At Lumina Solar, we’ve built our company on dedication to expanding the accessibility of solar energy across the Mid-Atlantic. Today, we’re excited to take the next step in that journey as we announce we’ll now be offering our services to residents of Delaware.
From Wilmington to Fenwick, home and business owners in Delaware can work with our excellent solar consultants to explore renewable and affordable solar energy solutions. Our team makes the process simple with guidance through every step, from designing the perfect system to helping you reap Delaware’s solar incentives.
Our growth into the First State is an opportunity to build strong relationships with more wonderful communities across the region. We’re honored by the reputation we’ve built since our founding in 2018, with over 400 five-star reviews on Google. We’re serious about the positive impact clean energy can have on our lives and communities. From keeping more cash in your pocket to creating a healthier environment for us all, we can’t help but be passionate about what we do.
With a new office opening in Delaware, our industry-leading solar consultants are ready to help you achieve your green energy goals.
Why Go Solar?
Across the country, home and business owners alike are making the switch to solar energy. From residential communities coming together to large multinational companies like Meta, Amazon, Apple and Walmart reimagining their energy infrastructure, solar is making a statement. The reason why is simple. It allows you to save money on utility expenses while making a positive impact on the environment.
Fossil fuels have a negative impact on our climate, from sea level rise to damage of local ecosystems. These issues are particularly potent in places like Delaware, where low-lying coastal communities are some of the most at risk. The more of us that transition to renewable energy, the brighter our future is.
In addition, home and business owners save big by switching to solar energy. You’ll no longer be subjected to endless price hikes by your utility provider. Instead, you can slash your electricity bill while accessing valuable incentives that help mitigate the cost of making the switch.
Solar is an excellent opportunity to build a brighter future, both financially and by contributing to a healthier environment for your community and state.
Solar Incentives in Delaware
Incentives help make going solar more affordable to consumers to encourage wider adoption. As a state, Delaware has some fantastic incentive structures that can help reduce your installation costs while generating passive benefits over time.
Federal Solar ITC
Available to solar adopters across the country, the Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit is a federal income tax credit that helps offset the cost of going solar. Renewed by the Biden administration in 2022, the ITC allows you to claim a 30% tax credit on the cost of your solar installation project. This is a great way to offset your installation costs.
Delaware has a statewide commitment to transitioning to clean energy. By 2035, the state has mandated that 40% of its energy must be produced through renewables. To help meet this target, utility companies can help subsidize your transition to solar through solar renewable energy credits (SRECs). When you hit certain energy generation thresholds over time, you receive one of these credits. These can then be listed on an SREC marketplace, where utility providers pay you for the renewable energy you’ve generated. SRECs allow you to generate passive energy savings during the lifespan of your system.
Utility Provider Rebates
Several major utility providers in the state of Delaware deliver their own installation rebates to help incentivize you to go solar.
Delmarva Power customers have it the best through the Green Energy Grant program. You can receive $700 per kilowatt (kW) installed, up to a maximum of $6,000 for large systems.
Meanwhile, the DEMEC green energy program pays out $1,000 per kW installed, but has a lower total limit, capping out at $3,500.
If you’re a customer of Delaware Electric Cooperative, you can access a green energy rebate that offers $500 per kW up to a maximum of $2,500.
While there’s a large variance between these offerings, each presents an opportunity for cost savings to make your solar transition more affordable.
When you go green in Delaware, you can access net metering that helps you save even more on your energy expenses. During certain periods, your system may generate more energy than you’re able to use in a given day. Some system owners opt to store this energy locally with battery storage. However, if you don’t have battery storage, the excess energy generated will be sent back to the grid. In return, you’ll receive credits from your utility company, which can be utilized during down times of production. Net metering helps you reap the benefits of high energy generation periods, and spread those savings throughout the year.
Why Lumina Solar?
Since 2018, we’ve worked to make solar a viable option for home and business owners across the Mid-Atlantic. In the years since we’ve seen exponential growth as we rise to the challenge of meeting each customer’s unique energy needs. At the core of our mission is a commitment to customer service that is a cut above. When you reach out to a Lumina Solar consultant, they will provide you with a transparent assessment of the benefits solar can provide for your specific situation.
Our commitment to excellent service is illustrated through our strong customer feedback, with over 400 five-star reviews on Google and over 340-star ratings on SolarReviews. We’re honored by the response we’ve received, and it serves as inspiration for us every day to continue what we’re doing.
Our growth into Delaware is an exciting new chapter for our company. We hope you’ll join us in helping the First State become a major leader in renewable energy. Reach out to us today to get started.