Going solar with Independent Energy, the top solar company on Oahu for your home’s solar installation is an opportunity for you and your family to reduce electricity costs, guard your home against power outages and make a sustainable energy decision that will benefit future generations.
The peace of mind of having a great contractor on your side and the electric bill savings are just a couple of benefits you will start enjoying right away.
At Independent Energy Hawaii, we make it easy for you to start generating your own solar power at home.
By switching to solar, customers not only help to make Hawaii more sustainable but solar allows homeowners to save substantially on their electricity costs. In Hawaii we have the highest cost of electricity in the country. Don’t power your home with fossil fuels that need to be shipped to Hawaii overseas, power your home with our most powerful natural resource, the sun!
Hawaii homeowners are fortunate to have both federal and state incentives available to them. These tax credits can help to reduce the total cost of your system by up to 60%! The state of Hawaii grants a 35% tax credit that is capped at $5,000 per 5kW system. Customers are able to qualify for multiple systems to increase their state tax credit amount. In 2022 the Federal tax incentive for going solar is 26% of the total contract price. In 2023 the incentive drops to 22% and in 2024 the federal government is set to end the tax credit program. Don’t wait until it is too late to qualify for the tax credits on your solar system. Talk to our team of experts that can help guide you through the tax credit details!
By adding a solar and battery system to your home you achieve an unmatched level of energy resiliency. With our solar and battery systems, homeowners are able to keep the lights on and the fridge running during a power outage. Never before have homeowners been able to seamlessly transition from on-grid to off-grid operation as they are able to do today. Bring your home into the new age of energy independence.
Here in Hawaii we have no shortage of sunshine. This makes solar an ideal choice for reaching our states renewable energy goals. With all of this sunshine you can capture the power of the sun nearly everyday of the year. The biggest threat to our climate is increased carbon emissions. By going solar you help to offset your home’s carbon emissions and save the planet with a reliable and environmentally friendly form of renewable energy.
As a homeowner purchasing a solar system, you will be making a long-term investment in your property.
We take the time to answer all of your questions while we customize a solar solution that perfectly matches your home and your lifestyle.
We’ll look at the leading products on the market, including the latest battery, solar panel, and inverter innovations to keep your home on the cutting edge.
Here are some points we will be discussing with you to ensure the system is the perfect fit for your residence:
- HECO Program types: Customer Self Supply, Customer Gird Supply Plus, NEM Plus, Emergency Demand Respond Program
- Current electricity consumption
- Impact of cash purchase vs. financing
- Estimated solar production based on local weather patterns and your specific roof layout
- Battery and/or generator backup systems
- Future expansion possibilities
5. Power On!
Once you chose to work with Independent Energy, we take care of the rest. The process from signing to the installation date is typically 2-3 months. All approvals and permits needed for the solar installation will be handled by our team of solar experts. We will be sure to keep clear communication and update you accordingly throughout the process so you know exactly what stage your solar installation is in.