates in Texas:
Less than 3% of the current U.S. population are enjoying the benefits & savings of solar energy. Our joy is knowing that Blue Raven Solar customers are saving money and reducing their carbon footprint. We want the same for you.
With the Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) of 30% and these other local incentives, Texas 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!
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 want to discover whether solar is worth it for your home and unique situation, we recommend you start by looking at some of our solar resources about the cost of going solar, the 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.
Our Texas 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 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.
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 Solar 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 installation, if our systems produce less than our original estimates, we update them with more panels free of charge.
We provide professional solar panel 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 competitor, 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 and easy.
Local teams, local office, and local partnerships in Texas mean fast panel installation and net metering times, so you can begin saving with solar quickly!
We have teams dedicated to working with jurisdictions to keep the solar process moving along. We are able to work with your 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 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 team in Texas 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 solar 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 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 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 you are a good candidate for solar panel installation, our design team will work with you to create a maximum efficiency plan for your roof. Blue Raven Solar installations are aesthetically pleasing and positioned for maximum efficiency and power production. 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 5,000 5-star reviews, the customer experience sets Blue Raven Solar apart from the rest of the solar industry.
“Everything was smooth and easy, start to finish. They stayed in contact, communicating every step of the way. They were all great, the install crew was especially professional and easy to work with. So glad I selected Blue Raven.”
“Mike was great to explain things and get the install completed quickly!”
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