Founded in 2010, ReNu Energy Solutions is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and provides a variety of solar energy services to residential and commercial customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. ReNu takes care of all aspects of the solar process, from initial consultation to post-installation support.
ReNu Energy Solutions is NABCEP certified, and has been recognized as a "Top 500 Solar Contractor" by Solar Power World every year from 2013 to 2021. Since its founding, the solar business has installed more than 22,800 kilowatts of renewable energy across more than 3,500 unique solar project installations.
ReNu Energy Solutions makes it easy for its customers to find a payment method that meets their needs by offering two ways to pay for a system: outright purchase and loan. If you're interested in financing, ReNu offers several different options: 12 or 18 months same as cash, 20 year financing, and Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOC). The same as cash options allow you to delay payment until you receive your tax credits and incentives. The 20 year financing option requires a small down payment but allows you to start saving money on utility bills immediately. The HELOC option gives you the opportunity to finance with a low-interest home equity loan.
ReNu Energy Solutions installs solar panels and solar inverters from its lead vendor SunPower, one of the top solar equipment manufacturers in the country. SunPower panels come with an industry-leading 22.8 percent energy efficiency rating and a 25-year equipment warranty.
The solar company also installs solar energy storage solutions, like the Tesla Powerwall, Enphase energy storage, and Generac PWRCell backup batteries. Both solutions greatly improve the overall efficiency of the solar energy system by allowing the homeowner to use surplus solar power during the night time or in an emergency. These devices can also be integrated with EV charging stations — another one of the ReNu's offered services.
The solar energy company employs technicians certified by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP), meaning every ReNu system is expertly installed and built to last. The NABCEP authors some of the most well-respected and sought after certification programs in the solar industry.
ReNu Energy Solutions takes care of all aspects of the solar journey in-house. This means that the company does not outsource any of its work, starting with the initial energy audit, which analyzes the current utility bill and energy usage, along with the roof's potential to produce clean, renewable energy.
If the home is a good candidate for solar, ReNu will develop a customized solar panel system, including a free quote with available financing options, state-level rebates, and solar incentives like the Federal Solar Tax Credit. Following installation, the company will work both the city and the local power company to connect the system to the utility grid and help you start saving on your monthly energy bill.
Following successful interconnection, ReNu Energy Solutions will provide ongoing repair and maintenance services. This portion of the solar journey is handled by Sun Service, a trusted ReNu affiliate, which provides the following services:
It's unclear whether or not ReNu Energy Solutions offers online monitoring to its customers. Without monitoring, customers cannot keep track of how their system is performing. ReNu not providing this service could be a drawback for some potential customers.
As of January 2023, fewer than five verified ReNu Energy Solutions reviews have been posted to Best Company. Verified reviews are an important part of establishing a company's reputation online as well as informing potential solar customers. Homeowners look to these reviews to learn more about a given solar company's customer service and customer satisfaction ratings, additional services offered (like solar battery installation) by the solar installer, and the overall quality of the solar installation.
If you are a current or former customer of ReNu Energy Solutions, we encourage you to share your experience below.
Gregory Aloisi Charleston, SC
2 years ago
Kore's Konundrums Winston-Salem, NC
2 years ago
Shane Hallowell Summerville, SC
2 years ago
John Beatty Charlotte, NC
1 year ago