North Carolina Tax Incentives Did you know that the state of North Carolinas offers several incentives for residents to pursue renewable energy upgrades and solutions? Click here to learn more. Federal – Incentives / Policies for Renewable & Efficiency The federal government offers many incentives so that we will choose energy efficient options! Click here to see if you’re eligible to apply for a tax credit! Duke Power Looking for ways to save money, improve the comfort of your home and become more energy efficient? Look no further than Duke Energy’s Smart $aver® program. You can save up to $625 with incentives on qualifying high-efficiency equipment and services. Click here to learn more! Piedmont Natural Gas Now is the time to cut the cost of heating water and your home by replacing your old, inefficient water heater or furnace with a new high-efficiency one. Residential customers in North Carolina who replace existing natural gas equipment with qualifying high-efficiency natural gas equipment are eligible for up to a $225 rebate. Click here to find out if your high-efficiency gas water heaters and furnaces qualify. Progress Energy Progress Energy is offering two different programs. One is targeted to solar installation and the other is for updates you may make to your residence. SunSense Solar Program: Offers a $500 upfront rebate plus monthly bill credits to North Carolina customers who are accepted into the program and install a solar photovoltaic (PV) system at their home. Click here to learn more. Home Energy Improvement Program: Energy efficiency is one of the few investments that can help you gain a return on your energy bill and on the value of your home. Learn more more about Progress Energy’s home improvement rebates! Click here to review the details.