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North Carolina Solar – Everything You Need to Know

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Information about North Carolina Solar Power

North Carolina has the 3rd most residential solar of all 50 states in the US, beating other very solar-friendly states like Colorado, New Jersey, and Massachusetts! No doubt the explosive growth in the state was due in part to North Carolina’s incredible 35% tax credit for solar - which unfortunately has been defunct since 2015 - but even today homeowners in the state can save upwards of $10k with North Carolina Solar!

Read on for more information on purchasing solar in North Carolina as well as relevant solar policy and incentives.

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Solar Policy Shifting in North and South Carolina

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In terms of developing and producing clean solar energy, Georgia and Florida are doing their best to catch up to the Southwest. Now, it looks like their neighbors to the north are also playing catchup.

How South Carolina Solar Could Get Much Better

Both North and South Carolina have rapidly growing clean energy markets. Since legislation was signed last year, solar has been able to expand in South Carolina. And Duke Energy proposed solar programs to the Public Service Commission of South Carolina, which would produce a total of 110 megawatts of solar power — 50 MW that’s utility scale, and 60 MW of solar through incentive programs — within the next six years. That’s a huge jump, considering there’s only two megawatts of solar capacity connected in South Carolina now.Continue reading