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Add State and Local Incentives to the 30% Federal Tax Credit
Learn about solar incentives and solar rebates. Find out what is available to you through federal, state and local programs, as well as local utilities.
State and Local Solar Panel Rebates
Combining the Federal tax credit with state incentives you qualify for may significantly reduce the cost of your solar PV system.

Read more good news about these programs and important tips on qualifying below.
Federal Solar Tax Credit
30% of the cost of your Solar Electric System and installation can be deducted from your federal tax bill.

Read more about this credit and what qualifies.





Solar Incentives by State… Click on your state to see what is available.    
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— You may be able to afford a larger solar PV system than you originally thought!
— You may be able to add the battery backup system you were planning to buy in a year or two



The Good News About Solar System Incentives, Qualifications and Tips
Some solar incentive programs pay you back over time, based on the energy you generate. Other solar incentives are one-time payments of rebates or credits. Incentive requirements and definitions may vary between states.

Incentive types can be specifically for residential, schools, business, or industrial; or inclusive of all of them. Solar incentives are mainly for grid tied systems and are sometimes available for off grid systems.

The incentives may be only for solar photovoltaic (electric), for electricity generated by wind, or for solar thermal (hot water generation). Other types of incentives may incorporate multiple solar technologies.

Programs with yearly or periodic application dates have credits or rebate rates that may be stepped down over time.

To qualify for incentives, your solar system may have to be installed by a licensed Photovoltaic System Installer, and/or connected to the grid by a licensed Electrician. This may be particularly true for Grid-Tie (Grid-Intertied) systems.
Plan ahead and act quickly. Many incentive programs are time sensitive. First-come-first-served programs, such as lotteries, can be spoken for in minutes after the opening of their application date.

Be careful including incentives in your PV system's budget due to requirements and possible deadlines to meet before qualifying.

Always consult a tax professional in regards to your eligibility for tax incentives.





Solar Incentive Glossary
Battery Backup Systems
Battery backup systems can store electricity from the grid or a fuel-powered generator to provide emergency power when the grid goes down. It can also store energy created PV system to power appliances and lights at night after the sun goes down.

Feed in Tariffs,
a Performance Based Incentive, or PBI

(Available for Grid Tied Systems.)
Feed-in Tariffs are typically long term contracts with your local utility for performance-based compensation.

The contracts are typically a 15-25 year purchase agreement at a guaranteed rate. The rate may decrease over time as specified in the agreement. Feed-in Tariffs may ultimately pay for your PV system or even exceed your initial investment depending on the specifics in the contract.

Originally started in Germany in 1990 and restructured in 2000 to include the right to interconnect to the utility grid. It was designed as an incentive to promote cost-effective renewable energy use and advancements in technologies. Due to its success, the current German policy is the cornerstone for the creation of many feed-in tariff programs around the globe.

Green Building Programs
(May be available for Off-grid and/or Grid-tied Systems.)
Green Building Programs are generally for new construction and remodeling, or just adding a solar electric system. The most common incentives are reductions or waivers of building permit fees. Some state or local organizations offer coupons that reduce construction and/or installation costs to homeowners. The home or business owner usually gives the coupon to their program-authorized installer/contractor. Once the system is installed the installer/contractor can be reimbursed for the amount of the coupon by the program's organization.

Grid-Tied PV Systems
Grid tied systems are inter-connected to send energy back to the grid when your solar electric system creates more than you're using; and you can receive energy from the grid when you're using more electricity than your system is generating at the moment. Learn more about grid-tied solar systems.

Loans
(May be available for Off-grid and/or Grid-tied Systems.)
State or local governments may offer low or zero interest loans for renewable energy projects. Terms are typically 10 years or less. If you are going to purchase or remodel a home that you are going to add a solar system to you may also want to see the Energy Star website for information on Energy Improvement Mortgages (EIMs).

Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing may be offered by states that have been authorized to participate in this program. The amount of the loan is determined by a special assessment of your property and is typically repaid over a period of years.

Check with your local banks and credit unions as they may offer renewable energy loans for less than the prime rate. Also consider that mortgage loans and home equity loans can offer several advantages: longer terms, lower interest rates than conventional bank loans, and tax-deductible interest.
Net Metering
(Available for Grid Tied Systems.)
As of January 2012, only four states do not have net metering policies ‐ South Dakota, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. These programs are for utility customers who generate their own electricity and feed excess energy back into the grid. Net-metered customers may use grid energy when their electrical demand exceeds their solar electric system's output. Solar electric credit rates are applied to the customer's total electric use and are shown on the utility bills.

The credit rates and rules vary from state to state. Unused solar electric system credits may expire in a specified time period or they may be carried over from year to year. The credits may only be applied to the utility bill or you may be allowed to get a refund check at the end of a designated period, usually the end of the year.

Off-Grid PV Systems
Off grid systems do not feed energy back to the grid. You may be completely independent from the grid or you may be receiving grid electricity to supplement your system (Grid-Assisted). Learn more about off-grid solar systems.

Solar PV System (Photovoltaics)
A solar PV system uses photovoltaic panels (or modules) to create electricity. This powers appliances, lights, and other electric equipment.

Solar Thermal System
A solar thermal system uses panels (or modules) to heat water. The hot water is typically used instead of a water heater for everyday water use, or in a radiant heating system to warm the air.

State and Local Tax Incentives
(May be available for Off-grid and/or Grid-tied Systems.)
  • Personal tax incentives include income tax credits (dollar-for-dollar reduction on what you owe) and income tax deductions (reduces your taxable income).
  • Property tax exemptions, exclusions and credit incentives generally exclude the added value of the system from your yearly property tax. Abatements may reduce a percentage of your yearly property tax over time.
  • State sales tax incentives can be an exemption from or a credit towards the applicable sales tax.
Utility Rate Discounts & Rebates
(Available for Grid Tied Systems.)
Some utilities and state or local programs may offer temporarily reduced rates on utility bills, or one time rebates on the installation of solar systems and purchases of energy efficient appliances and/or HVAC systems.


Updated: 11/26/2016
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Arizona Solar Incentives
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INCENTIVE NAME: Solar Rights
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Solar/Wind Access Policy
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ07R
LAST UPDATE: 03/18/2016

INCENTIVE NAME: Solar & Wind Equipment Certification
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Equipment Certification
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ06R
WEBSITE: http://www.azsolarcenter.com/benefits/guidelines1.html
LAST UPDATE: 10/31/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: Residential Solar and Wind Energy Systems Tax Credit
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Personal Tax Credit
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ01F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - 25%
Maximum Incentive - $1,000 maximum credit per residence, regardless of number of energy devices installed
Eligible System Size - Not specified
Equipment Requirements - System must be new and in compliance with all applicable performance and safety standards; must carry a minimum 2-yr warranty on collectors, heat exchangers, and storage units; other equipment and installation must carry a minimum 1-yr warranty.
Carryover Provisions - Excess credit may be carried forward for up to five years
WEBSITE: http://www.azdor.gov/Portals/0/Brochure/543.pdf
LAST UPDATE: 06/17/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Solar and Wind Equipment Sales Tax Exemption
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Sales Tax Incentive
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ08F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - 100% of sales tax on eligible equipment
Maximum Incentive - No maximum
WEBSITE: http://www.azsolarcenter.org/economics/incentives/state-tax-credits.html#resi-3
LAST UPDATE: 11/04/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: Sulphur Springs Valley EC - SunWatts Rebate Program
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Rebate Program
SECTOR: Utility
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ12F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - PV: $0.25/W
Wind: $0.10/W
Solar Water Heating: $0.50 per estimated first year kWh savings
Maximum Incentive - Residential PV: $2,500
Non-residential PV: $5,000
Residential Wind: $1,250
Non-residential Wind: $2,500
Eligible System Size - Must qualify as a Net Meter Account
Equipment Requirements - PV equipment must meet IEEE 929 standards, UL 1741 standards, and the NEC code; Minimum 2-year warranty
Solar water heaters must be OG-300 certified
Installation Requirements - System must be installed by a licensed contractor
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits - SSVEC
WEBSITE: http://www.ssvec.org/renewable-energy-program/
UTILITIES: Sulphur Springs Valley E C Inc,
LAST UPDATE: 06/29/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Solar Contractor Licensing
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Solar/Wind Contractor Licensing
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ02R
WEBSITE: http://www.azroc.gov/l_class.html
LAST UPDATE: 11/05/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: Renewable Energy Standard
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Renewables Portfolio Standard
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ03R
DETAILS:
Standard - 15% by 2025
Technology Minimum - Distributed Generation: 30% of annual requirement in 2012 and thereafter (4.5% of sales in 2025); half of this must be from residential installations and half from non-residential, non-utility installations
Compliance Multipliers - Early installation: 0.1 - 0.3 for 3 years
In-state solar installations: 0.5 annually
In-state manufactured components: 0.5 annually
Distributed solar installed before 12/31/2005: 0.5 annually
Multipliers are additive but may not exceed 2.0
REC Lifetime - Bankable - utilities may use RECs acquired in any year after 1997 for compliance
Credit Trading/Tracking System - Yes (no third-party tracking system in place)
Alternative Compliance Payment - N/A
WEBSITE: http://www.azcc.gov/divisions/utilities/electric/environmental.asp
LAST UPDATE: 03/18/2016

INCENTIVE NAME: Mandatory Photovoltaic System Cost Analysis
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Line Extension Analysis
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ04R
DETAILS:
Availability - Determined by phone interview
Requirements - No requirements
Service - Does cost/benefit analysis
LAST UPDATE: 09/05/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: Solar Design Standards for State Buildings
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Energy Standards for Public Buildings
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ05R
WEBSITE: http://www.azenergy.gov/Government/EE-RE-St_Bldgs.aspx
LAST UPDATE: 10/31/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: Energy Efficiency Standards for State Buildings
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Energy Standards for Public Buildings
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ16R
DETAILS:
Energy Reduction Goal/Requirement - 15% per square foot of floor area by July 1, 2011, using July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002 as the baseline year
WEBSITE: http://www.azenergy.gov/Government/EE-RE-St_Bldgs.aspx
LAST UPDATE: 03/22/2016

INCENTIVE NAME: Maricopa Assn. of Governments - PV and Solar Domestic Water Heating Permitting Standards
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Solar/Wind Permitting Standards
SECTOR: Local
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ14R
WEBSITE: http://www.azmag.gov/Committees/Committee.asp?CMSID=1045
LAST UPDATE: 07/23/2012

INCENTIVE NAME: Interconnection Guidelines
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Interconnection
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ09R
DETAILS:
Applicable Utilities - Investor-owned utilities, SRP
System Capacity Limit - Varies by utility
Standard Agreement - Varies by utility
Insurance Requirements - Vary by utility
External Disconnect Switch - Varies by utility
Net Metering Required - No
WEBSITE: http://www.azcc.gov/divisions/utilities/electric.asp
LAST UPDATE: 11/04/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: SRP - Net Metering
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Net Metering
SECTOR: Utility
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ08R
DETAILS:
Applicable Utilities - SRP
System Capacity Limit - Existing Self-Generation Customers: 300 kW
New Self-Generation Customers: Not specified
Aggregate Capacity Limit - No limit specified
Net Excess Generation - Credited to customer's next bill at retail rate; held for same time of use period.
For existing DG customers: excess reconciled annually in April at average annual market price minus price adjustment of 0.00017/kWh
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits - Not addressed
Meter Aggregation - Not allowed
WEBSITE: http://www.srpnet.com/environment/earthwise/solar/solarelectric.aspx
UTILITIES: Salt River Project,
LAST UPDATE: 04/02/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Non-Residential Solar & Wind Tax Credit (Corporate)
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Corporate Tax Credit
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ18F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - 10% of installed cost
Maximum Incentive - $25,000 for any one building in the same year and $50,000 per business in total credits in any year
Eligible System Size - No size restrictions specified, but systems must receive approval from Commerce's Solar Committee.
Carryover Provisions - Unused credit may be carried forward for up to five consecutive taxable years
BUDGET: $1 million annually
WEBSITE: http://www.azcommerce.com/commercialindustrial-solar/
LAST UPDATE: 06/17/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Non-Residential Solar & Wind Tax Credit (Personal)
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Personal Tax Credit
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ19F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - 10% of installed cost
Maximum Incentive - $25,000 for any one building in the same year and $50,000 per business in total credits in any year
Eligible System Size - No size restrictions specified, but systems must receive approval from Commerce's Solar Committee.
Carryover Provisions - Unused credits may be carried forward for up to 5 consecutive taxable years
BUDGET: $1 million annually
WEBSITE: http://www.azcommerce.com/commercialindustrial-solar/
LAST UPDATE: 06/17/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Energy Equipment Property Tax Exemption
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Property Tax Incentive
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ20F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - 100% of increased value
LAST UPDATE: 03/28/2016

INCENTIVE NAME: City of Scottsdale - Green Building Policy for Public Buildings
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Energy Standards for Public Buildings
SECTOR: Local
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ21R
WEBSITE: http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/greenbuilding
LAST UPDATE: 07/03/2012

INCENTIVE NAME: City of Scottsdale - Green Building Incentives
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Green Building Incentive
SECTOR: Local
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ28F
WEBSITE: http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/greenbuilding/incentives
LAST UPDATE: 12/19/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: Solar Construction Permitting Standards
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Solar/Wind Permitting Standards
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ23R
LAST UPDATE: 01/07/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Town of Buckeye - Green Building Incentive
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Green Building Incentive
SECTOR: Local
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ29F
WEBSITE: http://az-buckeye2.civicplus.com/index.aspx?nid=278
LAST UPDATE: 01/09/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Property Tax Assessment for Renewable Energy Equipment
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Property Tax Incentive
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ30F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - Renewable-energy equipment assessed at 20% of its depreciated cost
Equipment Requirements - Energy must not be used on-site
LAST UPDATE: 03/18/2016

INCENTIVE NAME: Net Metering
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Net Metering
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ24R
DETAILS:
Applicable Utilities - Investor-owned utilities, electric cooperatives
System Capacity Limit - No capacity limit specified, but system must be sized to meet part or all of customer's electric load and may not exceed 125% of customer's total connected load
Aggregate Capacity Limit - No limit specified
Net Excess Generation - Credited to customer's next bill at retail rate; excess reconciled annually at avoided-cost rate
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits - Not addressed in net metering rules; customer owns RECs unless participating in a utility incentive
Meter Aggregation - Not addressed
LAST UPDATE: 12/21/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: City of Chandler - Green Building Requirement for City Buildings
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Energy Standards for Public Buildings
SECTOR: Local
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ25R
WEBSITE: http://www.chandleraz.gov/default.aspx?pageid=874
LAST UPDATE: 12/19/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: City of Tucson - Solar Design Requirement for Homes
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Building Energy Code
SECTOR: Local
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ26R
DETAILS:
Residential Code - All new single-family homes or duplexes must be constructed to be "solar-ready".
WEBSITE: http://pdsd.tucsonaz.gov/pdsd/water-energy-conservation
LAST UPDATE: 01/09/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Renewable Energy Business Tax Incentives
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Industry Recruitment/Support
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ41F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - Varies
Maximum Incentive - The tax credit is up to 10% of the investment amount. The annual limit for a single taxpayer is $30 million. The aggregate amount of tax credits that can be approved state-wide is $70 million per taxable year. There is no individual limit on property tax reductions.
WEBSITE: http://www.azcommerce.com/renewable-energy-tax-incentive/
LAST UPDATE: 03/22/2016

INCENTIVE NAME: Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit (Personal)
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Personal Tax Credit
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ47F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - Wind and Biomass: $0.01/kWh, paid for 10 years
Solar: Varies by year (see below), paid for 10 years
Maximum Incentive - $2 million per year
Eligible System Size - 5 MW minimum
Carryover Provisions - Unused credit may be carried forward for 5 years
BUDGET: $20 million per calendar year (includes corporate tax credit)
WEBSITE: http://www.azdor.gov/TaxCredits/RenewableEnergyProductionTaxCredit.aspx
LAST UPDATE: 06/17/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit (Corporate)
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Corporate Tax Credit
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ48F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - Wind and Biomass: $0.01/kWh, paid for 10 years
Solar: Varies by year (see below), paid for 10 years
Maximum Incentive - $2 million per year
Eligible System Size - 5 MW minimum
Carryover Provisions - Unused credit may be carried forward for 5 years
BUDGET: $20 million per calendar year (includes personal tax credit)
WEBSITE: http://www.azdor.gov/TaxCredits/RenewableEnergyProductionTaxCredit.aspx
LAST UPDATE: 06/17/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Mohave Electric Cooperative - Renewable Energy Incentive Program
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Rebate Program
SECTOR: Utility
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
SOURCE: RES Surchage
CODE: AZ54F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - PV and Wind systems: $0.20/W
Solar Water Heating: $0.75/kWh of estimated first year energy savings
Maximum Incentive - Residential PV and Wind: $3,000
Commercial PV and Wind: $5,000
Eligible System Size - up to 50 kW or 125% onsite load, whichever is less
Equipment Requirements - Solar water heating systems must be OG-300 certified
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits - Mohave Electric Cooperative
WEBSITE: http://www.mohaveelectric.com/content/sunwatts-renewable-energy-incentive-program
UTILITIES: Mohave Electric Cooperative, Inc,
LAST UPDATE: 06/18/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: City of Phoenix - Renewable Energy Goal
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Green Power Purchasing
SECTOR: Local
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ29R
DETAILS:
Renewables % or Amount - 15% by 2025
WEBSITE: http://phoenix.gov/greenphoenix/sustainability/summary/green.html
LAST UPDATE: 01/09/2013

INCENTIVE NAME: Maricopa County - Renewable Energy Systems Zoning Ordinance
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Solar/Wind Permitting Standards
SECTOR: Local
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ30R
LAST UPDATE: 07/16/2012

INCENTIVE NAME: Duncan Valley Electric Cooperative - SunWatts Rebate Program
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Rebate Program
SECTOR: Utility
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ65F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - PV and Wind (10 kW or less): $1.00/W-DC
PV and Wind (larger than 10 kW): PBI may be awarded on a competitive basis
Solar Water Heating: $0.75/kWh first year savings
Maximum Incentive - PV and Wind: $10,000 or 40% of cost, whichever is less
Equipment Requirements - All solar water heating systems must be OG-300 rated by the National Solar Rating and Certification Corporation.
WEBSITE: http://www.dvec.org/content/sunwatts
UTILITIES: Duncan Valley Elec Coop, Inc,
LAST UPDATE: 06/18/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Renewable Energy Tax Credit for Manufacturers (Corporate)
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Corporate Tax Credit
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ118F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - $5 million per year for five years for each renewable energy facility
Maximum Incentive - $5 million per taxpayer per year;
Aggregate cap of $10 million per year for all taxpayers combined
Eligible System Size - Systems must be at least 20 MW or a typical annual generation of at least 40,000 MWh;

Manufacturers: The taxpayer must make a minimum investment of $300 million in new renewable energy facilities

International Operations Centers: The taxpayer must make a minimum investment of $100 million in new renewable energy facilities
Equipment Requirements - Manufacturers: At least 90% of the energy produced by the system must be used for on-site self-consumption

International Operations Centers: By the fifth year the system is in operation, at least 51% of the energy must be used onsite
Carryover Provisions - Excess credit may be carried forward for up to 5 years
BUDGET: $10 million per year
WEBSITE: http://www.azdor.gov/TaxCredits/RenewableEnergyforSelfConsumption.aspx
LAST UPDATE: 04/09/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Renewable Energy Tax Credit for Manufacturers (Personal)
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Personal Tax Credit
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: AZ119F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - $5 million per year for five years for each renewable energy facility
Maximum Incentive - $5 million per taxpayer per year;
Aggregate cap of $10 million per year for all taxpayers combined
Eligible System Size - Systems must be at least 20 MW or a typical annual generation of at least 40,000 MWh;

Manufacturers: The taxpayer must make a minimum investment of $300 million in new renewable energy facilities

International Operations Centers: The taxpayer must make a minimum investment of $100 million in new renewable energy facilities
Equipment Requirements - Manufacturers: At least 90% of the energy produced by the system must be used for on-site self-consumption

International Operations Centers: By the fifth year the system is in operation, at least 51% of the energy must be used onsite
Carryover Provisions - Excess credit may be carried forward for up to 5 years
BUDGET: $10 million per year
WEBSITE: http://www.azdor.gov/TaxCredits/RenewableEnergyforSelfConsumption.aspx
LAST UPDATE: 04/09/2015