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Solar Panel Installations in Norfolk-Virginia Beach, VA

Freedom Solar Power
500 Woodlake Dr, Ste 109
Chesapeake, VA 23320

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Virginia Solar Incentives

As a premium solar installer for the Hampton Roads area, we provide you with the best solar and backup power solutions for homeowners who are in the Dominion Energy, Dominion Virginia Power, Southside Electric Cooperative, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, Community Electric Cooperative, and Xcel Energy service areas.

Our local team provides commercial and residential solar panels and services to Coastal Plain customers. We will also help you and take advantage of all federal, state, and local incentives. This includes the 30% federal tax credit, net metering policies, 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 Chesapeake, Virginia

As a leading solar installer, we’re ready to lead the solar revolution in the Hampton Roads. 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.

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Norfolk FAQs

The solar investment tax credit (ITC) is a federal incentive available for anyone making the switch to solar power. The ITC helps you save 30% on your total project cost if it was installed between 2022 and 2032. It then decreases to 22% in 2034.

While Virginia itself doesn’t offer a solar tax credit, you can still take advantage of city-level solar incentives and rebates.

As of 2021, a Freedom Solar customer can expect to spend an average of $38,000 for a 9.1-kilowatt (kW) residential system. This cost includes equipment such as SunPower solar panels, labor, permitting, and inspections from homeowners associations (HOAs)

Federal incentives as well as local rebates and incentives will further lower your total cost once they go into effect.

Solar panels increase your home’s resale price with a return on investment (ROI) that’s higher than most other types of home improvements. You can expect your residence to increase in value with a solar photovoltaic (PV) system.

No. You might produce enough solar energy to power your home on your own, you can’t be completely off-grid without a battery backup for house.

However, you can still buy a battery for home backup power in the event of a power outage from a hurricane or winter storm.

Virginia is rapidly increasing solar industry projects. Norfolk specifically has the largest number of solar installations in the state.  

Thanks to local net metering programs, Virginia utility companies will buy back electricity.

Read more about net metering.

Solar panels typically require little maintenance, but it’s still an essential part of owning a solar panel system.

Maintaining your solar panels — which includes routine cleaning — will keep their efficiency at top-rated performance levels, and also increase their lifespan. And in terms of maximizing energy output, clearing dirt, debris, snow, and more will make a significant difference. 

Contact our solar repair and maintenance service department to assist you with cleaning and other forms of maintenance such as repairs and inspections.

There is a possibility that your solar panels will increase the cost of your home insurance since they add value to your home. However, this is dependent on your homeowners policy. 

Homeowners’ policies usually rate their premiums according to the value of the house, so in the event of an accident, your home is adequately covered. Therefore your insurance policy will likely increase to match the increased value of your home. 

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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 Southeast Virginia, 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.

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Home Battery Backup Systems

Backup Power Systems We Offer:

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.

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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 Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Newport News, Hampton, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Williamsburg, 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).