Local Family Company.Craftsmanship and Expertise you can only get from Master Electricians. Owner's Eric & Derrick Hoffman work direct w/ every customer.
Qualified.The Hoffman brothers specialize in Solar Panel Installation. Both are Licensed Master Electricians, NABCEP Certified Solar Installers, LEED AP's, and Local Austin Natives.
Solar Panel Basics:
Our Solar 101 section breaks down How Solar Works, Online Monitoring, Frequently Asked Questions and more! Visit our Residential Solar or Commercial Solar pages to learn more about specific HE Solar LLC services.
We created the HE Solar LLC test array to test Solar Panel’s performance in Austin heat. Visit our Solar Panels Compared page to see how 2018’s latest Solar Panels stack up!
Learn about the 3 types of Solar Inverters being used in the Austin Solar Market. We display the pros and cons of each on our Solar Inverters page.
Start your solar project with a general idea of what it cost. Our Solar Cost page shows average system cost and the applicable Federal Tax Credit. Additional incentives are available for Austin Energy Customers (see below).
Austin Energy Solar Information
Residential Solar Rebate:
AE currently offers a $0.40/watt rebate that will expire on March 31st 2018. The rebate program will be replaced by a flat rate rebate program. We will have more information on the flat rate program as it is released from Austin Energy.
Austin Energy customers with qualifying homes and businesses will need to meet the Austin Energy Solar Access guidelines and pass an energy audit if their home is older than 10 years old. (HE Solar LLC makes the process easy by assisting in the process)
Austin Energy Billing:
(Very Important!) Austin Energy has a different billing structure than surrounding utilities. They use your existing electrical meter and add a solar meter. Your solar meter will keep track of solar production and apply the Value of Solar rate to solar production.
AE Value of Solar Rate:
This is the rate that AE will credit your solar energy production. The current Residential rate is $0.097/kWh and will be in place until 2021. You can check current rate on the AE Solar Solutions Page.
We Can Help: The Hoffman Brothers make the rebate process simple. HE Solar LLC includes Rebate, Permitting, and HOA assistance in their pricing.
Our articles sections features an informative solar blog provided by owners Eric and Derrick Hoffman. Our Articles cover everything Solar Austin.
Utilize Tax Credits and Austin Energy Solar Rebates to purchase your own solar energy system. Save Money by lowering your electric bill.
Power outages, while rare in Austin, can be a nuisance. Energy Storage systems can be integrated with Solar Panels for Backup Power.
Premium Solar Panels, Energy Storage, Home Automation... The Hoffman Brothers specialize in cutting edge electrical systems.
Politics aside, Solar Panels are popular in Austin for a reason. It is environmentally friendly, low-maintenance, and has a 25+ year Life Expectancy.
The Hoffman Brothers are 2nd generation Master Electricians - We are LOCAL to Austin Texas!
A Licensed Master Electrician will be present AT ALL TIMES during the installation of your solar panels.
We also guarantee a NABCEP Solar Professional will by On-Site AT ALL TIMES for your project.
Austin Solar Panels get a lot of sun. We make the most of this energy by using Panasonic HIT Solar Panels!
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HE Solar LLC is truly one of a kind. We are a small family company owned and operated by Master Electricians with NABCEP Solar Installation certifications. Our low overhead cost (NO Salesmen) allows us to install solar panels at competitive rates, giving our customers the highest quality solar power system available at a great price! Owner's Eric and Derrick Hoffman lead every design and installation to insure maximum customer satisfaction.