Why Homeowners Should Consider Solar

As the world moves towards more sustainable energy solutions, solar power is a popular and practical option for homeowners. By harnessing the power of the sun, solar offers numerous benefits for the environment and your wallet. Here’s why you should consider installing solar panels in your home.

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Reduce or Eliminate Energy Bills

Solar panels can dramatically lower your electricity bills. By generating your own energy, you reduce your reliance on the grid and, in some cases, eliminate your electricity costs entirely, offsetting your initial investment.

Environmentally Friendly

Solar energy is a clean, renewable source of power. Unlike fossil fuels, it does not produce harmful emissions or contribute to air pollution. Installing solar reduces your carbon footprint and helps combat climate change.

Energy Independence

Get independence from energy companies and volatile energy prices. Generating your own electricity means you are less affected by price hikes and supply issues.

Increase Home Value

Homes with solar often have higher property values and sell more quickly than those without because buyers are increasingly looking for energy-efficient homes with low utility costs.

Low Maintenance

Solar panels require minimal maintenance. Most systems come with long warranties, often 20-25 years, and need only occasional cleaning and routine checks to ensure they are functioning properly.

Financial Incentives

Many governments offer incentives to encourage the adoption of solar energy. These can include tax credits, rebates, and grants that help reduce the overall cost of installation. Additionally, some regions offer net metering, which allows you to sell excess energy back to the grid, further increasing your savings.

Why Solar Makes Sense in Minnesota

Excellent Solar Potential

Despite its cold winters, Minnesota receives ample sunlight throughout the year, averaging around 200 sunny days annually, making it well-suited for solar energy production. Plus, modern solar panels are highly efficient and can generate electricity even when cloudy.

Financial Incentives and Rebates

Minnesota offers various incentives to encourage the adoption of solar energy. These include the federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC), state-specific rebates, and utility incentives. Programs like the Minnesota Solar Incentive Program (MN SIP) and Xcel Energy’s Solar*Rewards can significantly reduce the cost of installation.

Energy Resilience in Harsh Weather

Minnesota's winters can be severe, and power outages are not uncommon. Solar panels with battery storage provide a reliable source of energy during these times, ensuring your home remains powered even when the grid is down.

           Ready to explore your solar options? Contact us today for a free consultation and see how solar panels can benefit your home.

Why Choose TruNorth Solar

Local Expertise and Community Engagement

Since 2010, we’ve been a proud part of the Minnesota community, with a deep understanding of the unique requirements and preferences of local homeowners. Our longstanding presence in the area means we are well-acquainted with Minnesota’s climate and energy needs, allowing us to deliver solutions that are perfectly tailored to our customers.

Comprehensive and Customized Energy Solutions

We pride ourselves on offering more than just solar panel installations. We provide a complete, customized energy solution designed specifically for your home. Our vertically integrated services cover everything from sales and design to engineering, installation, and service, ensuring a seamless and personalized experience from start to finish.

Trusted and Consultative Approach

Our customer-centric philosophy sets us apart from high-pressure sales pitches. We are your trusted advisor, guiding you through each step of your solar journey. This consultative approach gives you the best possible advice and solutions tailored to your specific needs, with no pressure. 

Reliable Support means Peace of Mind

One of our hallmarks is our commitment to supporting our customers for the lifetime of their solar system. Our dedicated team installs, services, and stands behind all our systems, providing relentless support and peace of mind.  Our drive to solve customer issues is relentless, ensuring you always have the support you need.

Environmental and Financial Benefits

Choosing TruNorth Solar is a a smart investment in your home and the environment. Our solar energy solutions reduce monthly electric bills, lower carbon emissions, and give you greater energy independence.  

Passionate and Personable Team

Our team at TruNorth Solar is passionate about renewable energy and committed to providing exceptional customer service. We treat our customers the way we wish to be treated, ensuring a positive and personalized experience throughout your solar journey. Serving, engaging, connecting, and WOW’ing our Minnesota customers since 2010 is a testament to our dedication.

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The TruNorth Process

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For more information or to start your solar journey, contact TruNorth Solar today!

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Financing Your New Solar System

A new Home Energy System including solar panels and a smart home battery is a smart investment.  Many people finance it with a low cost loan and many pay cash.  TruNorth has multiple options we can customize to make your solar journey easy and rewarding.

Learn about Financing Options

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Home Storage

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