State utilities are mandated to produce a certain amount of their energy from renewable sources including wind, geothermal and solar.
State utilities open net metering programs to allow residential participation. S.C. and residents jump on solar incentives first.
A small percentage of S.C. residents enjoy protection from rate increases.
About 1 in 15 homes qualify.
- Utility bill greater than $94
- Insured home in S.C.
- Taxpayer (to receive tax credits)