Full-Service Solar Panel Installation In Raleigh – Durham, NC
Freedom Solar Power
4502 Bennett Memorial Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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Raleigh residents are eligible for federal solar incentives (including the 30% solar tax credit) as well as state- and city-level incentives.
Read more about solar incentives available in North Carolina here.
Yes, net metering is available through North Carolina’s three investor-owned utilities: Dominion North Carolina Power, Progress Energy and Duke Energy. To qualify, residential systems must be 20 kW or less.
Visit our North Carolina Solar Incentives and Rebates page for more information.
Freedom Solar residential installations cost an average of $38,000. This price includes a 9.1-kilowatt system, labor and project management costs (such as inspections and permitting). However, this cost will lower after federal and local North Carolina incentives go into effect. Read our resource on Saving With Solar for more information.
Yes! A 2019 Zillow study found that solar panels increase home value by an average of 4.1%. Considering that the average price of homes is $451,332 in Raleigh, you could see an increase in value of about $18,505.
Read our blog on How Solar Panels Increase Home Value for more information.
Raleigh is a great city to go solar! Raleigh sees about 213 sunny days per year — higher than the national average. Residents in Raleigh are also eligible to apply for a number of North Carolina-based rebates and incentives.
No, solar panels will not increase your property taxes in Raleigh — or anywhere in North Carolina, for that matter. North Carolina offers a 100% property tax exemption for residential solar installations. After you install solar panels, your home’s value will increase — but your property taxes will not.
Absolutely. Solar panels generate a significant amount of power, greatly reducing your monthly electricity bill. The more you typically pay for electricity, the more you’ll save.
Check out our Solar Potential Calculator to estimate your potential savings.
Your solar panels may affect your home insurance. Since solar panels add value to your home, you’ll likely need to increase your insurance policy — that way, your solar panels are covered in the event of an accident. You’ll also want to be sure to check your policy to ensure that solar panels are covered (they typically are) and review the instances in which your insurer will pay out for damage.
Read our blog on How Solar Panels Affect Home Insurance for more information.
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Own Solar and Save
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.
World’s Best Solar
SunPower® offers the world’s most advanced, efficient, and sustainable solar technology, designed in the USA and backed by the industry’s best 25-year product, performance, and service warranty.
Leading Solar Installer
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.Deborah F.
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North Carolina Solar Incentives
As a premium solar installer for the Raleigh – Durham area, we provide you with the best solar and backup power solutions for City of Oaks homeowners who are in the Dominion Energy and Duke Energy service areas.
Our local team provides commercial and residential solar panels and services to The Triangle 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!
SunPower Master Dealer
SunPower Corporation selected Freedom Solar as their 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 Solar Energy Services We Provide In Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina
As a leading solar installer, we’re ready to be the solar champion for the Triangle. 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.
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 including Kohler Generator
Commercial Solar Energy Services
Freedom Solar is more than a commercial solar panel 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 Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Apex, Cary, Morrisville, Holly Springs, Greensboro, and surrounding areas.
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Tesla Powerwall promo valid for customers who enter a contract with Freedom Solar LLC from 12:01 a.m. CT May 16, 2023 through 11:59 p.m. CT May 31, 2023.
Subject to payment through the date of installation, Freedom Solar LLC will pay eligible customers, via the Freedom Solar Power app, a post-installation rebate of $1,000 for each Tesla Powerwall purchased. Customers who also purchase a new SunPower system with a minimum system size of 8 panels (kW DC) will in addition receive a post-installation rebate equivalent of 3 months of their electricity bills, based on the average monthly electric cost provided by the customer and modeled in the solar installation proposal prepared for the customer. To redeem these rebates, customers must register in the Freedom Solar Power app no later than 6 months following the system interconnection date. Upon approval, payment will be made via electronic transfer to their bank account or a Virtual Prepaid Visa Card.