Solar in South Carolina

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Solar in South Carolina

Solar in South Carolina is possible with a 25% State tax credit for customers who live and work in SC – and programs for net metering that promote residential solar by giving customers full retail value back for solar energy sent to the grid on really sunny days – the Palmetto State is a hotbed of new solar installations. Match this with the current Federal ITC program at 26% and South Carolinian’s can save up to 51% on the cost of their solar install for their home.

Renu Energy Solutions serves both residential and commercial customers in South Carolina, offering solar electric, battery storage and energy efficient products such as programmable thermostats and solar attic ventilation fans, to permanently reduce your utility bills.

How Has Solar Impacted South Carolina?

South Carolina has emerged as a superpower in the world of solar — it’s the perfect place to convert to renewable energy and the state is reaping the benefits. 

 The solar industry brings in over $58 million in state and federal taxes annually from South Carolinians and has provided at least 7,250 jobs. When you go solar, you are not only reducing your carbon footprint and saving money on your utility bill, you are also helping to boost your local economy. 

 Will My HOA Let Me Go Solar in South Carolina?

South Carolina is a state where homeowners associations are allowed to restrict solar installations, so always check with your HOA before you put panels on your house. In many cases, there are ways to obtain local building permits to work around the restrictions and gain permission from your neighborhood’s HOA, so always weigh your options before giving up on going solar!

Choose And Control Your Home Energy

Choosing the right Solar company can be difficult and we understand how important it is for you to choose the perfect fit for your solar needs. That’s because home solar is a big deal and you want professionals who’ll help you every step of the way.

There are several companies you can choose from when converting to solar in South Carolina, so the hard part is finding one with years of experience. Renu Energy Solutions has been a proud solar installer since 2010 and has completed over 2,600 solar installations both in residential and commercial. We are here to help you reduce your electric bill and save you money. Renu Energy Solutions is also a BBB accredited company with NABCEP certified installers. Being NABCEP certified means that we hold the highest standards for professionalism in the renewable energy industry. We make it our priority to ensure that you are making the right decision on the path to energy independence!

Opportunities for saving on utility bills with solar have never been better and Renu Energy Solutions is actively partnering with residents and businesses in the Carolinas to encourage electric customers to take control of their energy! 

Renu Energy Solutions is your local expert for residential solar electric power. You can be assured of getting the highest quality and most efficient energy-producing panels in the industry. With up to 25 years of warranty, rest assured that you will enjoy a smart, reliable solar experience which includes:

  • No pressure and collaborative energy consultation
  • Expert solar consultation including a Photo-voltaic layout customized for your home’s specific location and conditions.
  • Quality installation completed by our employees, experts in solar installations for over 10 years
  • Full manufacturer’s warranty (up to 25 years) on critical solar components – solar panels, inverters, and racking
  • Completion of all paperwork from permitting to the integration of your utility
  • We are committed to making your transition to ‘going solar’ a smooth and enjoyable process from our first communication to the energization of your new solar system….and beyond!

Solar in your Neighborhood & Beyond! 

We are expanding every day! Don’t see your home or workplace on this list? Don’t worry, we make exceptions to our normal service areas. We even have projects in Georgia, Virginia, California, and Hawaii!

We serve solar in South Carolina to towns like Fort Mill, Rock Hill, Tega Cay, Greenville, Spartanburg, York, Columbia, Beaufort, Charleston, and more!

 

Frequently Asked Questions About Solar For Your Home

How exactly does going solar and a solar system itself work?
Solar energy begins with sunlight that hits the panels to produce energy that flows into your inverter, which converts the DC energy into Alternating Current (AC) electricity that can be used to power your home. This same energy is then consumed when powering your home’s light, appliances, gizmos, and gadgets. If you feel your home isn’t producing the energy that it needs, the utility will fill in the gaps. If you system produces more energy than needed, that energy will go to the grid and your utility will credit you for the unused power.
How many solar panels do I need for my home?
At Renu Energy Solutions we design our solar panel systems size based on three main factors.

Roof-size/available space: When we look at the size of your roof and the space available, we gather data that tell us the maximum number of solar panels your home or site can hold and we even consider shading. We use a software “Suneye” which takes a 360 picture of your roof and we use this photo to determine if your home is a good candidate for solar.

Energy Usage: When we determine energy usage we look at your past electrical bills from over the course of a year to make sure your system isn’t too big or too small.

Your Budget: We take your budget seriously and most importantly, we want you to be satisfied with our services. We take your feedback on how much you want to spend so that we can size your system appropriately.

What is solar net-metering?
Net-metering is a type of utility policy that controls how your system is connected to the grid and how you are credited for the solar energy you produce.
Does Duke Energy offer net-metering?
Yes! Both Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress territories in NC offer net-metering when your homes goes solar. If you are interested in net-metering, no worries. Our team will guide you through the process as certain utilities have a different application procedure.
Curious about the cost of a home solar system?

 

When our clients ask this question, we immediately tell them about the federal tax credit that comes with going solar. The Federal tax credit for going solar is 26% in 2020. For example, if the total cost of your system was $22,000, when you subtract 26%, you are then left with a cost of $16,280 for your solar system. There is not set price for a home going solar as there are many factors that contribute to the total cost. The price of a solar home can range from $10k to $100k based on the size of your roof, energy usage, aesthetic preferences, and of course, budget.

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Home Solar System

The amount of electricity that a solar energy system will produce will depend on a number of factors, including the location of the home, system design, and much more. Ideally, a home with an unobstructed south-facing view will produce more than enough energy.

 


 

Energy Storage

Installing battery backup along with your solar energy system for home or business is a smart move and can increase the value of your clean energy investment as well as peace of mind when a grid outage occur.

 


 

 

EV Chargers

Electric cars – with no gas engine at all – now work for most budgets and lifestyles. With more and more models to choose from, drivers are choosing electric vehicles (or EVs) than ever before!

 


 

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