Is solar worth it for you?

North Carolina
Solar Calculator

how much can you save?

Solar Savings Calculator

See solar on your home! Our solar calculator uses your home address, the info you provide, and LIDAR satellite technology to give you an instant ballpark estimate of how much you could save by going solar.

Solar installer carrying a solar panel and showing his strength.

Want to find out how much solar will really cost?

How much your home solar system will cost depends on several factors like your electric use, energy goals, and available space for solar. Fill out the form to let us know you’re ready for one of our sun-loving (human) solar experts to start crunching the numbers on your custom solar proposal. After you fill out a form, one of our solar educators will reach out to answer your questions and schedule a time for you to talk with a solar designer.

NC Solar Incentives

The Federal Investment Tax Credit for solar has been restored to its full 30% glory! This incentive is available for solar power and battery system installations and comes as a tax credit worth 30% of the material and installation cost. 
Learn More

Our solar designers will work with you to maximize your electric bill savings while meeting your energy budget and can walk through how to take advantage of solar incentives available in North Carolina. 

SEM Install truck in front of a home with roof mounted solar and blue skies

common questions

Solar Financing Options

When it comes to purchasing a home solar system in North Carolina, some of our customers pay in cash, but most choose a financing option. We offer several financing options, from zero-down loans to short-term bridge and term loans. Just beware: there are practically no situations where solar is “Free” in North Carolina, so don’t get bamboozled by those Facebook Ads offering a limited time “Free” solar promotion!
Learn More

Our solar designers will talk you through the options and help you understand all the numbers so you can take control of your energy bills with confidence.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average cost of solar installation in NC?

The cost of a home solar system in North Carolina really depends on your home’s site factors and your family’s energy use. Elements like shading, available roof space, your energy use patterns, and your budget are big factors that impact how we size your system, and ultimately how much it will cost.

Our average solar system size is 8.7 kilowatts (or approximately 27 panels) priced at $25,000, or $17,500 after the 30% Solar Tax Credit Incentive.

Learn More 

What areas do you serve?

Southern Energy Management is North Carolina’s most established solar installer. We’ve helped 3000+ homes and businesses make the switch to solar since 2001. Our Raleigh-based team of in-house solar experts is proud to serve the areas of:

  • Apex
  • Cary
  • Chapel Hill
  • Charlotte
  • Clayton
  • Durham
  • Fayetteville
  • Fuquay-Varina
  • Garner
  • Greensboro
  • Holly Springs
  • Knightdale
  • Morrisville
  • Raleigh
  • Wendell Falls
  • Wilmington
  • Winston-Salem

Ready for a Custom Solar Quote?

Fill out the form to let us know you’re interested in connecting with a solar designer for a free custom solar proposal.

Get a Free Solar Evaluation!