Why Palmetto

Count on the Solar Company Reinventing Clean Energy Savings

Palmetto is more than a solar energy company—we’re reinventing clean energy savings. With 11+ years in business, we’ve learned that many homeowners are interested in clean energy but aren’t sure if solar is worth the investment. Others have invested and been left with complex technologies and no support. That’s where Palmetto comes in. We’re taking the guesswork and the risk out of clean energy savings by offering end-to-end solutions that save you time and money. Tap into a lifetime of savings and impact with Palmetto.

End-to-End Solutions

From designing the ideal system for your home, through decades of maintenance, tracking, system optimization, and support, we’re in your corner, every step of the way.

Dedicated Customer Support

Our dedicated customer care team is always one click away and will work on your behalf to address issues, increase efficiency, and boost savings.

Exclusive Partnerships

We vet and partner with the best solar energy equipment suppliers, solar power consultants, and clean energy specialists in the industry to ensure superior technology, service, and rewards.

Record of Reliability

Since 2010, Palmetto has become one of the leading solar power companies in the United States—helping thousands of homeowners reduce their reliance on the grid, access clean solar energy, and grow their savings.

We always go back to our north star—what is right by the customer.

Chris Kemper

Founder & CEO

We are going to move heaven and earth to ensure we deliver the best possible customer experience.

Sean Hayes


Three Steps to Solar Savings

Palmetto is Clean Energy, Simplified. Our three-step process is designed to get you up and running so you can plug into savings with less time and no hassle. Here’s how it works:


See how much you could save

Get a custom quote in less than 5 minutes with Palmetto’s solar savings estimator.


Let us make it happen

Together, we’ll define a solution to maximize your savings. Then, we’ll make it happen! From survey and design to permitting and installation—we manage the details so you don’t have to.


Tap into lifetime savings and support

With ongoing support, maintenance, and monitoring plus our optional Palmetto Protect program, you can count on risk-free savings with Palmetto.

Estimate your savings

Your Solar Energy Consultant, Every Step of the Way

Palmetto is Solar Savings, Simplified. We manage every aspect of your clean energy solution so you can save more, earn more, with less time, and dedicated support.


While solar technologies have never been more affordable, most homeowners choose to finance their solar energy investment. We’ll work with you to clarify costs, identify options, and secure the best financing for your solar energy needs.

Rebates & Incentives

Investing in solar energy? You may be eligible for federal and local tax rebates and incentives. Our certified specialists can help you navigate the requirements to increase your returns.

Survey, Design & Engineering

Our solar specialists will take a survey of your property and define specific requirements in your area. Using best-in-class solar technologies, we’ll design a custom solar energy solution to maximize your savings.


We work on your behalf to navigate state and municipal solar permitting requirements, homeowners associations, and utility paperwork—moving your project from design to installation with the ultimate efficiency.


Once permits are in place, our experienced build team steps in. We’ve vetted and partnered with the best solar panel companies in your area so your installation is skillful, timely, and precise.

Active System Monitoring

Peak efficiency means peak savings. With active system monitoring, we’ll closely track your solar energy production to ensure you’re getting the most out of your investment.

Intuitive User App

Connect. Track. Save. It’s that easy. The Palmetto App puts power in the palm of your hand, so you’re always in the know about your solar energy system.

Customer Care and Support

Count on our dedicated customer care team to answer questions, address concerns, and schedule maintenance, while our certified build partners deliver superior workmanship and performance.

Extended Protection

Starting at less than $10 per month, our optional Palmetto Protect program offers the coverage you need for the confidence you want.


"My business is clean energy. I'm also passionate about leadership and educating people about the importance of climate change and the environment. But the environment is just one aspect of sustainability."

- Inc.

Thrive Global

"Take small actions that add up to a big impact — Recycle and take kids to the recycling yard so they can see how items are processed."

- Thrive Global
Thrive Global


"In the age of Covid-19, the work-from-home phenomenon has become a reality for anyone who can do their job with decent internet."

- Forbes


"Homeowners want new, cleaner energy options, said Chris Kemper, CEO of Palmetto. Our success in scaling low-cost, locally-provided clean energy solutions shows people are ready to be part of a climate solution. And solar is just the start."

- Medium


"We expect more of an organic growth from here. We are focused primarily on a software buildout and service buildout."


PV Magazine

"Palmetto, a Charleston, S.C.-based software company focused on home energy spend, landed $29 million in Series B funding from investors including Evergy Ventures, Arctern Ventures, Shell Ventures, Greycroft, Lerer Hippeau, Box Group, Falkon Ventures and the Leto Family Office. Greycroft led Palmetto’s Series A round in 2018."

- PV Magazine
PV Magazine

The Post and Courier

"Backers include Greycroft Partners, which was part of previous round of funding in 2018. Will Szczerbiak, a principal with the New York-based firm, said in a statement that Palmetto has “the best platform to bring renewable energy products and services to market. 'The potential for rooftop solar and the electrification of homes in the U.S. is huge and the competitive landscape is fairly fragmented with just a few dominant players,' said Robert Linck, chief investment officer at Shell Ventures."

- The Post and Courier
The Post and Courier

Greenville Business Magazine

"Charleston-based Palmetto, a software, energy-focused company, said it has completed a $29 million Series B raise with investors."

- Greenville Business Magazine
Greenville Business Magazine

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Track Your Savings with the Palmetto App

Track Your Savings with the Palmetto App

Track Your Savings with the Palmetto App

The Palmetto App puts solar savings in the palm of your hand. Track system performance and energy consumption by day, week, or month. Get real-time alerts, review historical data, and tap into Palmetto’s clean energy incentive programs. With an intuitive user dashboard and one-click customer support, it’s easy to track your goals and boost your results.
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