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The benefits of solar power
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Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC)
Get a tax break when you install solar! Qualified individuals and businesses can subtract a portion of their solar system installation costs from their federal taxes.
- Tax Advantage: Access tax benefits with this program
- Current Rate: As of January 2023, the current rate is 30%.
- Payment Timelines: Deducted from the subsequent year’s taxes.
- Eligibility: PPAs/Leases do NOT qualify; only owned systems.
CA Residents Only
Net-Energy-Metering Program (NEM-3)
Lower bills, boost energy independence, and reduce emissions. NEM encourages solar investment, leading to savings and supporting renewable energy.
- Credit for Excess Energy: Homeowners receive credits for excess solar energy generated and exported to the grid.
- Energy Independence: Enables homeowners to rely less on utility companies, promoting energy independence
California's Disadvantaged Communities (DAC)
California’s DAC program offers incentives & assistance for solar access, prioritizing DACs to promote environmental justice & equity in renewable energy transition.
- Affordable Solar Adoption: Provides solar benefits to communities facing pollution and economic challenges
- Equality: Offers financial incentives and technical assistance for solar accessibility employment and the growing solar industry.
How solar power can transform your life
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Other frequently asked questions
Maintenance for solar panels is minimal. Periodic cleaning to remove dirt, dust, and debris helps maintain optimal performance. Inspecting for any damage or shading from nearby objects ensures maximum sunlight absorption. Typically, professional maintenance isn’t required, but occasional inspections by certified technicians can ensure long-term efficiency and address any issues.
Financing solar panel installation is flexible. Options include solar loans, leasing, power purchase agreements (PPAs), and government incentives like tax credits and rebates. Solar loans offer upfront financing with monthly payments, while leasing and PPAs involve renting the system with lower initial costs. Researching available incentives and consulting with solar providers can help find the best financing option tailored to your needs and budget.
Solar panels can be installed on most types of roofs, including asphalt shingle, metal, tile, and flat roofs. However, the suitability depends on factors like roof orientation, tilt, shading, and structural integrity. Consultation with a professional solar installer can assess your roof’s viability for solar installation and recommend any necessary modifications or alternatives to maximize efficiency and performance.
Several incentives and rebates are available for installing solar panels:
Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC): Offers a tax credit of up to 26% of the cost of solar installation for residential and commercial properties.
State and Local Solar Incentives: Many states offer additional incentives such as rebates, grants, or performance-based incentives to encourage solar adoption.
Net Metering: Allows solar system owners to receive credits for excess electricity generated and fed back into the grid, effectively reducing electricity bills.
Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs): Some states offer SRECs, which can be sold or traded, providing additional revenue for solar system owners based on their renewable energy generation.
Property Tax Exemptions: In some areas, solar installations are exempt from property taxes, reducing the overall cost of ownership.
Utility Rebates: Some utility companies offer rebates or incentives for installing solar panels as part of their renewable energy programs.
It’s important to research available incentives in your area and consult with a qualified solar installer to maximize savings and take advantage of all available benefits.
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