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Tax Incentive Information

Tax Incentives

Taxes? Credits?

Both Federal and State Government is promoting solar energy through tax incentives to accelerate the transition towards a more sustainable and renewable energy future. Solar power is a clean energy source that significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions, which are a major contributor to climate change. By offering tax credits and deductions, the government aims to make solar installations more affordable for homeowners and businesses, thereby encouraging widespread adoption. This not only helps in reducing the overall carbon footprint but also fosters energy independence, as reliance on fossil fuels is diminished.

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State
Federal
Grant Programs
Wyoming
30% solar tax credit for your solar system from now through 2032. In 2033, the credit drops to 26%, in 2034, it drops to 22% and in 2035, the credit ends if Congress decides not to renew it.
30% of your total solar system cost for all installations in the U.S. completed through 2032
Not at this time.
Idaho
40% of the cost of a solar, wind, geothermal, and certain biomass energy devices used for heating or electricity generation. This can be applied in the year that the energy system is installed. 20% can be deducted each year for an additional three years. The maximum deduction in any one year is $5,000. The total maximum deduction is $20,000.
30% of your total solar system cost for all installations in the U.S. completed through 2032
Yes; Idaho makes it easy with its State Energy Loan Program, which can be used for home energy upgrades including solar panels, insulation, windows, HVAC, and more. The interest rates vary depending on the loan you select, but won't exceed 7%.
Utah
25% of their solar system costs, capped at $1,600 for systems installed by the end of 2023
30% of your total solar system cost for all installations in the U.S. completed through 2032
Not at this time.

Want to learn more about your state?

With over a decade of experience with installing Solar in Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming, we have learned so much about state and federal tax incentives. Let us help you navigate the forms, answers your questions, and help you put solar on your home or business. 

State you live in?

Utah

Utah residents have a compelling financial incentive to install solar panels on their homes due to the state's generous tax benefits. By opting for solar energy, homeowners can take advantage of both federal and state tax credits, significantly reducing the overall cost of the installation. The Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) allows homeowners to deduct a substantial percentage of their solar installation costs from their federal taxes. Additionally, Utah offers its own state tax credit, further lowering the financial burden. These tax incentives not only make solar energy more affordable but also promote environmental sustainability by encouraging the use of renewable energy sources. For Utah residents, this is a win-win situation: they can enjoy long-term savings on their energy bills while also contributing to a cleaner, greener planet.

Wyoming

Wyoming residents should consider installing solar panels on their homes because the state boasts an abundance of sunshine, making it an ideal location for harnessing solar energy. With over 200 sunny days per year, homeowners can significantly reduce their reliance on traditional energy sources, leading to lower electricity bills and increased energy independence. Additionally, by investing in solar power, residents contribute to reducing carbon emissions and promoting environmental sustainability. The state also offers various incentives, such as federal tax credits and net metering programs, which can offset the initial installation costs, making solar energy a financially viable and eco-friendly choice for Wyoming homeowners.

Idaho

Idaho residents have a compelling reason to consider installing solar panels on their homes due to the significant tax benefits offered. By investing in solar energy, homeowners can take advantage of both federal and state incentives designed to make renewable energy more accessible and affordable. The federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) allows homeowners to deduct a substantial percentage of the cost of installing a solar energy system from their federal taxes. Additionally, Idaho offers its own state tax deductions for residential solar installations, further reducing the overall expense. These financial incentives not only lower the initial investment but also enhance long-term savings on energy bills, making solar power a smart and economically viable choice for Idaho residents looking to reduce their carbon footprint and increase their home's value.

Federal

One of the primary incentives is the Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), which allows homeowners to deduct a substantial percentage of the cost of installing a solar energy system from their federal taxes. As of 2023, the ITC provides a 30% tax credit for systems installed through 2032. This credit applies to both the cost of the system and installation, effectively reducing the overall expense. Besides lowering your tax liability, going solar can also increase your home's value and reduce your monthly energy bills, making it a financially smart and environmentally friendly choice.

Utah Tax Benefits
Idaho Tax Credits
Wyoming State Tax
Solar Panels Technicians

Benefits for Businesses?

Are you wondering if there are tax incentives for business owners? You bet! 

he federal government offers various grants and loan programs through agencies such as the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) that can further assist with the financing of solar projects. These programs are designed to support small to medium-sized businesses in making the transition to renewable energy by providing low-interest loans or grants to offset initial costs.

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