WHAT REBATES AND INCENTIVES ARE AVAILABLE FOR SOLAR ENERGY IN CALIFORNIA?
The Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is a 30% federal tax credit for solar installations on both residential and commercial properties, reducing the tax liability for individuals or businesses that purchase qualifying solar energy technologies.
In addition to the federal ITC, California also has state and municipal incentives that can be seen via the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE). We can provide most up-to-date information on solar incentives when you schedule a FREE estimate with us.
More about Solar rebates and incentives: http://www.gosolarcalifornia.ca.gov/consumers/taxcredits.php
FEDERAL INCOME TAX CREDITS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY:
The listed tax credits are available for purchases made in 2017. ENERGY STAR products eligible for tax credits are independently certified to save energy, save money and protect the environment. Use up to 30% less energy in your home by outfitting it with ENERGY STAR products available across more than 70 categories. *
2017 Federal Tax Credits:
Tax Credit: 30% of cost with no upper limit
Expires: December 31, 2021:
Tax credits for Solar Energy Systems are available at 30% through December 31, 2019. https://www.energystar.gov/about/federal_tax_credits/solar_energy_systems
The credit decreases to 26% for tax year 2020; drops to 22% for tax year 2021 then expires December 31, 2021)
(Details: Existing homes and new construction qualify. Both principal residences and second homes qualify. Rentals do not qualify.)