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Solar Panel Installations in Charlotte, NC

Freedom Solar Power
2233 Interstate N Dr, Suite F
Charlotte, NC 28206

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North Carolina Solar Incentives

As a premium solar installer for the Charlotte area, we provide you with the best solar and backup power solutions for Charlotte homeowners who are in the Duke Energy service area.

Our local team provides commercial and residential solar panels and services to Banktown customers. We will also help you and take advantage of all federal, state, and local incentives. This includes the 30% federal tax credit, mandated net metering policies at the full retail electric rate, and statewide exemption from property and sales & use taxes on solar panel installations.

Incentives are limited – take advantage of these policies today!

Home Solar Energy Services We Provide In Charlotte, North Carolina

As a leading solar installer, we’re ready to be the solar champion for the Queen City. We offer installation services for both residential and commercial customers. We use SunPower premium solar technology on every installation and handle everything from your initial consultation to obtaining the required permits to HOA approval to inspection and interconnection.

 Freedom Solar also offers solar repair and maintenance service – regardless of who installed it, we will repair and upgrade any system to make sure that you’re getting the maximum energy production and efficiency.


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Charlotte FAQs

Yes, solar panels are worth it in Charlotte because the city sees about 214 total days with sun annually. This makes solar a profitable investment — one of its many benefits. Enjoy increased energy independence, lower electric bills, a higher home resale price and a reduced carbon footprint.

Charlotte residents are eligible for federal solar incentives, including the federal solar investment tax credit (ITC). In August 2022, Congress passed an extension of the ITC. This extension raises the credit from 26% to 30% if you installed or will install your solar system between 2020 and 2032.

Residents can also take advantage of city- and state-based solar rebates and incentives.

Charlotte is a great city to go solar! The city sees about 214 sunny days per year — higher than the national average. Charlotte residents can also apply for a number of rebates and incentives to offset the immediate and long-term costs of going solar

An 8-KW solar system is typically sufficient for a 2,000 sq ft home’s electricity needs. Purchasing a system of this size from solar panel company Freedom Solar will give you 24 SunPower solar panels

Panel size varies depending on the brand, but the average solar system requires at least 20 solar panels.

Yes, solar panels increase your home’s resale value! According to Zillow, homes with solar power sell for 4.1% more. Compared to most other home improvement projects, installing a solar system on your home leads to a higher return on investment (ROI). 

Yes, they do! But the amount depends on how much energy your system can produce. 

In general, locations that receive more sun on average have higher energy outputs. This leads to lower dependence on the grid — and thus lower monthly electricity bills. 

Check out our Solar Potential Calculator to estimate your potential savings.

Solar panels add value to your home, so they may affect your home insurance. You should double-check that your policy covers solar panels (policies typically do) and review the instances under which your insurance provider covers damages. You may need to increase your policy to cover them.
Read our blog on how solar panels affect home insurance to learn more.

We offer solar panels and backup power solutions to homeowners and businesses in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Lowesville, Kannapolis, Harrisburg Ballantyne West, Beverly Woods, Chantilly, Olde Providence North, Davidson, Cornelius, and more.

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Stop renting electricity. Make your own clean power and get short-term and long-term financial benefits while helping protect the environment. Local, state, and federal incentives will make your system even more affordable.

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Freedom Solar is trusted by thousands of customers for our craftsmanship and personal attention to detail. We are the only SunPower master dealer in North Carolina and your go-to source for all your needs for residential and commercial solar panels! Learn more about our story.

What Our Customers Are Saying

Super happy with our solar panels and the team that helped us make it happen!

Everyone at Freedom Solar has been amazing. They are true professionals who enjoy the work that they do. By far one of the best purchases we’ve made.

Elena C.

Very friendly and professional team of installers and customer support personnel.

Our system was installed on time and at the price that was quoted. I am very happy I chose Freedom Solar.

Randy Y.

Working with Freedom solar was an excellent experience. They made the process easy and enjoyable from creating the design, to explaining financing, to the installation. I’ve already saved hundreds of dollars on my electric bill. I highly recommend Sunpower by Freedom Solar.

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SunPower Master Dealer

SunPower Corporation selected Freedom Solar as their only SunPower® Master Dealer in North Carolina, giving homeowners and businesses access to SunPower’s world-record-setting technology paired with our reputation for craftsmanship and personal attention to detail. Freedom Solar is honored to have been recognized by SunPower as the 2019, 2020, and 2021 “National Top Producer of the Year” for consistently putting customers first and installing more residential solar than any other company in the central U.S.


Home Battery Backup Systems

Backup power is a system that connects to electricity sources, typically solar panels and the electric grid, to store excess power and return it to your home when you need it, generally because of a power outage during an emergency. In most cases, your backup power supply will come from a generator or a battery. Today’s solar batteries are also intelligent energy management systems that can optimize your home’s energy usage to take advantage of utility time-of-use plans or to ensure that your electric car is charged with solar power.

Backup Power Systems We Offer:

  • Solar battery backup power systems including Tesla Powerwall
  • Home generators

Commercial Solar Energy Services

Freedom Solar is more than a commercial solar installer. We offer full end-to-end solar solutions and complete project management from start to finish. Our services include free site analysis, engineering, and design services, financing, rebate application, installation, permitting, inspections, monitoring, and ongoing service and maintenance.

We offer solar and backup power solutions to homeowners and businesses in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Lowesville, Kannapolis, Harrisburg Ballantyne West, Beverly Woods, Chantilly, Olde Providence North, Davidson, Cornelius, and surrounding areas.

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*Terms and Conditions: Offer valid to customers who, from December 1, 2023 to January 31, 2023, enter into a contract with Freedom Solar LLC (“Freedom Solar”) to purchase a new Tesla Powerwall. Following the installation and commissions of the customer’s Tesla Powerwall, Freedom Solar will pay eligible customers, via the Freedom Solar Power app, a rebate of $1,200 which is approximately equal to 12 months of Powerwall loan payments (assuming a 25-year term loan at current market rates). To access the rebate, customers must register in the Freedom Solar Power app no later than 6 months following the system installation date and redeem the rebate through the Freedom Solar Power app via an electronic transfer to their bank account or a Virtual Prepaid Visa Card. Limit 1 rebate per customer project or contract. 

** Subject to customer’s eligibility (including sufficient taxable income) for federal solar investment tax credit. Not all homeowners will be eligible for the full estimated federal tax credit. Freedom Solar LLC is not qualified to provide tax advice. Federal tax credits can change or end at any time. Please consult a tax professional to understand any tax liability or eligibility for any tax credits that may result from the purchase of solar photovoltaic and/or energy storage device(s).