Solarize Charlotte Home Solar Power

Solarize CharlotteSolarize Charlotte's mission was to bring roof top solar to as many Charlotte residence as possible. Solarize Charlotte was sponsored by the Cleaner is Cheaper Coalition, a group of over 20 different organizations.  With the help of the Cleaner is Cheaper Coalition, a group discount was given to participants as well as support to gainin glow interest loans and navigating the tax incentives available. See More

The Solarize Model is endorsed by the U.S. Department of Energy. The first “Solarize” program began in 2009 as a grassroots initiative to boost solar energy usage in Portland.  Since then, the program has experienced success in dozens of cities across the country including the Solarize Charlotte Program, which closed 7/31/14.

We are the leading solar contractor working in Charlotte, read about our work there. 


Renewable Energy Design Group was perfect partner for the Solarize Charlotte Program

  • 20 years combined experience 
  • We use digitized online and automated processes
  • Seamless transition
  • Personal contact with RED group
  • 1 % of profits were donated to a local charity
  • Social benefits=renewable energy education and advocacy for local sustainability, environmental stewardship for a cleaner healthier future
  • Partnered with Sylvester & Cockrum,  a design-build firm with electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and engineering capabilities. 


"The Red Group Team did a very thorough job of presenting their proposal. The written proposal was easy to understand and complete. No hidden costs. They met every time line and stayed in constant communication. I would highly recommend them for your solar projects."

- Homeowner, Solarize Charlotte participant

Solarize Charlotte Results

In 2014 Charlotte got greener with 37 roof top installations totaling 162 kW thanks to the Solarize Charlotte Program! 

This is like planting 110,500 trees, offsetting over 4,700 tons of CO2, or avoiding burning 4,621,000 ​pounds of coal! 

We used the same high quality equipment that is used for other solar installations! The solar panels were Solar World 250 Watt panels, which come with a  25 year  performance warranty.

"RED Group is very experienced, very professional, very competent and very customer responsive.  I've never dealt with a contractor who always did what he said he'd do and on time, but RED Group is a refreshing exception."

-Homeowner, Solarize Charlotte participant