North Carolina No. 2 among states with most solar panel energy

North Carolina No. 2 among states with most solar panel energy

Last Updated: April 22nd, 2019 at 7:19 pm
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With abundant sunshine and government mandates to use renewable energy, California is the clear leader among all states in installed total solar panel capacity, with a number five times the size of No. 2 state in the nation. While one would expect Arizona or another sun-filled state to be second in line, you may be surprised to know North Carolina is that current runner-up.

North Carolina’s state legislature in Raleigh and other regulatory policies have made utility-scale solar investment a good one in the Tar Heel State, and recently the residential portion of the market received a big boost from the start of a five-year, $62 million program that will give homeowners that have Duke Energy as their power provider credits for their own solar systems.

Left unsaid in the legislative goosing of this industry is that North Carolina provides a great climate for residential solar installations, and POWERHOME Solar has become the largest rooftop installer in the state. With costs for solar down more than 53 percent in the North Carolina since 2010, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association, the residential market is heating up, and POWERHOME has been at the forefront of the growth.

Since it began business in 2015, POWERHOME Solar has seen its sales explode and is tracking toward its best year in 2018. POWERHOME is also the No. 1 residential provider in four other markets, including Michigan, Ohio, South Carolina and Virginia.

POWERHOME wants to work with you to install your solar system. With our innovative solar program, homeowners in our five-state coverage area can go solar for $0 up-front cost, save money on their electric bills, and generate their own clean energy. The solar panels installed on your home are American made and come with a 25-year warranty, with many panels expected to last well beyond that.

Please feel free to contact POWERHOME Solar at 800-765-2715 and one of our solar representatives will help you determine whether your home qualifies for this program.

Total installed solar (by megawatts)
1. California: 22,071 MW
2. North Carolina: 4,412 MW
3. Arizona: 3,463 MW
4. Nevada: 2,607 MW
5. New Jersey: 2,447 MW
6. Massachusetts: 2,138 MW
7. Florida: 1,973 MW
8. Texas: 1,893 MW
9. Utah: 1,616 MW
10. Georgia: 1,553 MW