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North Carolina Rebates

North Carolina has some good solar incentives including a state income tax credit and renewable energy credits. Here you will find details about the North Carolina Solar Initiative and the rebates available to North Carolina homes and businesses.

North Carolina Solar Incentives Summary

Rebate Type Amount
Federal IRS Energy Tax Credit 30% of total solar installation value
Solar Power Installation Rebate None
Solar Renewable Energy Credits SRECs Duke Energy: Solar RECs receive $20.00 per MWh for up to 15 years
NC GreenPower: PV up to 5 kW receives $0.10 per AC kWh

TVA Generation Partners: $1,000 + $0.12 per AC kWh above the base rate for Solar Photovoltaic

Property Tax Exemption 80% of the appraised solar value
Sales Tax Exemption None
State Tax Credit 35% or up to $10,500 for photovoltaic solar energy systems

Buy certified solar panel systems that qualify for North Carolina Rebates Save up to 60%; shop online to skip sales tax too. These home solar kits include every component needed for efficient solar installation including solar modules, grid-ready inverter, roof racking, wiring, hardware, step-by-step instructions and even permit-ready engineering diagrams. Pre-engineered home solar kits are delivered to your door in two to three weeks and can be installed in one or two days.

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List of North Carolina Solar Renewable Energy Efficiency Programs

  • Duke Energy (Electric) - Energy Star Homes Rate Discount Program
  • Piedmont EMC - Rate Discount for Energy Star Homes
  • Progress Energy Carolinas - Rate Discount for Energy Star Homes
  • PSNC Energy (Gas) - Green Building Rate Discount
  • Randolph EMC - Energy Efficient Home Discount Program
  • Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
  • City of Concord Electric Department - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
  • City of High Point Electric - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
  • City of New Bern Electric Department - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
  • City of Statesville Electric Utility Department - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
  • Duke Energy (Electric) - Residential and Builder Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
  • EnergyUnited - Residential Energy Efficient Heat Pump Rebate Program
  • Four-County EMC - Residential Energy Efficiency Appliance Rebate Program
  • Lumbee River EMC - Residential Energy Efficiency Program
  • Lumbee River EMC - Solar Water Heating Rebate Program
  • Piedmont EMC - Residential Energy Efficient Heat Pump Rebate Program
  • Piedmont EMC - Solar Water Heating Rebate Program
  • Piedmont Natural Gas - Residential Equipment Efficiency Program
  • Progress Energy Carolinas - CFL Rebate Program
  • Progress Energy Carolinas - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
  • Progress Energy Carolinas - SunSense Residential PV Incentive Program
  • PSNC Energy (Gas) - Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebate Program
  • South River EMC - Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
  • South River EMC - Energy Star Homes Rebate Program
  • South River EMC - Solar Water Heating Rebate Program
  • TVA Partner Utilities - energy right New Homes Program
  • TVA Partner Utilities - energy right Water Heater Program

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