Solar Subsidies are Booming

Kaufman, David
July 2006
Home Energy;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p6
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the solar energy subsidies which many states enacted their own tax credits and rebate programs in the U.S. Each state has different regulations and subsidies concerning solar. Some of the utility regulatory agencies in each state are considering that a portion of electricity supply come from renewable energy. The sales and property tax exemption, 15 states provide some form of tax incentive for homeowners . The North Carolina provides a 35 percent tax credit on most renewables with the maximum amount for commercial systems increased to 2.5 million dollars per installation.


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