Leading The Nation in Solar Energy
North Carolina is #2 in the nation for solar energy with over 5,662 MW of solar installed. That’s enough solar power to produce electricity for over 683,648 homes! Why are so many Asheville homeowners installing solar?
Asheville residents get a rebate on their building permit when installing on their residential properties. Also, as of January 1st, Duke Energy is offering a $.60/watt solar rebate to Asheville residents. Depending on the size of your solar panel system you can expect to receive a rebate between the amount $4800 and $6000 dollars from Duke. When you add in a tax credit from the federal government and additional savings from our solar company, going solar has become an easy decision for Asheville residents. This program is first come, first served, and once Duke Energy runs out of available funds for rebates, solar customers can join a waitlist for the rebate.
Solar costs have dropped by 55% over the last 5 years to make solar more affordable and allowing more Asheville residents to help sustain the environment. Unfortunately, some solar incentives will be decreasing. After 2022, the federal tax credit won’t be so generous, and you never know how long local rebates and incentives will last. It’s time to take control of your utility bill. There has never been a better time to go solar in Asheville than 2021.
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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 by far, and it’s helping Virginians save big by owning their solar panels.
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 panels 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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How do we describe our love for Virginia? The birthplace of the nation is known for its rich history, east coast charm, and friendly citizens. Virginians also love saving money, which makes solar a n0-brainer.
Richmond’s population is growing faster than both the state of Virginia and the United States, and this is thanks to its affordability, booming job market, unique art scene, rich history, and plenty to do year-round for the whole family. Richmond also experiences all four seasons, with hot and humid summers, pleasant falls and springs, and mild winters, which makes it perfect for homeowners to make the switch to solar. Plus, with net metering policies, the federal tax credit, and residential property tax exemption, Richmond homeowners can save thousands of dollars on their solar system.
Blue Raven Solar is among the most well-reviewed, fastest-growing solar companies in the nation. 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.
While there are many reasons why Blue Raven Solar is in Virginia, these are the some of biggest:
With a goal to bring the state’s utility-delivered power to 100% renewable energy by 2045, Virginia is dedicated to renewable energy efforts.
With our no money down, 18-months free solar power, and energy production guarantee, we knew we could help people like you save money with solar like never before.
While there are many local solar companies to choose from, we believe that our commitment to better solar technology helps Blue Raven rise above other solutions.
Determining whether solar is worth it completely depends on a homeowner’s situation. It is our priority to help our customers become aware of how their current situation connects to solar. The first step we help homeowners take is to show them the major benefits of going solar. By exploring possible benefits, it is so much easier for homeowners to determine their “why,” or their main reason for going solar. Whether your “why” is to save thousands of dollars on electric bills over the life of your solar system, to reduce your carbon footprint, to own your electricity and be independent, or to increase the value of your home, knowing why you’re making the switch to solar will help you determine whether it’s worth it for you.
With a clearer reason to go solar in mind, homeowners will have an easier time determining whether the solar panels are worth their price. 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.
When a customer passes the pre-qualifying stage, we know that their home can greatly benefit from going solar. Thus, we ask the homeowner for their latest energy bills in order to build out an accurate solar proposal. Our proposal team will use a homeowner’s billing information as well as sunlight tracking software to determine how many panels their home will need to offset 100% of their energy bill (or whatever % the homeowner desires). With that proposal built out, one of our solar specialists will personally or virtually meet the homeowner and walk them through the cost, savings, and installation process of going solar with Blue Raven Solar.
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.
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. As improvements in solar technology have improved efficiency and lifespan, many new homeowners are eager to invest in solar. A home that has a solar system that is paid off is more marketable and valuable to the latest generation of home buyers. As solar increases in popularity in Richmond and other areas, homeowners who invest in a solar system can increase the overall value of their home anywhere from 1-10%.
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 Richmond 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, 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 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.
Virginia residents want to keep their home clean and beautiful, so Richmond homeowners are jumping at the chance to become a part of the renewable energy movement and switch to solar. 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 Virginia, so please get in touch to find out how we can serve you.
We provide solar to many areas within and surrounding Richmond.
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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