Duke Energy - NC Solar Rebate Program

March 28, 2023


Note: Funding for this program is fully allocated and Duke is no longer accepting applications. It will continue to hold the waitlist until all reservations have been paid. 

Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress are providing rebates to customers who install PV. Each utility will is awarding rebates on a first-come, first-served basis to 10 MW of systems each year. Of this total, 5,000 kW are reserved for residential applications. Of the remaining 5,000 kW, 2,500 kW is reserved for nonprofits. 

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: North Carolina
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.duke-energy.com/home/products/renewable-energy/nc-solar-rebates
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Photovoltaics
Incentive Amount: Residential: $0.40/W-AC
Nonresidential: $0.30/W-AC
Nonprofit: $0.75/W-AC
Maximum Incentive: Residential: $4,000
Nonresidential: $30,000
Nonprofit: $75,000
Eligible System Size: No system size limit, but incentive will only be awarded to the first 10 kW-AC (residential) and 100 kW-AC (nonresidential)
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: For any customer receiving service under a non-time-of-use demand rate schedule, all RECs are retained by Duke.


Name: NC Solar Rebate Program
Organization: Duke Energy
Phone: (866) 233-2290
Email: NCSolarRebate@duke-energy.com

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.