A Charlotte man could be saving up to $200 a month if he can ever get approval from his HOA.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Greg Abbott wanted to install 23 solar panels on his home, which could have resulted in an 80 and 90% offset of power use. In February, he sent an application to his homeowner’s association.
Abbott said, “All I’m trying to do is save a little money and use renewable energy and help the environment a little bit along the way.”
He said he was denied for a lack of survey. He told WCNC he provided a survey in a subsequent application but was denied once again. Altogether, he said he was denied by his HOA five times.
It states, “No solar panels, solar collectors or other solar power apparatus shall be allowed on any lot.”
Update: The NC Supreme Court today ruled in favor of homeowners’ rights to …