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Cape Fear Solar Systems, LLC is the local leader in design & installation of residential and commercial solar systems. With in-house design and engineering, Cape Fear Solar Systems provides turn-key solar solutions. This includes management of all necessary permits and approvals, handling of all utility paperwork, providing information on available State and Federal investment tax credits as well as consulting on community guidelines (HOA/POA/ARB/ACC).

Cape Fear Solar Systems is an Elite Dealer for SunPower, the world’s most efficient solar panels and NABCEP Solar Thermal™, Solar PV® and PV Technical Sales™ Certified. Locally owned and operated, we have installed more than half of the solar systems in Southeastern North Carolina and our satisfied customers will be happy to share with you their experience of going solar.

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  • "Jacksonville NC / HOA issues"

    Reviewed Dec 23, 2018

    I can’t say enough about the quality of work and professional people that work at this company. The solar system is working great and it even took a level 2 hurricane with no problems. We had an issue with our HOA, but they worked with them and came up with a compromise so we could get our system. I would highly recommend them if you’re in Eastern NC.

  • "Amazing Company and Customer Service!"

    Reviewed Aug 22, 2018
    "Amazing Company and Customer Service!"

    Reviewed Aug 22, 2018

    I wish all contractors I have dealt with over the years were as honest and efficient as Cape Fear Solar Systems! My wife and I were so impressed with the results of our first system... we bought TWO more (a massive system for my 20,000 sq ft office building and a hot water system for my home).
    Net Results: Our power bills have been CUT IN HALF!

    Note: I researched the various solar dealers in our area and Cape Fear Solar was hands down the best and has the strongest track record in Eastern NC! Janet and I highly recommend them to anyone in our area.

  • "Terrific Service!"

    Reviewed Aug 06, 2016

    CFSS has always kept their commitments. We have been a customer for over 5 years and have been totally satisfied with each transaction. We will continue to do business with them and highly recommend them as a provider.

  • "Best Customer Service and Installation!"

    Reviewed Aug 05, 2016
    "Best Customer Service and Installation!"

    Reviewed Aug 05, 2016

    Cape Fear Solar Systems installed a 6.5 KW 20 panel rooftop solar system on our home in Wilmington in we went live January 2013. Their technicians were amazing- they worked diligently despite colder weather and tidied up at the end of every day. Whenever we had a question, they responded immediately. We have recommended them to others and they have been pleased as well with the systems. After our warranty period, we subscribed to their very reasonable service contract because we know they will take good care of us.

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    Reviewed Jul 13, 2016

    Every day since we've put it in, our solar has exceeded our use. Too bad we can't collect it during the day and use it at night! But our average is over 75% solar, so all in all, we've slashed out electric bill by 75%. That's better than they predicted :)

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  • "Great Service!"

    Reviewed Jul 13, 2016

    The team at Cape Fear Solar was a joy to work with. Very professional, communicated well throughout the whole process, and handled all of the utility paperwork with minimal hassle on my part. The job was installed on time and the crew was very respectful of my home. Highly recommend!

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We are a local business offering premium solar panels for homes and businesses in the Greater Wilmington area.

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901 Martin Street, Unit A
Wilmington, NC
28401 US

Workmanship Warranty

25 years


NC Sustainable Energy Association, Solar Energy Industry Association (SEI)


NABCEP PV, PV Technical Sales & Solar Thermal


General Contractor License #: 65677
Engineering License #: D-0395


General Liability & Workman's Compensation


  • North Carolina NC