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Solar Panel Installation Wilmington NC

Wilmington, NC is a riverfront city full of history that offers a historic district, beautiful nearby beaches, a thriving arts and cultural district, and the most captivating riverwalk. Whether you want to take a relaxing walk through Wrightsville Beach, shop at the downtown Riverwalk, or take a tour in Wilmington’s Historic District, you won’t run out of things to do in Wilmington. We proudly provide Wilmington residents with professional solar panel installation services for both home and business owners.

Why Go Solar in Wilmington?

Free Solar QuoteWilmington, North Carolina is just the place where solar energy is welcome. Thanks, in large part, to the amount of local and statewide economic incentives to get clean, renewable energy to more Wilmington homeowners.

Like any cost-conscious homeowner interested in going solar, you want your solar power to increase the value of your home, reduce your electric bill and give you more control over the amount of energy you use.

There are a number of exemptions, incentive programs and financial credits available for homeowners in Wilmington who make the switch to solar.

Here are a few of those credits and programs at a glance:

  • Property Tax Exemption —Solar panels will not only add value to your home but, in Wilmington, they also won’t increase your property taxes. That’s because of a Property Tax Exemption which means the value that solar adds to a property isn’t included in property tax assessments.
  • Utility Rebate Programs — Homeowners in Wilmington who are also customers of Duke Energy Progress can receive a rebate up to $6,000 to be applied to the cost of their solar panels. It’s the utility’s way of making your solar switch easy.
  • Solar Tax Credit —Receive a 26% Federal Tax Credit from the United States government toward the entire cost of your solar panel installation as well as the inclusion of a backup battery in your system.
  • Net Metering — Sometimes your solar panels will produce more electricity than your home will need. Net metering sends excess energy to your utility company’s grid. The utility will credit your account for the electricity they receive, and decrease your monthly even more.

Wilmington Property Tax Exemption

solar panels wilmington ncMany homeowners know about solar power’s ability to reduce or eliminate electricity bills, but few know how going solar impacts their property value.

In Wilmington, solar installation will improve your home’s value but there is also a massive property tax exemption that makes the investment in solar worth even more.

Residential solar systems are exempt from property tax assessments to the tune of 100% of the appraised value of the total system.

Rather than seeing the increase in home value appear on your property taxes, you won’t see your home solar system appear on your property taxes at all!

Thanks to the local and state governments in North Carolina and, more specifically, Wilmington, you can get that added value without any added costs.

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Wilmington Utility Rebate Programs

Duke Energy Progress, the electric utility company for Wilmington, North Carolina offers a rebate that customers can use toward their purchase of a home solar system.

Residential, commercial and even non-profit customers can take advantage of this rebate when setting up their solar systems.

Eligible customers can receive $600 in rebates for each 1kW produced by their system. For example, a customer could get a $3,000 rebate when their solar panel system produced 5kW.

That being said, the maximum amount a residential customer can receive is $6,000.

Rebate on Solar Panels Wilmington NC for Duke Energy Progress Customers

To encourage more of their customers to make the switch to renewable energy by installing solar panels, Duke Energy Progress is offering a rebate program to help cover the cost.

Duke Energy Progress and other utility companies in North Carolina are starting to see the benefits of more customers switching to solar. The impact is so positive, that rebates like this only make the decision to go solar even better.

Here are some things to note about the Duke Energy Progress Rebate:

Requirements Notes
  • The owner of the system must be a customer of Duke Energy Progress.
  • Residential systems must be equal to or less than 10 kW in capacity to be eligible.
  • The owner of the system must complete and submit all required documentation.
  • The system must meet all state and national safety and operational standards.
  • Duke Energy Progress rebate is a first-come, first-serve program.
  • Residential customers are eligible for a $0.60 per watt rebate, up to a maximum of $6,000.
  • Nonresidential customers are eligible for $0.50 per watt rebate up to $50,000.
  • Nonprofit customers, such as churches and schools, are eligible for an enhanced rebate of $0.75 per watt for systems of 100 kW or less up to $75,000.

Wilmington Solar Tax Credit

A substantial Solar Tax Credit offered by the United States federal government is available to businesses and homeowners in Wilmington.

This incentive gives you a 26% tax credit toward the entire cost of your solar system; including a battery.

With the Solar Tax Credit and the Duke Energy Progress Rebate applied to your solar panels, you’ll receive an incredible price when you switch to solar.

A 26% tax credit combined with a $6,000 max rebate results in a dramatic drop in the cost of your home solar system.

When you decide to go solar in Wilmington, take advantage of the 26% tax credit through the end of 2022. The Solar Federal Tax Credit for homeowners with solar power will drop to 22% in 2023.

There’s no better time. Switch to solar now while the best tax credits from the federal government are available to you.

Net Metering in Wilmington

If you want to get the most value out of your solar panels, there’s almost no greater opportunity than net metering.

With net metering, you can sell any excess electricity produced by your solar panels back to your utility company to cut down on energy costs.

Your utility company will then credit your account for the electricity that they receive. This reduces your monthly bill even further, so more of your money stays in your hands, where it belongs.

North Carolina requires all utility companies to offer net metering to solar customers at a full retail rate. Your solar panels will do more than produce power, but produce amazing potential to keep your electricity costs low.

And if you are a customer of Duke Energy Progress, you also have access to this fantastic opportunity for solar homeowners in Wilmington.

When you go solar with Sunpro, your Solar Specialist will handle any and all requirements for eligibility for you — no questions asked.

Sunpro Solar: Solar Panels, Wilmington, NC

Sunpro Solar installs solar power for homeowners in Wilmington, North Carolina and throughout the surrounding areas.

Here are just a few reasons why customers in Wilmington love working with Sunpro:

Contact us today to see if we service your area.

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See What Our Customers Are Saying

I rarely write reviews but definitely had to for the great service I received. From my sales guy Shawn Williams being upfront, honest, and knowledgeable to Matthew Bass making the whole experience smooth sailing and hassle free by making sure everything was taken care of. As a bonus, even the electrician Dale Rogers was very nice and even referred me over to someone who could visually design and transform my backyard. When I tell you my whole experience was the best I have ever had with any type of company I have dealt with, it truly is an understatement. I will definitely be referring everyone to Sunpro. Thanks again for my solar!!!

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