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    Find out how much you can save by going solar in Little Rhody

    Want to lead Rhode Island's transition to solar energy?

    Enjoy all of the benefits of simple solar ownership.

    Rhode Island might be the smallest state in the nation but it's doing some seriously big things in solar energy. If you haven't noticed yet, the stars have aligned in Rhode Island for homeowners to go solar. For starters, with traditional electricity prices about 30.0% higher than the national average, Rhode Islanders have been forced to spend an unfortunately large percentage of their annual income on electricity costs as compared to residents in other states.

    As with every other state in the U.S., residents are eligible for the Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC). This means that you can realize substantial savings through solar ownership by deducting 30% of your system's price tag from what you owe Uncle Sam.

    Furthermore, homeowners can lock in recurring annual payments from National Grid for up to 20 years for the solar energy they produce. We're happy to say that the need for cheaper energy has drawn some of the country's best solar companies to The Ocean State. The time is now to lower your bills and gain energy independence. Contact us today and let's get this solar party started

    Some of Our Rhode Island Solar Installations

    • 8.25kW Bristol, RI

      6.50kW Warren, RI

    • 7.98kW Cumberland, RI

      11.96kW West Warwick, RI

    Home Solar in Rhode Island Is More Affordable than Ever Before

    30% Federal
    Tax Credit

    Performance Based Incentives
    (worth thousands of dollars!)

    Sell Your Extra Production
    with Net Metering

    For more information, check out our Rhode Island Solar FAQs below

    What Our Rhode Island Solar Customers Are Saying

    • So happy I went solar, and even happier I went with an EmpowerLoan from Dividend Solar. DS provided great customer service and I was surprised by how easy it was to apply for a loan. The EmpowerPortal is user friendly and making payments through it is easy. I'm saving a ton of money every month!!

      Sarah Newport, RI

      Dividend Solar is an outstanding resource for all your solar questions. They helped make the dream of panels on my roof a reality! I would highly recommend.

      Scott Newport, RI

    How Going Solar in Rhode Island Works

    Step 1

    Sign up

    Step 2

    Talk to a
    solar specialist

    Step 3

    Check out your
    custom design

    Step 4

    Relax during

    Step 5

    Watch your
    savings grow

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The number of solar panel installations in Rhode Island jumped significantly in 2015 with the introduction of great incentives from local utility National Grid.

    National Grid is the largest utility company in Rhode Island and now offers a great solar incentive through the Renewable Energy Growth Program. Under this program, National Grid has agreed to purchase all of the solar production (measured in kilowatt hours ("kWh") from your system at either 41 cents per kWh for 15 years or 37 cents per kWh for 20 years, which is one of the most generous programs in the U.S. This value is divided between on-bill credits which reduce your utility bill, and cash payments directly to your bank account.

    Because of these PBI's, going solar is an absolute home run in Rhode Island (Go PawSox).

    Solarize Rhode Island is local community program sponsored in part by Dividend Solar that makes it easy for homeowners in Rhode Island to go solar. With a strong push from the local government, National Grid, non-profit SmartPower, the Office of Energy Resources and Commerce RI, Solarize Rhode Island pairs homeowners with the leading solar installation companies in Rhode Island to make solar accessible and affordable for thousands of homeowners across the state. With great local involvement in Newport, Providence, Westerly and throughout RI, the Solarize Rhode Island team works with local municipalities and organizations to make Rhode Island a leader in solar. Click here for more information.

    The combination of Performance Based Incentives, the 30% Federal Tax Credit, and the ability to offset the high cost of electricity from your utility company make going solar in Rhode Island a home run.

    When you begin to generate your own solar power, your utility bill can drop significantly. How much you can save will depend on the size of your solar system, your electricity usage, your current utility rates, and other factors. Our team and partners can design a system for you using remote assessment tools, and can present you with a system designed specifically for your home to give you a sense of your expected solar savings.

    Working with the best solar installers in Rhode Island, Dividend Solar offers our customers a better, simpler way to go solar and save money on their utility bills.

    For more information, check out our General FAQs

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