Solar and a Home Battery in South Carolina Can Give You More Energy Freedom
Create and Store Your Own Clean, Affordable, and Reliable Power with Sunrun
South Carolinians affected by power outages from 2008 to 2017.1
South Carolina residential energy bills vs. the national average.2
South Carolinians are the third biggest spenders on electricity bills in the U.S.2
Did you know that the costs of rooftop solar panels and battery storage systems have plummeted?3,4 Now could be a great time to make the switch to solar and gain more peace of mind, especially when you consider that our country’s power grid can’t keep up with our increasing electricity demands.5 When you team up with a South Carolina solar company like Sunrun, you can protect your home during outages, boost your control over electric utility bills, and lower your carbon footprint for decades.
Why Choose Sunrun in South Carolina?
We Have a Solar Plan for Almost Any Home
Each Sunrun solar plan offers unique advantages. Whether you choose a solar lease or a purchase plan along with energy storage, we’ll work hard to ensure that you can benefit from your South Carolina solar panel installation for decades. As one of the best solar installers in South Carolina, we’ll even handle the paperwork for you whenever possible.
Solar + Brightbox™
Add Brightbox, Sunrun’s battery storage service, to your solar installation in South Carolina. This can help you keep your devices and appliances running during outages, cloudy days, rainy afternoons, or at night.
Between 2008 and 2017, more than 2.4 million South Carolina residents were impacted by power outages.1
A blackout can happen at any time. Some are short, but others can go on for hours or days at a time.
When the sun is out, Brightbox can store clean and affordable back-up power for later use.
Brightbox is the South Carolina back-up storage solution that puts you in control. It can turn on during an outage and will work to recharge until the grid's restored.
Unlike generators, Brightbox doesn’t run on fossil fuels, which produce carbon monoxide (CO) that’s dangerous for your health.10
Brightbox is fueled by the sun, so you can forget about the hassle of buying expensive gas and diesel. You can also monitor your South Carolina solar power production and storage daily with the online dashboard and mobile app.
Our monthly lease and prepaid plans include 24/7 proactive monitoring and maintenance to ensure your system works smoothly. This perk sets Brightbox apart from the average solar battery in South Carolina.
South Carolina Solar Incentives, Rebates, and Tax Credits***
Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC)*
The 26% federal tax credit is available for purchased home solar systems installed by December 31, 2022.7
South Carolina Solar Tax Credit
The 25% state solar tax credit is available for purchased rooftop solar panels in South Carolina, including installation. Max. amount: $3,500 paid out each year. It has no expiration date, and any excess credit may be carried forward up to 10 years.8
Santee Cooper Solar Rebate Program
Eligible Santee Cooper customers may qualify to get a cash incentives for every kilowatt (kW) of solar power installed.9
Find out If You Qualify for South Carolina Solar Incentives
Take Control over Rising Energy Costs, Today
NO NEM CAPS
The South Carolina Energy Freedom Act eliminates caps on the state utilities’ net energy metering (NEM) programs.11
Dominion Energy (formerly SCE&G), Duke Energy, and Santee Cooper offer NEM programs that could let you earn credits on your utility bill for the excess solar energy you create and send to the grid.12 Net metering in South Carolina might help you save money on your future energy costs.
Ready to go solar? Use our Product Selector or request a free quote to get one-on-one service from our expert Solar Advisors. Together we can build a brighter energy future for all South Carolinians that starts today.
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*We recommend contacting a tax professional to accurately determine the impact of the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on your federal taxes.
**One Tesla Powerwall stores 13.5 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of usable electricity, which can be used to back up the home for a day. An LG Chem solar battery holds 9.8 kWh, which can be used to back up essential parts of the home from 8 to 12 hours.
***Customer’s ability to monetize rebates, incentives, and tax credits depends on several factors, including, without limitation, continued state subsidization of these policies, the applicable Sunrun product type, and whether a customer purchases or leases a home solar system from Sunrun.
ORS Certificate No. SL-0001 solar.sc.gov
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