Minnesota - Energy tax credit, solar rebates and incentives

Minnesota Renewable and Solar Energy Incentives

Solar Choice Program – Austin (Residential/Commercial)

Wind and Solar Electric Systems Exemption (Residential)

Minnesota Energy Loan Program – Neighborhood Energy Connection (Residential)

Solar Hot Water Rebate Program (Residential)

Solar Rebate Program (Residential)

Funding for this program comes from Xcel Energy and the Minnesota Office of Energy Security.  The program offers homeowners in the state of Minnesota who purchase and install photovoltaic systems a rebate to offset the initial cost of a system.

Renewable Development Fund Grants (Residential/Commercial)

Utility Loan and Rebate Programs (Residential)

Net Metering (Residential/Commercial)

Federal Tax Credit (Residential/Commercial)

Residential and commercial taxpayers are granted a tax credit of 30% of the total expenses, which include installation of solar panel systems (electricity), solar thermal systems, fuel cells and labor expenses.  Wind energy installations and geothermal pumps are also subject to a tax exemption.

Federal Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Residential)

Energy-Efficient Mortgages (Residential)

Example: 4KW System – Residential Installation Cost

Average Electric Bill: $250/mo

Projected Annual Bill Escalation: 5%

Cost Per Watt: $6.50

Savings of 73% on the total cost of your solar system through incentives

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