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Incentives for Renewables & Energy Efficiency

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Have questions? Contact Us!

John Richardson
Planning Manager for Sustainability
Phone: 919-969-5075

Jesse Freedman
Energy Management Specialist
Phone: 919-969-5008

Third Floor, Town Hall
405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is an important resource for consumer awareness of available financial incentives and policies to encourage energy efficiency and use of renewable energy sources.


Pertinent opportunities for the Chapel Hill community are listed below.

Tax Credits and Exemptions  


  •  Property Tax Incentives
              - Active Solar Heating and Cooling Systems Exemption
              - Property Tax Abatement for Solar Electric Systems

Utility Rate Discounts and Loan Programs

Utility System Installation Rebates and Production Incentives

  • Utility Rebate Programs

         - Duke Energy Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
         - Piedmont Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Program
         - Piedmont EMC Residential Energy Efficient Rebate
         - PSNC Natural Gas Rebates

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