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ORION SMART POWER

North Carolina

An oasis of sunshine, North Carolina is considered one of the nation's best solar power markets. With 213 days of sunlight a year on average - eight more than the national average - 76% of buildings in NC are deemed favorable for solar installation. This accounts for a capacity to produce 39.6 million megawatt hours per annum and provide power to a whopping 860 000 homes - equating to 7.52% of total energy production in the state. As of 2021, over 22,000 homeowners have taken full advantage, with free solar panels installed atop their roofs - further proof that the sky really is the limit when it comes to augmenting our reliance on clean and renewable forms of power here in North Carolina.

4 Reasons Why It’s Worth Going Solar in North Carolina
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ALLEVIATE OUTAGES

Add battery storage to your solar system so you can rely on clean energy and disconnect from the grid during outages.

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COUNT ON SAVINGS

Reduce your carbon footprint while harnessing the power of the sun. Solar panels take advantage of this by providing consistent, reliable power.

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LOWER YOUR FOOTPRINT

Solar power has many advantages over fossil fuels as a renewable energy source. It is a more viable option for your home, community, and the environment.

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INCREASE HOME VALUE

Due to the increasing popularity of solar-powered homes, they stand out, resulting in immense profits as they sell faster and at a higher value in the national real estate market.

Ready to go SOLAR

Claim the 30% solar tax credit on your solar investment.

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Available Solar Incentives North Carolina

Incentives help lower the cost of your solar energy system. Those available in North Carolina include:

  • Solar Tax Credit: Most solar energy installations are eligible for the federal tax credit—formally known as the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), which allows an actual reduction to your taxes equal to 30% of your solar installation costs. Only residents who purchase their systems in full or take out a loan are eligible to claim the ITC.

  • State Property Tax Exemption:  Solar has been shown to increase the value of your home. In North Carolina, solar owners can claim an exemption from property taxes for 80% of their solar system's appraised value.

  • Revolving loan options: Legislation enacted in NC allows for cities and counties to offer low-interest loans for solar panels and other energy upgrades.

Switching to solar is easy with ORION

Orion Smart Power is one of the country’s fastest-growing companies. We actively install in twenty states. Not in one of these states?

Please contact us to see if we’re in your area.

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