Database of solar incentives in South Carolina including solar power rebates available in South Carolina and solar tax credits. We have incorporated this incentive and rebate data into our free online estimator below

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Incentive summaries, below, include Federal Investment Tax Credit and other federal tax incentives for solar power and wind energy investments, such as Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS) depreciation.

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Summary of Solar & Wind Incentives and Rebates currently stored and available:


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State/Region/UtilitySolar/Wind TechnologySolar/Wind Incentive or Rebate Description
South Carolina (SC)
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Electric (PV)
Solar Water Heating
Solar Pool/Spa
South Carolina Solar Energy Tax Credit (25% of Cost, $3.5k max per year. $35k max over 10 years) » link
US (US)
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Electric (PV)
Solar Water Heating
Wind Turbine
Federal Tax Credit (30% of Net Cost at Installation) » link
South Carolina (SC)
Utility: Duke Energy Carolinas LLC
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Electric (PV)
Duke Energy Carolinas Customer Scale Rebate Program: PV $1/watt DC » link
South Carolina (SC)
Utility: Progress Energy Carolinas Inc
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Electric (PV)
Progress Energy Carolinas Customer Scale Rebate Program: PV $1/watt DC (Limits may apply) » link
South Carolina (SC)
Utility: Progress Energy Carolinas Inc
Applies to: Non-Profit.
Solar Electric (PV)
Progress Energy Carolinas Customer Scale Rebate Program for NonProfits: PV $1.50/watt DC (Limits may apply) » link
South Carolina (SC)
Utility: South Carolina Electric & Gas Co
Applies to: Residential & Business
Solar Electric (PV)
South Carolina Electric & Gas Customer Scale Solar Program: PV < 20kW: Step 1 $0.04 per kWh x 10 years » link
South Carolina (SC)
Applies to: Residential
Solar Electric (PV)
Santee Cooper Solar Home (1-20kW): $1.60 per Watt AC ($9,600 max) » link
South Carolina (SC)
Applies to: Business
Solar Electric (PV)
Santee Cooper Solar Business (1-100kW): $1.60 per Watt AC ($9,600 max) » link
South Carolina (SC)
Applies to: Non-Profit. Affordable Housing
Solar Electric (PV)
Santee Cooper Solar - Nonprofit additional rebate: $0.25 per Watt AC ($1,000 max) » link