As interest in renewable energy has grown, more and more cooperative members have considered solar energy. New technology, falling prices and financial incentives mean solar energy is more accessible for South Carolina homeowners and businesses.
Horry Electric supports a balanced mix of resources for generating power, including solar.As your trusted energy partner, we have worked with the rest of South Carolina’s independent, consumer-owned and not-for-profit electric cooperatives to develop MySCSolar. It was created to help members make informed decisions about investing in solar power, proper installation and safety.
Powered by Electric Cooperatives in South Carolina, MySCSolar covers the basics of how solar works the math involved in determining if it’s right for you and a checklist of things you should know before you make a commitment to making the investment of doing it on your own.
You can also call us with questions at 843.369.2211.
- Solar Energy FAQ
- Solar-Estimate – A free public service to help estimate the cost and benefits of solar, wind and other renewable energy systems
MySCSolar also features a section on Community Solar.
Horry Electric is a part of the FIRST SOLAR FARM IN SOUTH CAROLINA. It began producing power in December 2013. You can view real-time power output from the Colleton Solar Farm.
Horry Electric Cooperative offers a Community Solar program.