Lets face it: taxes are confusing. When that certain time of year rolls around, feelings of apprehension and dread have a tendency to appear. Perplexing language, strange looking forms and a constantly changing tax code can leave one utterly bewildered. If you received a tax credit last year for installing some energy efficient windows or a […]
Home solar power installations in Oregon are eligible for incentives in accordance with state ordinances, and homeowners are also eligible for Residential Energy Tax Credits under special circumstances.
In the State of Washington, sales of equipment used to generate electricity via sustainable energy are tax-exempt. Energy sources that are eligible for this exemption are wind, sun, fuel cells, biomass energy, tidal or wave energy, anaerobic digestion, geothermal, and landfill gas. This is how the state rewards those who incorporate the use of renewable […]
In Southern Alabama, the Wiregrass Electric Cooperative offers a utility rebate program to consumers who prefer a more energy-efficient way of operating their household. Under the Touchstone Energy Homes program, certified and highly-trained personnel of the said cooperative can assist these consumers to avail themselves of the incentive. The concept of the Touchstone Energy Home […]
We all care for our planet, and are concerned at the fast depleting resources. Yet, sometimes we feel that there is nothing that can be done by us at an individual level to help remedy the situation. After all, we have a standard of living that we uphold, and no one is going to make […]
The following incentives are available: Commercial, business and institutional projects: up to $250,000 per year. Non-profit affordable housing developments: up to $200,000 per year ($100,000 per award per year). Municipal renewable energy projects: up to $1 million per year ($500,000 per award per year). Technical and feasibility studies: up to $200,000 per year Renewable energy […]
As of recently, I’ve heard of tax credits and incentives for the use of renewable energy such as solar power, wind power and other alternative energy sources. However, trying to find and understand them left something to be desired. So I thought I would translate them from “legalese” into English. Note: This is my personal […]